When you factor in take-out food, New Yorkers eat out more often than anyone else in the country, according to a new Zagat survey. About 58% of lunches and dinners are prepared outside our NYC kitchens, compared to 47% of such meals nationally.
We spend handsomely for all those prepared-elsewhere suppers. NYC Zagateers reported paying an average of $48.56 per person for dinner (vs. $40.53... » more
At the South Street Seaport, tourists and New Yorkers arrive daily for the latest deals.
In Coney Island, people are out catching a bite at Nathan's Famous and other restaurants before the cold really hits in.
And along Beach Channel Drive, some surf shops and other beach-themed restaurants are closing up following a disappointing summer season.
Superstorm Sandy affected more than... » more
In the past 10 years, eating in New York City has been marked by a rise in all forms of dining — from upscale haute cuisine to food trucks that sling everything from lobster rolls to artisan tacos to everything in between.
We’ve seen the rise of creative cuisine and “molecular gastronomy," and high levels of participation on the public’s part. Good food is everywhere: at music festivals,... » more
Sixty-seven New York City restaurants made Michelin's 2014 restaurant guide yesterday, the most since 2005, when the French guide was first published in the city.
Only one that made the list last year climbed the ranks this year. Jungsik, a Korean restaurant in TriBeCa, earned two stars after receiving one last year.
To assess a restaurant, Michelin "inspectors" judge across... » more
It’s September. And that means a lot of things to a lot of people. But for the insatiable eaters out there, it can only mean one thing: fall restaurant openings! There are many this season, of course, so we’ve decided to break it down for you in an easy-to-follow fashion. Happy eating!
For the beer-swilling pickle lover:
PICKLE SHACK, 256 President St., Gowanus
The specialists... » more