Vivian Howard, a TV Chef, Offers Hope for Her Rural Hometown

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By KIM SEVERSON January 17, 2017

KINSTON, N.C. — Just before Christmas, in the soup kitchen that serves this small town built on tobacco, textiles and hogs, the chef and cooking show star Vivian Howard finished stirring a pot of pork and sweet potato stew and turned

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Adam Platt’s Where to Eat 2017

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So what’s new in the great roiling galaxy of New York dining, as we bid adieu to the stately Age of Obama and prepare to enter the perplexing, possibly-slightly-less-stately Age of Donald Trump? Plenty of delectable and comforting things, your weary, calorie-addled restaurant correspondent is relieved to report. In the

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Where Will Celebrities Go to Look Normal Now That Da Silvano Is Dead?

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The restaurant was one of Lindsay Lohan’s many regular stops in the mid-00’s.Photo: James Devaney/WireImage

The nature of heat is that it cools and the nature of restaurants is that they close. This week, after 41 years, Da Silvano, the old Italian celebrity canteen in the West Village, cooled for

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Iconic Italian Restaurant and Celebrity Hangout Da Silvano Has Closed for Good

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It closed without notice.Photo: Scott Gries/Getty Images

After 41 years in the West Village, celebrity hangout and Italian trailblazer Da Silvano has served its last ossobuco. Owner Silvano Marchetto tells the New York Post that the restaurant is “closed forever” following last night’s service and it sounds as if he’s

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State Liquor Authority Say $1 Happy Hour Is Probably Illegal

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Need a stiff drink to handle this news.Photo: Konstantin Sergeyev

Don’t get too comfortable with that 99-cent martini, because the plethora of $1 happy-hour drink specials at New York bars that seem too good to be true probably are, according to the State Liquor Authority. Watering holes around town have

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Off the Menu: At Tavo, Mexican With Stops Around the World

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December 13, 2016 Off the Menu By FLORENCE FABRICANT Headliner

TAVO Julieta Ballesteros, who has made her name at a number of Mexican spots, including Crema, La Loteria and China Latina, has teamed up with Francisco Decrescenzo, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, and a fledgling restaurateur who

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Where to Eat in NYC on New Year’s Eve

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You’ll have a much more pleasant night at any one of these restaurants.Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images

New Year’s Eve is supposed to be all fun and games, but expectations can turn it into an unnecessarily stressful night. Where to go? What to do? Party or no party, there are

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Why the Cecil — One of New York’s Most Celebrated Restaurants — Will Close

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Chef Johnson will shift his attention to nearby Minton’s.Photo: D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Harlem EatUp!

In 1974, a fire burned down the Hotel Cecil in Harlem — home to legendary jazz club Minton’s Playhouse. Thirty-nine years later, in 2013, businessman Richard Parsons and restaurateur Alexander Smalls opened two businesses in

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The Poor Planners’ Guide to Last-Minute Thanksgiving Reservations

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Narcissa would be a nice place to eat some turkey this Thursday.

Thanksgiving is practically here. The holiday is just three days away, and you’re probably here because you’re staying in the city and forgot to think about what to do. Lucky for you, there’s no reason to fret. Grub

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Here Are the 2017 Michelin Stars for New York City

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Aska is the highest-ranking new restaurant on this year’s list.Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Michelin

Christmas has come early for several New York chefs. Michelin’s annual guide to New York City’s restaurants is scheduled for release later this week, but Eater snagged a copy of the physical edition a couple

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