Where to Day Drink in New York

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Spend your afternoon drinking all of Dante’s Negronis … or at least as many as you can. Photo: Liz Clayman

It’s the summer solstice and thus the longest day of the year, which means it’s also the day with the most opportunity for drinking before dark. That’s right: It’s

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A Complete Ranking of New York’s Pizza Feuds

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A real-life, actual pizza fight. Photo: Eddy Chen/NBC Getty Images

Casual observers might think that New York’s only vicious food fight is its decades-long battle between factions of ice-cream vendors. They’re wrong. News broke this week that the owners of Emmy Squared are locked in a legal battle with

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Hot Links and Red Drinks: The Rich Food Tradition of Juneteenth

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By NICOLE TAYLOR June 13, 2017

L. Kasimu Harris, a writer, artist and Louisiana native, recalled the booth his mother and father ran in Congo Square in New Orleans at a Juneteenth festival, where customers ordered crispy catfish from a handwritten poster board price list. “They sold

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Truck Driver Sells $20,000 Worth of Bootleg McDonald’s Ingredients in Harlem

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Police say the driver for a McDonald’s distributor made a pit stop at a Harlem bodega last month and offed $20,000 worth of ingredients that were headed for the Golden Arches. Kojo Lockhart — a 48-year-old who worked for Martin Brower, a large food-service delivery company — allegedly…More »

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Front Burner: Black Tap’s Baroque Milkshakes Hit the Road

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May 30, 2017 Front Burner By FLORENCE FABRICANT

Black Tap, an expanding group of restaurants known for burgers and baroque milkshakes from the chef and co-owner Joe Isidori, has gone on the road. Two food trucks, called Shake by BT, will be on New York streets starting

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The Absolute Best Ramen in New York

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Nakamura’s understated torigara ramen. Photo: Melissa Hom

It’s time to talk New York’s best ramen. Since the first craze of the 2000s, the city’s scene has expanded well beyond its original territory in the East Village and midtown — raising the stakes, introducing new styles, and increasing New Yorkers’

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Front Burner: Stroll Through Harlem With Marcus Samuelsson

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A new audio tour from the app Detour highlights the chef’s favorite neighborhood haunts.

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Here Is All the New Bread New Yorkers Need to Eat Right Now

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Nur’s kubaneh. Photo: Liz Clayman

New York is a great town for carb freaks, a place where you can munch on a baguette while walking down the street to score roti or lard bread. In other words: There’s tons of great loaves, from all over the world, across the

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The Absolute Best Patty Melt in New York

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The patty melt at Bell Book & Candle. Photo: Liz Clayman

In its ideal form, a patty melt is a beef patty, Swiss cheese, and caramelized onions on griddle-toasted rye bread, and that’s it. The sandwich, it’s said, was invented in California sometime during the 1940s or ’50s at

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An Innovative Culinary Program Mixes Kitchen Training With Compassion

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Leroy Green has worked at Pondicheri since November. Photo: M. Cooper

Cooking saved Leroy Green’s life. “Before, I could have been anywhere. I could have been in jail,” he says. “That’s the thing about this now. I can do what I say I’m going to do.” Green, who’s rarely

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