Hungry City: Two New Stops for Middle Eastern Food: Dizengoff and Gyro96

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DizengoffNYT Critics’ Pick August 25, 2016 Hungry City By LIGAYA MISHAN

Here is pita as it’s meant to be, just shoveled from the oven, with pocks of scorch and loose blackened flour coming off on fingertips, leaving a dusty spoor on sleeves.

At Dizengoff, a

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14 New Bars and Nightlife Spots Opening This Fall

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A bartender at Blacktail. Photo: Courtesy of Blacktail

For Cocktails

BlackTail
Pier A Harbor House, 22 Battery Pl., nr. Little West St.; 646-422-7906. Just opened.
This spot from the founders of the Dead Rabbit is meant to recall Cuba during America’s Prohibition. There’s décor culled from Havana antiques shops, palm

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April Bloomfield’s Chopped Cheese Is the Sandwich We Can’t Wait to Eat

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A bodega speciality from one of New York’s most talented chefs. Photo: Melissa Hom

Funny how the chopped cheese, a burger-cheesesteak hybrid with a cult following, has never really caught on with the masses. Despite the fact that this lip smacker is thought to have first appeared on

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A Guide to Harlem’s New Wave of African Restaurants

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Take the A train to Africa. Photo: Bobby Doherty/New York Magazine

Harlem’s African-restaurant scene has been fairly insular, mainly attracting immigrants homesick for their native dishes. And as upper Manhattan continues to gentrify, beloved neighborhood spots clustered around 116th Street’s “Little Senegal” have been displaced. The good news

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From Iran to Harlem: Fighting Discrimination With Street Art

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Street artist Erik Burke stands in front of his mural at Harriet Tubman School in Harlem.

Not A Crime Campaign

On a recent summer day in East Harlem, Alexander Keto stood on a ladder above a group of sixth graders playing basketball, aerosol can…

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$7 for Corn Flakes? Cereal Gets Makeover at Kellogg’s Store in Times Square

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By JONAH ENGEL BROMWICH June 30, 2016

Cereal is going upscale.

In a brave new world of breakfast food, replete with to-go bars and microwaveable sandwiches, companies like Kellogg’s and General Mills have seen their cereal sales decline over the past decade.

Now, in hopes of helping its…

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Off the Menu: Aska Gives Its New-Nordic Food a New Home

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June 28, 2016 Off the Menu By FLORENCE FABRICANT Headliner

Aska Fredrik Berselius’s decision to use the name of his last restaurant for his next one came late in the game. And it was one of the few easy parts of building and opening the new place.…

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‘No One Is Too Young for Prince’: A Praise Party at the Apollo

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Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 10 a.m.

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A crowd gathered Thursday night at the Apollo Theater in Harlem to mourn Prince’s passing.

Jason Speakman

“You know when you imagine your future and you have certain soundtracks? ‘Purple Rain’ was mine,” said 27-year-old…

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Joe’s Crab Shack Admits Its Beach-Kitsch Thing Isn’t Working in NYC

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Not working.

Maybe to atone for the city’s soft spot for Bubba Gump Shrimp, New Yorkers have shown themselves to be commendably resistant to Joe’s Crab Shack. The city’s final remaining location, up in the Bronx, will close “in a few months,” the chain says, along with another that’s over…

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New York Today: The Downside of Eating Outside

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June 2, 2016 New York Today By JONATHAN WOLFE

Good morning on this patchy Thursday.

Inside, or out?

Alfresco dining is the perfect way to spend an evening during the warm summer months. Here in the city, an outdoor meal at a sidewalk table is usually worth…

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