Off the Menu: Dumbo Gets a Panoramic Menu at Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill

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September 19, 2017 Off the Menu By FLORENCE FABRICANT Headliner

SUGARCANE RAW BAR GRILL Like virtually all the new restaurants opening in Dumbo, Brooklyn, this one captures the stunning water view both indoors and on a patio. It’s a big, vibrant place — 11,000 square feet, with

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Brother Jimmy’s Owner Led a Renegade Rescue Mission to the Caribbean After Irma

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When Hurricane Irma began destroying the Caribbean last week, Brother Jimmy’s founder Jim Goldman — a 30-year veteran of the New York restaurant industry — was dry and probably pretty content in the city. But he soon learned that several friends were trapped on St. Martin, the tiny island where

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Critic’s Notebook: A Wish List for New Restaurants

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Critic’s Notebook By PETE WELLS August 29, 2017

For poets, autumn may be a season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, but for restaurant critics it is time to get cracking. Reading those long lists of new places to eat in New York and around the country, I

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Putting Fresh Spins on the Steakhouse

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By FLORENCE FABRICANT August 28, 2017

Reinventing the steakhouse — the standard leather-bound, mahogany-paneled, cabernet-soaked model — has become a New York preoccupation in recent years. This season’s entries play a number of new variations on the theme.

A Greek steakhouse in the Flatiron district, Merakia, nods

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David Chang Will Debut a New Burger at the U.S. Open

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David Chang is not big on burgers. Notwithstanding the plant-based Impossible Foods burger at Momofuku Nishi, he has, in fact, dodged the tidal wave that has strewn trendy cheeseburgers onto menus across the planet.

But now, Chang has relented — sort of. At the U.S. Open, which starts on Monday, he’ll

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Martha’s Vineyard Has a Nourishing Magic for Black Americans

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By NICOLE TAYLOR August 22, 2017

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — “Please return to your vehicles,” the ferry attendant announced over the intercom. “We are approaching the terminal.” I dusted off powdered doughnut residue and left the circular snack bar as the boat crossed the Vineyard Sound.

My

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

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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 open an ice-cream shop, a small place where

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Front Burner: An Ice Cream Shop That Recalls Harlem’s Past

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Sugar Hill Creamery on Lenox Avenue sells scoops in flavors like salted caramel crunch and soursop.

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What’s Next for Summerhill, the Bar That’s Infuriated Crown Heights?

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Summerhill’s owner advertised one of her cocktails in front of faux “bullet holes.” Photo: Courtesy of Summerhill

On Saturday, residents of Crown Heights held an open forum outside the controversial new bar and sandwich shop Summerhill. Owner Becca Brennan fanned the flames of gentrification and cultural appropriation in the

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The Pour: Aligoté, Burgundy’s Other White Grape, Makes Its Case

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July 6, 2017 Eric Asimov

MARSANNAY, France — In a cramped cellar under a courtyard in this small town on the northern edge of Burgundy, Sylvain Pataille drew a sample of a 2016 white wine from an old barrel and filled our glasses.

The wine was

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