Category Archives: New York

Chef Reem Assil Combines ‘California Hippie’ With Palestinian Cuisine

A mere five months ago in Oakland, Reem Assil opened Reem’s, a small Arab bakery that’s an extension of her farmer’s-market stand, specializing in mana’eesh (griddled flatbread). Quickly, it made a lot of noise on a national level, becoming a … Continue reading

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Meet the Harlem Couple That Chased Their Dream to Open NYC’s Most Charming New Scoop Shop

Sugar Hill Creamery owners Petrushka and Nick Larsen on opening day. Photo: Clay Williams A weeklong series dedicated to exploring everything that’s happening in the world of ice cream right now. At some point, everyone fantasizes about dropping everything to … Continue reading

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14 Excellent Things to Eat, Drink, and Do in February

Downtown favorite Mother’s Ruin recently started serving fried-fish sliders. Photo: Melissa Hom Every month in New York, there’s bound to be a bewildering number of new dishes to eat, drinks to imbibe, and food-themed events to attend. It would be … Continue reading

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Rao’s Owner Frank Pellegrino Sr. Has Died

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images Charles Rao opened Rao’s in 1896 — the historic Harlem restaurant that’s arguably the most exclusive place in New York — but it was Frank Pellegrino Sr. (his nephew) who transformed it into what it is … Continue reading

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