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  1. underground gourmet quick bite
    Mani in Pasta Unleashes the Meatball Bread BowlGiuseppe Manco stuffs meatballs into loaves of bread the way cartoon bank robbers stuff greenbacks into canvas sacks.
  2. the dish
    Bumu’s Rabbit Tsukune Is a Desert-Island MeatballYou dip it in carrot-BBQ sauce.
  3. menu changes
    Ikea’s Meatballs Will Officially Go Vegan This FallThe Swedish retailer is jumping on the vegan bandwagon in the only way it knows how.
  4. Sphereland
    Ikea Plans to Serve Vegetarian Meatballs“A chicken meatball and a veggie ball are under development and will complement our meatball offer next year.”
  5. Stockholm Syndrome
    Ikea Brings New, Improved, Horse-Free Meatballs to Europe Stores“Farm-to-fork” meatballs sound like an improvement.
  6. Menus
    Restaurant Weak: More Than Half of the Dining Out Promotion’s ParticipantsSurprisingly, not that many restaurants have pork belly on for Restaurant Week.
  7. Trends
    Someone Tell Portlandia’s WritersAre pickles passe?
  8. Food TV
    Campanaro Brothers Challenge Forgione Brothers on Iron ChefIt’s “Brothers Battle.”
  9. Giveaways
    Balls Out: Free Meatballs at Pane Panelle TodayLunch or dinner, dine-in only.
  10. Quote of the Day
    Tina Fey’s ‘Disgusting’ Writing Diet Consists of ‘OldActors eat classy; writers eat crap.
  11. Mediavore
    Local Food Pantry Keeps Pets Fed; Here’s a Scientific Approach to KeepingPlus: A topless Montreal restaurant slips back into its clothes; and check out what city will be the next big food town, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. Mediavore
    Fergus Henderson Goes Whole Hog; Martha Stewart Crafts Nativity Scene BehindThe domestic diva bought clay in prison with her commissary cash.
  13. Mediavore
    Philly Hip Hop Legend Tommy Hill Gunned Down at Mt. Airy Bar; Meatballs ArePlus: Only about seven percent of the food served at most children’s hospitals is considered healthy; and a look at the nativity scene Martha Stewart created while in jail, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Neighborhood Watch
    Le Virtu Celebrates Gluttony With Gluttony; Garces Wants You to Meet LaRounding up the region’s neighborhood news.
  15. Food Tour
    Jonathan Waxman Selects Manhattan’s Finest Meatballs“We never found our five,” the Barbuto toque lamented, but we did have a clear winner.
  16. Clone Wars
    Meatball Shop Chef ‘Flattered’ by Forthcoming Competitor Meatball“It’s cool,” says Meatball Shop chef, essentially.
  17. The Other Critics
    Doma’s Ramen Is ‘Intensely Rich’; The Soup Dumplings at Dim Sum Garden AreRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  18. Deals
    Stella Pulls the Plug on Meatball TuesdayThe Tuesday night meatball deal will be replaced by a Monday night date night option geared toward college students.
  19. Foodievents
    Celebrate Meatballs, Chili, Sausages, and Cassoulet!A meatball slapdown, a chilifest, plus cassoulet and sausage festivals.
  20. Foodievents
    This Weekend: Drink Sparkling Wine Like Nixon, Eat Chili and Learn SomethingPlus there’s meatballs and gravy at Amis and tons of Jersey-brewed beers at Iron Hill.
  21. Meatballs: More Local Trendlet Than Trend, And Pretty Darn Tasty Regardless
  22. Menu Changes
    Little Owl’s Gravy Meatball Slider Comes Home to Roost at Village BelleThe Campanero boys bring theri grandmother’s recipe back home.
  23. In the Magazine
    The 2010 Cheap List; Where Chefs Eat in the NeighborhoodPlus: the bite-size food revolution, and the city’s 25 best food trucks.
  24. Truckin’
    Great Balls on Tires Launching with Average Puns That Are TiredFormer Comme Ca chef Michael David will contribute the first “guest ball.”
  25. Truckin’
    Mobile Meat: Mia Dona’s Meatball Wagon and BLT’s Burger TruckThe meatball explosion has returned with a vengeance.
  26. Mediavore
    Ortiz Backs Off Salt Ban; Beekeeping Is LegalPlus: customize your Frappuccino and watch Marcel Vigneron’s new show, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    Get Free Truffle Popcorn at La Folie; Meatball-Eating Record is Broken at IKEA
  28. Mediavore
    Jose Andres Awarded; New Record Set in Meatball EatingThe Bazaar chef is awarded for his creativity, while a man eats 29 meatballs in one minute.
  29. Mediavore
    Dark Lord Day is On the Way; Taco Night Pringles RecalledPlus: is Stumptown the new Starbucks, and the meatball-eating record is shattered, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Awards
    Kobayashi Bashes Meatball RecordTwenty-nine in one minute.
  31. What to Eat
    The Great Meatball MigrationSan Francisco chefs bring their meatballs east.
  32. Chef Shuffle
    Anella’s Michael Sullivan Takes His Grandma’s Meatballs toThe Chanterelle alum is now in the kitchen at the Martignetti brothers’ new venture.
  33. Mediavore
    Dungeness Depression; China Loves Western Food
  34. Openings
    Swedish-Meatball Truck Launches in WilliamsburgServing “French corn dogs,” too!
  35. Trends
    Grub Street Timeline: The Month We Went Mad for MeatballsIn June, meatballs took center stage.
  36. The Orange Line
    Riding the B Line: The Hidden Genius of JoeySomewhere in the world there may be a train line that covers more gastronomic territory than the B and V subway lines, which start in southernmost Brooklyn and end deep in Queens, but if there is, we don’t know about it. For the next twenty-odd weeks, we’ll be riding the B and V from Coney Island all the way to Forest Hills, jumping off frequently to rave about our favorite restaurants and food stores near the subway. This week: Broadway-Lafayette Street
  37. Mediavore
    More Buzz Over Restaurant Liebrandt; A Meatball for the AgesA second trivial press release (uh, the Oregon Museum of Science gala?) alludes to Restaurant Liebrandt 2007, and the chef’s chef is suddenly besieged with questions, which he vows to answer “in due time.” [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine] Related: Vegetables Suggest Liebrandt’s New Restaurant Is a Reality After a nerve-racking two-day delay, a judge has cleared the way for the $565 million Whole Foods–Wild Oats merger. [NYT] The ruination of Times Square is now officially complete, with news of an IHOP on the way. [NYP] A counterterrorism detective has been fired for what might be the best defense for failing a drug test ever: marijuana-spiked meatballs. [NYT]
  38. The Underground Gourmet
    Tuscan Square’s Meatball Maven Gets His Say — and Sandwich of the If you saw Page Six last Thursday, you know that there may be a vast meatball conspiracy upon us. A quick recap of the item: Restaurateur Pino Luongo yields to no one in his devotion to the study and the making of meatballs, and along with Coco Pazzo chef Mark Strausman, he is feverishly scribbling a manuscript entitled Two Meatballs in the Italian Kitchen. Yet Luongo was ignominiously left out of an article by the Lee brothers in the Times’s Dining Section entitled “The Expanding Meatball Universe,” which traced the not-so-recent popularity of the things to the giant beef-veal-and-pork orbs made by Ápizz chef-owner John LaFemina (author of A Man and His Meatballs). Luongo smelled a rotten polpetta.
  39. Mediavore
    La Marqueta Fights City Hall and Wins; Josh DeChellis Out at SumileBrooklyn’s La Marqueta, facing the same kid of pressure as the Red Hook vendors, wins another year and postpones getting the heave-ho from the 70-year-old market. [NYDN] Josh DeChellis has left Sumile Sushi to do a tempura restaurant at 50 Carmine Street. [NYT] Related: Josh DeChellis Dodges a Bullet, and Hits a Bullseye [Grub Street] This is a golden age of meatballs we’re living in. [NYT] Related: Men and Their Meatballs [NYM]