MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Jason Diamond

  1. talking to
    Welcome to the New York NicoverseGrabbing sandwiches with Nicolas Heller and his band of unlikely food influencers.
  2. report
    The Best Bagels in the World? They Might Be on Long Island.Hot and fresh and just off Jericho Turnpike.
  3. little ukraine
    A Journey Down the Borscht RiverEating my way through my ancestors’ food, again and again and again.
  4. closings
    When Red Sauce Went High FashionForlini’s, Vogue, and a classic New York revinvention.
  5. ice cream
    Mister Softee’s Jingle Is the Sweetest Song I KnowThe trucks have officially returned to the streets of New York.
  6. sandwiches
    The Chopped Cheese Heads West. And South. And East …Reverent versions of New York’s iconic bodega sandwich are popping up all across America.
  7. openings
    How New York Is Finding Comfort in the Food of Eastern EuropeWe can still depend on dumplings.
  8. openings
    A New Pizza Joint That Feels Like It’s Been There ForeverConsidering the almighty slice at Mo’s General in Williamsburg.
  9. what to eat
    What It Means to Be a ‘Jewish’ Restaurant Right NowMore chefs and owners are working to explore our ancestors’ complicated flavors.
  10. reopening
    Neighbors Rallied to Save Their Restaurants. Can They Keep the Party Going?“There have been a lot of happy tears.”
  11. essays
    What Is Shiva Now?Why the new movie Shiva Baby makes one writer miss a very specific kind of eating.
  12. closings
    Good-bye to Mission Dolores, a Perfect Bar for EverythingThe bar, in a converted auto garage, straddled the literal and figurative barriers of its surrounding neighborhoods.
  13. closings
    Good-bye to Sammy’s Roumanian and Its Glorious SchmaltzNew York’s favorite “Jewish disco” has closed its doors for good.
  14. closings
    Good-bye to the City Bakery, a Place That Actually Felt Like a Nora Ephron MovieThe home of the pretzel croissant managed to be quaint, familiar, and luxurious all at once.
  15. closings
    Good-bye to Sidewalk Cafe, a Horrible Place That New York Will Miss DearlyIt was a café where weirdos and dreamers could try to make a piece of this city their own.
  16. openings
    Why Bill Murray’s Kid’s New Restaurant Is Worth Taking SeriouslyHomer Murray has paid his dues in a very tough industry.