Monthly Archives: February 2014

NYC Taco Hunting: Have You Tried These Rare Tacos?

In theory, the taco is a simple food: tortilla, filling, maybe some garnish, done. But there’s an incredible variety of what you can stick in that tortilla well beyond the usual chicken-beef-pork. From eggs (beyond breakfast tacos) to off-off cuts (eyes, anyone?) to fried bugs, the taco comes in many flavors, and if you hunt [...]

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What’s Up in Pizza: Pizza Perfume, Maxwell’s Transformation, and More!

If you’ve ever wanted to walk around constantly smelling like pizza, now’s your chance! Also: iconic Hoboken rock club Maxwell’s shutters it’s music doors and opens it’s pizza doors instead, and Hungry Howie’s prepares to run ads detailing it’s "Howie’s for Life" contest during Super Bowl Sunday. from Serious Eats http://ift.tt/1iMFJcn via IFTTT

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We Try the Falafel Pie From Benjy’s Kosher Pizza Dairy Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Queens

The five boroughs are dotted with numerous cuisine-unspecific kosher restaurants, serving everything from shawarma to pizza to sushi, all rabbinically approved for Orthodox Jewish consumption. Benjy’s Kosher Pizza Dairy Restaurant & Sushi Bar in Flushing is one notable example. According to the restaurant’s extended name, a woman I spoke to while having lunch there, and [...]

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Macadamia Nut “Ricotta” From ‘Nom Nom Paleo’

Nut "cheese" is not the first thing I expected to make from a Paleo cookbook. Most nut cheese recipes call for cashews; as someone with a cashew allergy, I have tended to avoid all dairy-free cheeses for the sake of safety. So I was pleasantly surprised when Michelle Tam’s recipe for nut "cheese" in her [...]

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The Monte Cristo Burger at Umami Burger is Better Than You’d Expect

Designed in collaboration with Ink chef and former Top Chef champion Michael Voltaggio, this burger is topped with Busseto prosciutto and Gruyère fondue and served on a French toast-ified bun dusted with powdered sugar. A first glance it seemingly appeals solely to gluttonous masochists and lovers of a good culinary mashup. Sadly, I am both. [...]

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Bake the Book: Banana Upside-Down Cake with Malted Pudding

Bananas and nuts are an idiot-proof combination, but the addition of malted milk is like having a milkshake in cake form. Which is to say, excellent. from Serious Eats http://ift.tt/1kwLdbN via IFTTT

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Behind the Scenes at Fee Brothers

Known best for its bitters, Fee Brothers has been around for 150 years. We had a chance to go behind the scenes at the company’s Rochester, NY headquarters. from Serious Eats http://ift.tt/1dF2l6Z via IFTTT

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Eat This Now: Buffalo Rolls at South Branch

The Buffalo Rolls at South Branch could’ve failed miserably for all the reasons most take out egg rolls flounder, but in the face of adversity, these rolls rise to the top. from Serious Eats http://ift.tt/1jtft7f via IFTTT

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Get Grilled Apple-Topped Burgers at Burger King Japan

Instead of tomato, two new burgers from Burger King Japan are sporting grilled apple slices. from Serious Eats http://ift.tt/1enVMpn via IFTTT

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Chinese Dessert Spot InDessert Does Green Tea Waffles

The menu is always changing InDessert, our favorite Chinese sit-down dessert spot in Chinatown, but this Green Tea Waffle ($6.50) has become one of our standbys. Three waffle quadrants (what happens to the fourth?) hit the plate with a scoop of ice cream, a drizzle of condensed milk, whipped cream, and some strawberries for good [...]

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