Restaurants

NYPD closes sexual assault investigations into Mario Batali: Reports

Celebrity chef Mario Batali will reportedly not face charges after being accused of sexual assault by two women. The New York Police Department has closed the two investigations into Batali’s alleged misconduct, multiple outlets report. The NYPD declined to comment on the specifics of any...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 11:56am

7 healthy restaurants in Boston you need to know about in 2019

A pivot to healthy eating after the New Year isn’t a novel concept, but the nutritious eateries that opened in 2018—and those about to open—may make sticking to that pledge feel a little fresher. Here are a few healthy restaurants in Boston you need to know about. 7 healthy...

Friday, January 4, 2019 - 3:43pm

Senor Frog's is closed because New York doesn't love Spring Break

Good luck finding someplace new to drink margaritas by the yard. Señor Frog’s in Times Square was always an oddity, an urban outpost of the Spring Break-themed vaguely Mexican bar-restaurant chain usually found closer to beaches and year-round sunshine. The New York location opened only...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 4:40pm

Where to eat for Christmas in Boston

Between the picky eaters in the family to all that baking and cooking, the holidays can be quite the hassle. Instead of stressing over this year's feast, relax and let someone else handle kitchen duties. Check out our guide to where to you should book a reservation to celebrate Christmas in...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 3:41pm

NYC home to most best restaurants in America: OpenTable

New York City has long been a haven for foodies, and more than just having a lot of options, the five boroughs are home to the biggest share of best restaurants in America, according to OpenTable. OpenTable announced its 100 Best Restaurants in America 2018 list this week, looking at the dining...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:23am

The last days of brunch at the Waldorf Astoria

When the Waldorf Astoria closes at the end of this month for a long conversion to turn most of the hotel into luxury condos, New York will lose one of its most lavish experiences: brunch at Peacock Alley. On Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the historic hotel’s lobby restaurant spills...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 11:41am

Where to order Thanksgiving dinner in Boston

Everybody loves to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast, but being in charge of the cooking and prep work is an entirely different story. Instead of breaking a sweat in the kitchen, let someone else handle the hassle of Turkey Day. Here's our guide to where to order Thanksgiving dinner in Boston this...

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:12pm

Feast at three of the best restaurants in Boston with this epic food crawl

What's better than eating at one of the best restaurants in Boston? How about feasting at three of the Hub's top spots in just one night. That's right, the JK Food Group, the collection of acclaimed restaurants by James Beard award winners Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette, is...

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:30pm

Dana Pollack, founder of Dana's Bakery, dishes on her favorite UES spots

You know the sweet genius behind the Mookie™, a French macaron gently folded and baked inside a cookie, has good tastes. Dana Pollack, founder of Dana’s Bakery where you can find that delicious dessert mash-up, is also the reason we have the equal parts delicious and visually stunning...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 1:21pm

7 new Boston restaurants to check out this fall

The city's food scene is always buzzing, no matter what season it is. But there's something about fall in the Hub that makes dinner dates out on the town even more special. As autumn kicks into gear, here's a guide to some of the new Boston restaurants you should check out this season...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 4:16pm

These Manhattan neighborhoods have noisiest bars and restaurants: SoundPrint

Noise complaints are among the top calls 311 receives each year, but before you automatically assume your neighbors are killjoys, listen up. A new study from SoundPrint discovered that the majority of bars and restaurants in Manhattan have potentially dangerous noise levels. SoundPrint is a...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 4:16pm

PHOTOS: The Cronut birthday party at Dominique Ansel Bakery

After three years and 36 flavors, the Cronut remains as much of a star as the day it was born. The doughnut-croissant hybrid that changed the pastry world celebrated its third birthday this week, and like any proper proud papa, Cronut creator Dominique Ansel threw a party at his SoHo...

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 2:02pm

Eat Here Now: Taiwan's salty cheese tea trend arrives in Queens

Each week, I'll pick three places to check out. They're totally subjective and occasionally political, just like New York's dining scene. Happy Lemon If there is one thing most of us can agree on, it's that cheese is good. Completely versatile and somehow the perfect complement in...

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:07pm

Quality Eats and Interboro launch the perfect beer to pair with that steak

Haven’t quite discovered the perfect beer to pair with that medium-rare steak you always order from Quality Eats? Quality Branded — the company behind, you guessed it, Quality Eats, Quality Meats and Quality Italian — teamed up with Interboro Spirits and Ales to fix that exact...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 3:46pm

Not into frose? Head to the UES for a glass of frisky, the whiskey version

Your friends know basically every restaurant or bar where you can get frose, or frozen rose, in NYC — but you’re not that into wine. You love the idea of a frozen cocktail, but rose just isn’t for you. The Infirmary, a Cajun restaurant and bar on the Upper East Side, must have had...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:26am

Don't sleep on the new flavors of cheesecake at The Cheesecake Factory

Drop what you’re doing and make reservations for dinner at The Cheesecake Factory now. Trust us, you might not even want an entree when you hear about the Cheesecake Factory new cheesecake options. We’ll tell you right now that you’ll hear no judgement from us if you decide to...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 4:20pm

Aquavit’s Emma Bengtsson on helping homeless, her Michelin star and the carrots that inspired her

On Monday night, six Michelin-starred city chefs join forces — and plates — to help fight hunger and homelessness in New York City as part of Breaking Ground’s second annual Serving Up Home tasting event. Taking place at the supportive housing developer’s Prince George...

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 10:25am

NY man gets unwanted ingredient on his burger at a Queens restaurant: spit

Father’s Day quickly went from happy to disgusting when a man noticed the receipt on his burger included the command "please spit in it." The man ordered a burger from Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden in Astoria, Queens. There was a mix-up, but everything seemed to work out —...

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 1:06pm

Beyond Sausage debuts at New York sausage emporium Schaller's

The vegan trend has come for your sausages — and it’s at one of the city’s most iconic meat emporiums. Opened by German immigrants in 1937, Schaller & Weber has been the Upper East Side’s destination for every kind of cylindrical meat, as Eastern Europeans prefer....

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 11:09am

Here's the all-star menu at Chefs Club Counter, the fine-fast restaurant

Celebrity chef food is coming to a new fast-casual — excuse me, “fine-fast” — setting in SoHo. Los Angeles breakfast sensation Eggslut and New York’s own Jean-George Vongerichten make up the spectrum of popular to venerable chefs whose dishes will be served at Chefs...

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 10:12am