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  1. awards
    The James Beard Foundation Announces Its 2020 ‘America’s Classics’The honorees include the supposed birthplace of the chicken tender and a border-town destination for cow’s head barbacoa.
  2. grub guides
    What to Drink at New York’s Most Exciting New Cocktail BarsAn izakaya in Sunset Park, the best new spot for $10 dirty martinis, a classy sports bar inside a coffee shop and more.
  3. closings
    Heavily Hyped Restaurants Are Closing at an Alarming RateIn the space of a few weeks, too many big-name chefs have been forced to shutter restaurants that seemed poised to succeed.
  4. openings
    Bar Camillo Is a New Destination for Negronis and PinsaThe latest restaurant from the Locanda Vini e Olii team has 9 different takes on the classic cocktail alongside a homey Rome-inspired menu.
  5. grocery wars
    Wegmans Is Now Delivering Groceries to ManhattanThe cult grocery chain will hop the East River with a little help from Instacart.
  6. grub guides
    It Is a Very Good Time to Go Eat Some CroquettesOne of the best finger foods in existence is suddenly on menus everywhere.
  7. the chain gang
    Papa John Says He Didn’t Actually Eat All Those PizzasThe greasy-pizza mogul walks back his incredible claim.
  8. closings
    Michelin-Starred Restaurant Aldea Will Close This MonthChef George Mendes gave a modern treatment to Iberian cuisine in a sophisticated space.
  9. food tv
    Watch AOC Talk BECs and Bartending in the BronxThe House representative spends a day with Desus and Mero.
  10. grub guides
    New York’s Most Romantic Restaurants, According to 33 ChefsJust in time for Valentine’s Day.
  11. protests
    Why Restaurant Workers Are Protesting New York’s Minimum Wage PlanWhile the minimum wage has gone up to $15 for most tipped workers, restaurant workers have been left out.
  12. openings
    Mokyo Is an Affordable, Appealing New Spot for Korean Small PlatesChef Kyungmin Kay Hyun’s menu pulls inspiration from Peru, Spain, China, and more.
  13. food allergies
    The FDA Approves the First Peanut-Allergy DrugThe treatment involves building up a partial immunity to the nut over six months.
  14. mwah!
    The Chef’s Kiss in Emoji Form Will Soon Be a RealityPlus all the other new food emoji coming to a mobile device near you.
  15. food politics
    A Brooklyn Bakery Is Sending Cakes to 53 Republican Senators TodayNew York’s own Butter & Scotch is asking lawmakers to let former national security adviser John Bolton testify in the ongoing impeachment trial.
  16. the chain gang
    Krispy Kreme Will Glaze New York City With 6 New StoresThe doughnut chain is staging a massive comeback for 2020.
  17. controversies
    Here Are 13,253 More Reasons to Avoid ChipotleThe state of Massachusetts just hit the restaurant chain with a $1.3 million fine for child-labor violations.
  18. grub guides
    Where to Eat on Super Bowl Sunday If You Don’t Care About FootballIt’s the deadest restaurant night of the year, which is why it’s the perfect time to grab an otherwise impossible-to-reserve table.
  19. odes
    The Best Super Bowl Food Is Pigs in a BlanketWeenies over wings, every time.
  20. ch-ch-changes
    Daniel Humm Will Part Ways With the NoMad HotelIt’s the Eleven Madison Park chef’s second big breakup in the past year.
  21. grub guides
    Where to Eat New York’s Most Impressive New Fried Rice DishesChefs are taking the classic dish to delicious new levels.
  22. cash money
    New York City Businesses Will Soon Have to Accept CashThe City Council is set to pass a bill that will make it illegal for businesses to turn down hard currency.
  23. sweet tooth
    New Mexico’s State Cookie Gets Its Due in ManhattanMeet the bizcochito.
  24. lawsuits
    San Antonio Has Spent $315,000 to Keep Chick-fil-A OutThe Texas city is embroiled in two lawsuits and a government investigation since barring the chicken-sandwich chain from the local airport.
  25. sweet tooth
    In Praise of the Long Dessert MenuDinner is never more fun than when there are a dozen sweets to choose from.
  26. grub guides
    Here Are the NYC Restaurants Raising Money for AustraliaWhere to eat and drink to help the people of Australia.
  27. french stuff
    Michelin Guide Demotes Paul Bocuse’s Restaurant to Two Measly StarsThe restaurant had received three stars, the guide’s highest rating, for more than five decades straight.
  28. tv land
    Sandi Toksvig Is Leaving The Great British Bake-Off After 3 SeasonsThe Danish-born Brit will focus on other duties at the Channel 4 network.
  29. grub guides
    The Grub Street Guide to Drinking and Buying Natural Wine in New YorkThere’s never been a better time to embrace the glou glou life in all its glory.
  30. the other critics
    The New York Times Demotes Sushi Nakazawa From Its Highest RatingManhattan is now home to one less four-star establishment.
  31. grub guides
    The Best Way to Hack Your Lunch Salad, According to 11 Food ExpertsUp your Sweetgreen or Chopt game with a little help from the professionals.
  32. chickennnn
    Woman Who Went Viral for Losing Family Feud Wins at LifeTo the tune of $10,000 worth of food from Popeyes (the restaurant, not the cartoon character).
  33. openings
    Affordable, Asian-Carribean Food and Colorful Cocktails Come to Bed-StuyLocals will find oxtail dumplings, curry-crab rangoons, and plenty of rum at Sally’s, the newest project from the Sally Roots team.
  34. lawsuits
    Ken Friedman Will Pay $240,000 to Settle Sexual-Harassment SuitThe Spotted Pig owner agreed to pay the six-figure amount, plus a share of his profits, to 11 plaintiffs as part of a settlement.
  35. meat alternatives
    Everything You Need to Know About Impossible Foods’ Plant-Based ‘Pork’The tech company’s quest to create a vegetarian alternative for every animal protein on Earth continues apace.
  36. openings
    A New Bakery Specializes in Perfect Versions of Classic American DessertsYou’ll find custom cakes, from-scratch Oreos, and plenty of cookies at Red Gate in the East Village.
  37. crime
    Who’s Stealing Delivery Workers’ Bikes?Two dozen e-bikes have been targeted since the fall, and workers are worried.
  38. openings
    A Spot for Thoughtful, Affordable Mexican Food Arrives in Bed-StuyHouston native Natalie Hernandez is bringing the Mexico of her childhood to Boca Santa.
  39. this is very french
    French Chef Loses Case Against MichelinMarc Veyrat sued to find out why he was downgraded from three stars to two stars, but a French court sided with Michelin’s right to do as it pleases.
  40. controversies
    A Police Officer Lied About Having ‘Pig’ Written on His Coffee CupNot to be confused with the police officer who actually did have ‘pig’ written on his coffee cup in November.
  41. environmental concerns
    Organic Valley Was Fined for Dumping Milk Into an Oregon RiverThe company doesn’t plan on fighting the fine.
  42. whoops
    Turns Out Padma Lakshmi and Priyanka Chopra Are Different PeopleThe New Yorker learned a hard lesson about confusing South Asian people over the weekend.
  43. grub guides
    12 New Restaurants Worth Checking Out While Everyone’s Out of TownIncluding brasserie-style fare at a new Williamsburg restaurant, a beloved pop-up-turned-full service restaurant, and a zero-waste wine bar.
  44. legislation
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Has Vetoed the E-Bike BillIt’s a serious blow for the delivery workers who rely on them.
  45. grub guides
    The Last-minute Guide to Celebrating New Year’s Eve in New YorkWhether you want to blow an entire paycheck on a night on the town or get quietly drunk over a delicious meal.
  46. environmental concerns
    San Francisco Cafés Are Dropping Disposable CupsThis is exactly how the anti-plastic straw movement began.
  47. grub guides
    10 Last-minute Food Gifts You Can Buy Right NowHoliday cookie boxes, ice-cream sandwiches, and more.
  48. controversies
    A Nation Divided: Does Old Bay Belong on Grits?A food debate for the ages.
  49. worst of new york
    ’Twas Another Horrible SantaCon in NYCWith the exception of a surprise Gucci Mane appearance.
  50. grub guides
    Where to Eat This Christmas in New York CityFeasts, feasts, and more feasts.
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