Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Culture

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Reminisce About the Restaurant Savoy

If you’re among those who might pass the corner of Prince and Crosby Streets in SoHo with a pang of nostalgia for the loss of the restaurant Savoy, closed in 2011, you can relive some of its moments...

A New Food Hall for Midtown

Hugh Stubbins, the architect of a landmark skyscraper with an angled roof at Lexington Avenue and 53rd Street, now has his name emblazoned over the entrance to a spacious and soaring new food hall called the Hugh, which...

The Meadow Moves Across Town

A year go, Mark Bitterman closed the Meadow, his West Village shop with its unusual inventory of chocolate bars, salts and bitters. After closing down during the pandemic, he has now relocated across town. At the deep, narrow...

‘The Big Book of Amaro’ Chronicles the World of the Bitter Spirit

In an encyclopedic new book, the Italian amari expert Matteo Zed covers the spirit, the bitter drink as old as monasteries and made new in Brooklyn. Amari are sipped as digestivos, aperitivos and in cocktails. He tells their...

Fall Restaurant Preview: A Reboot for New York

Yoshino New YorkWith just 12 comfy chairs, not stools, the chef Tadashi Yoshida will prepare sushi omakase dinners with approximately six appetizers, 12 pieces of sushi and dessert, for $400. The chef, who followed his father behind the...

There’s Something About Miso – The New York Times

Years ago, at a New York restaurant called Nishi, I tried a cheeky, cheeseless version of cacio e pepe made with chickpea miso. I was skeptical, but the hot, slippery noodles were so satisfying, so full of salty...

Lawsuits Over ‘Misleading’ Food Labels Surge as Groups Cite Lax U.S. Oversight

Jennifer Jacquet, an associate professor of environmental studies at New York University, said legal activism has become the single-most effective tool for holding companies accountable for questionable marketing claims. Professor Jacquet, an expert on seafood production, said the...

A Stew for Labor Day

Good morning. Happy Labor Day. Because of the coronavirus there’ll be no West Indian American Day Parade this year along Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, but if you’d like to get into the spirit of past and future holidays,...

The Ethereal Taste of Flowers

PART OF THE confusion is a matter of terms. The ancients grappled with how to categorize the sensations that come to us through food. As the classicist John Paulas outlines in his 2017 essay “Tastes of the Extraordinary:...

What to Cook This Week

Good morning. Greetings from the middle of a strange holiday weekend. It was meant to be, for some of us, the end not just of unofficial summer but of many of the protocols meant to keep us safe...
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