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  1. Goodbyes
    For Its Final Month, Alder Will Serve a Greatest-Hits MenuThis is your last chance to eat Wylie Dufresne’s beer-cheese burger.
  2. Closings
    Wylie Dufresne Will Close Alder at the End of the MonthCome September, the influential chef will be without a restaurant for the first time in 12 years.
  3. Cheap Eats 2015
    How to Find the Hidden Deals on Not-So-Cheap MenusPinch pennies by getting up early, showing restraint, and eating your greens.
  4. Trendlet
    Adam Platt Ranks 6 of Our Favorite New Tasting MenusOver the last several months, newly refurbished tasting ateliers, discreet dining bars, and elaborately conceived chef’s menus have been popping up with such frequency that it’s hard to keep track of them all.
  5. Video Feed
    Watch a Short, Bittersweet Documentary About the Final Days of wd~50The 15-minute retrospective honors chef Wylie Dufresne’s now-closed restaurant.
  6. Menu Changes
    Wylie Dufresne Will Launch a New $65 Nightly Tasting Menu at AlderIt kicks off on April 29.
  7. Foodievents
    Here’s Your Way to Try Wylie Dufresne’s New Experimental DishesHe’s launching “Test Kitchen Tuesdays” at Alder.
  8. Grub Guides
    Where to Go Eat, Now That It’s Finally Nice OutQuit binge-watching Netflix.
  9. Wine Time
    Why You Should Drink Rosé All Year LongIt’s less fashionable summertime prop than versatile food wine, with the refreshing acidity of a white and a modicum of the rich fruit and tannic structure of a red.
  10. Game Day
    Wylie Dufresne Will Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday With Beer Queso andMasa chips and pimenton chicharrones are included, naturally. And everything is sold to go.
  11. News
    Tonight, Wylie Dufresne Will Sell His First-Ever Burger at AlderHe grinds shio kombu into the meat.
  12. Grub Guides
    13 Compelling New Brunch Dishes That Go Way Beyond Eggs BenedictFried-oyster breakfast tacos, pork burgers, and paella.
  13. Grub Guides
    22 Comforting New Dishes to Get You Through the Season’s First Cold SnapWood-fired pancakes, meaty pastas, and hot booze.
  14. Last Days
    wd~50 Made More Than $100,000 in 10 Minutes TodayTalk about going out with a bang.
  15. Last Days
    Wylie Dufresne Commemorating Final Two Weeks of wd~50 With Ticketed BlowoutWylie Dufresne’s pioneering restaurant is going out with a crazy modernist bang, or course, and not at all with a whimper.
  16. Grub Guides
    13 Restaurant Cocktails That Don’t SuckDespite what Pete Wells says, there are many great mixed drinks.
  17. Grub Guides
    12 Fresh New Dishes That Make the Most of Summer TomatoesThe season is short. This is how you take advantage of it while you can.
  18. Legacies
    Wylie Dufresne’s Unwavering Vision Turned wd~50 Into a Vital New YorkThe chef never strayed from his original plan for the restaurant, even as others suggested he should — and that’s exactly why it’s so worthy of celebration.
  19. Closings
    wd~50 Will Indeed Close Because of Real Estate IssuesThe good news is that the chef has begun working on plans to relocate.
  20. Closings
    Trailblazing Restaurant wd~50 Will Close Later This Year“Come celebrate with us for the next 173 days.”
  21. Grub Guides
    The Very-Last-Minute Guide to Mother’s Day Brunch, Which Is ThisThe Dutch, Il Buco Alimentari, and Alder still have tables available.
  22. Rumors
    Wylie Dufresne Says ‘Don’t Worry’ About wd~50“We’re okay,” he says.
  23. Rumors
    Is Wylie Dufresne’s wd~50 in Danger of Closing?There’s a big new building going up on the site.
  24. Grub Guides
    Finger Food: 14 Hot New York Restaurants Serving Delicious DipsThe Clam, Gato, Estela, and more.
  25. Video Feed
    Watch Wylie Dufresne Make Shrimp-Noodle Ramen and Blow Eggs on FallonThe wd~50 chef is better at peeling eggs than you are.
  26. Lists
    Sushi Nakazawa, Carbone Top New York Times 10 Best Restaurants of 2013It really was a banner year for restaurants.
  27. Grub Guides
    Get Drunk, Stay Warm: 14 New Hot, Comforting Cocktails’Tis the season to spike apple cider, hot chocolate, and tea.
  28. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Wells Gives the Elm Two Stars; Sutton Praises AlderPlus: Steve Cuozzo on Il Gattopardo, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  29. Grub Guides
    Bottle Service: The Top Wines Under $50 at 16 Buzzy New York RestaurantsAs selected by Rom Toulon, managing partner at Tribeca’s 24 Hubert Wines.
  30. Navel Gazing
    John Mariani Says Modernist Cooking Is Over, Despite Plenty of Evidence to theEven he can’t believe this drivel.
  31. Grub Guides
    18 Places With Fantastic New Tomato Dishes to Eat This SummerIncluding Alder, the Musket Room, and Marietta.
  32. Video Feed
    Watch Wylie Dufresne in Action at Alder“Whereas wd~50 is more of, sort of, the only boat in the pond, we’re in a pond full of boats.”
  33. Great Noise Boom
    Platt: Why Restaurants Are Louder Than EverA look at the most disruptive restaurant trend over the past decade.
  34. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Wells Praises Alder; Sutton Pans ABC CocinaPlus: Cuozzo goes on a reviewing rampage, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  35. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Wells Gives One Star to Lafayette; Newcomer Daniel S. MeyerPlus: Four stars for Cull & Pistol, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  36. Clam Power
    A Guide to Buying, Shucking, and Eating ClamsIt’s hard to imagine that the humble clam was ever more fashionable than it is now.
  37. Restaurant Review
    Platt: Alder and Pearl & Ash Deliver More Than They PromiseWylie Dufresne tries simplified cuisine, while Richard Kuo brings a “progressive wine bar” to the Bowery.
  38. The Other Critics
    The Other Critics: Pete Wells Gives Three Stars to Carbone; Alder Receives FourPlus: Steve Cuozzo asks “WTF,” and more, in this week’s roundup.
  39. Quote of the Day
    Wylie Dufresne Swears He Was Never Trying to Gross You Out“I hope I’ve never served anything that was downright gross.”
  40. The Other Critics
    The Other Crtics: Pete Wells Digs Osso Buco at Caravaggio; Tejal Rao Says AlderPlus: Cuozzo at Le Philosophe and Sietsema at Cole’s Greenwich Village.
  41. Grub Guides
    Spring Drinking: 13 Spots Where You Can Order a Great Gin and TonicCata, Alder, and ABC Cocina are doing exotic riffs on the classic cocktail.
  42. The Other Critics
    Pete Wells Loves the Wine at Pearl & Ash; Stan Sagner and Joshua David SteinPlus: Tejal Rao on Feast, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  43. Happy Anniversary
    Last Night Wylie Dufresne’s Former Chefs Celebrated wd~50 With Squid andAlso, Tosi made an oozing American cheese dessert.
  44. Anniversaries
    A Decade of Influence: The wd~50 Family TreeIn the ten years since Wylie Dufresne opened his groundbreaking restaurant, his staff has helped redefine New York City’s food landscape.
  45. Openings
    First Look at Alder, Wylie Dufresne’s Pub-Style East Village RestaurantThis is a hard a table to score.
  46. Openings
    Behold the Menu for Alder, Which Opens TodayOxtail stew, rye pasta, and a sea buckthorn cocktail.
  47. Fruit Brutes
    Kumquats Are the Hottest New Ingredient, But Only for the Next Twenty MinutesBetter get on it.
  48. Party Time
    Two Special Guest Dinners: Chris Cosentino at Empellón Cocina; Tosi,Mark your calendars. Save your paychecks.
  49. Opening Soon
    Wylie Dufresne to Open Alder on March 28Hooray!
  50. Spring Preview 2013
    Spring Preview: From Lobster Clubs to Hamachi Collars, the Season’s MostA look at the biggest upcoming openings.
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