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  1. food delivery
    What You Need to Know About NYC’s New Delivery-App LawsThe City Council just passed a historic set of protections for delivery workers
  2. reopening
    Blue Hill at Stone Barns Will Return Next Month“563 days of not being Blue Hill got us thinking about what should come next.”
  3. the grub street diet
    Elizabeth Bruenig Is Already in Fall Mode“I wolfed down the last Pumpkin & Spice Siggi’s while flipping pancakes for the kids.”
  4. encounter
    A Chef Prepares to Step OutJackie Carnesi is building her first kitchen, both figuratively and literally.
  5. chains
    Krispy Kreme to Unvaccinated Americans: Okay, But What About Two Free Doughnuts?The doughnut store is battling COVID the only way it knows how.
  6. reopening
    How Will the City Actually Enforce the Restaurant Vaccination Mandate?The so-called Key to NYC program begins to roll out this week.
  7. the end
    America’s Decline Continues As ‘Hard’ Mountain Dew Is UnveiledAn alcoholic version of the neon-green soda will crash onto store shelves early next year.
  8. sincere scoops
    What’s Wrong With Ice Cream Right Now?We should always be striving to make the next salted caramel.
  9. rip
    Kitchen Arts & Letters’ Nach Waxman Has DiedFor nearly 40 years, he was a go-to resource for chefs, writers, and curious home cooks
  10. killing it
    Cooking With Paris Is Anti-Aspirational Food TelevisionParis Hilton rattles the very foundations of cooking shows.
  11. vaccines
    Danny Meyer Announced a Vaccine Mandate at His Restaurants — Will Others Follow?“We feel like we’ve got an amazing responsibility to keep our staff members and our guests safe.”
  12. wegmans
    Wegmans Will Take Over the Haunted Astor Place Kmart SpaceThe cult-favorite grocery chain is set to make its Manhattan debut.
  13. openings
    What to Eat at the Social, the Brand-New Shop From Ample Hills’ FoundersFudge crackle, ice-cream sodas, doughnut sundaes, and more.
  14. market forces
    Even Biden Says Restaurants Need to Pay Better“I think it really is a matter of people deciding now that they have opportunities to do other things.”
  15. the group portrait
    Who Are the People That Flavor America’s Food?In New Jersey, a quiet industry determines what makes ketchup taste ketchup-y.
  16. interview
    As Restaurant Workers Fled New York, This Chef Came Back“Once I left, I realized how good everything was. I appreciate it more now.”
  17. the grub street diet
    State Senator Jabari Brisport Loves to Explain That Oreos Are Vegan“Wait — what’s the cream made out of?”
  18. stunts
    How the Kraft Mac and Cheese Ice Cream WonAmerica wasn’t ready to love it, but in the end, we didn’t stand a chance.
  19. rants
    Enough With the BeetsBeet steaks will always be a letdown.
  20. restaurant revitalization fund
    How the Government’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Went So WrongMore than 250,000 restaurants are still waiting for relief, and now the fund is out of money.
  21. the grub street diet
    Ronan Farrow Wants to Order a Side of Lox“They’ll be like, ‘That’s not a thing. What does that mean?’”
  22. summer of hedonism?
    Dating App Bumble Will Open an IRL Space for Dates This SummerBumble Brew is a new place specially designed for your next awkward meet-up.
  23. what to eat
    A Salad That’s Also a RevelationAt Victor in Gowanus, a plate of lettuce makes a case for itself.
  24. reopening
    Does Eleven Madison Park’s Vegan-Friendly Menu Live Up to the Hype?An amateur vegan and a professional food critic debate the merits of chef Daniel Humm’s intricate vegetable cooking.
  25. edouardo jordan
    What You Need to Know About the Allegations Against Star Chef Edouardo JordanAccording to a Seattle Times report, 15 women have accused the chef of sexual misconduct
  26. previews
    Here’s Where You’ll Be Eating NextSaraghina Caffè, Sixty Three Clinton, Runner Up, and more.
  27. reopening
    Everything You Need to Know About Eating in Restaurants Right NowThe world has changed. So have dining rooms.
  28. small bites
    Free Costco Samples Are Back, BabyNature is healing, etc.
  29. silver linings
    In Praise of Small MenusTrue luxury is having someone else make decisions for you.
  30. impostors
    Everything You Need to Know About the Meat Scandal Taking Over InstagramOne former employee alleges Belcampo Meat Co. isn’t as transparent as it seems.
  31. produce section
    A Year Without CeltuceWhen restaurants closed, farmers did their best to pivot. Now, the chefs are coming back.
  32. the grub street diet
    Bim Adewunmi Runs on Tea and Biscuits“I don’t know how I used to commute and go places and then sometimes go out after work!”
  33. dumplings
    Brooklyn Dumpling Shop Is the Latest Attempt to Modernize the AutomatAre contact-free chicken-Parm dumplings the way of the future?
  34. chains
    Unlikely Public-Health Advocate McDonald’s Wants to Help America Get VaxxedIf free doughnuts couldn’t do it, maybe informative coffee cups can?
  35. kicking the tires
    Michelin Is Awarding Stars Again. Here’s the Full List of New York Winners.After a COVID-related delay, the company’s latest rankings offer a few surprises.
  36. veggies
    Why Daniel Humm’s Decision to Eliminate Meat Is a Huge DealHe’s not the first chef to embrace plant-based eating, but he has a singular platform to explain its benefits.
  37. reopening
    NYC’s Summer of Hedonism Will Start Even Earlier Than Expected, Cuomo SaysThe governor wants to have everything back at full capacity before the end of the month.
  38. veggies
    Eleven Madison Park Will Reopen Next Month With a Fully Plant-Based Menu“It was clear that after everything we all experienced this past year, we couldn’t open the same restaurant.”
  39. reopening
    NYC Rejoices As COVID ‘Snack’ Rule Is Set to End and Bar Seating ReturnsNew Yorkers can once again order a drink without the need to get a sandwich, too.
  40. reports
    What You Need to Know About the Troubling Times Report on the Willows InnAnother star chef, and another spate of horrifying allegations.
  41. the group portrait
    Photo: The Activists Bringing Justice to CannabisThey believe legalization isn’t about weed but about equity and restitution.
  42. the office
    Looking Back at the Truly Debauched Office Holiday PartyAfter cocktails in the conference room, it could get a little sleazy.
  43. openings
    Inside Stretch, Wylie Dufresne’s Sold-out Pizza Pop-up“I was like, You know what, this pizza oven’s here. Why don’t I make pizza?
  44. summer of hedonism
    Confirmed: It Will Now Be the Summer of the Cosmopolitan“It’s such a democratic drink.”
  45. produce section
    The Ramps Are Here, and This Year, That’s Actually ExcitingPeople will tell you ramps taste like stronger leeks or garlicky scallions, but what ramps actually taste like is anticipation.
  46. everything you need to know
    How to (Legally) Smoke Marijuana in New York CityWhat you can do now and what will happen over time.
  47. smoke alarm
    Recreational Weed Is Immediately Legal in New YorkThe city’s summer of hedonism gets an early start.
  48. reopening
    How New York’s Open Streets Program Will Work in 2021Neighborhoods are gearing up for season two.
  49. the grub street diet
    Cartoonist Emily Flake Bakes Pie to Show Off“This is literally the only thing I will ever brag about.”
  50. chains
    Krispy Kreme Vaccine Doughnut Deal Also Available to Anti-VaxxersFree doughnuts for everyone, basically.
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