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There’s a Lot of Great New Fried Chicken in New York Right Now

While New York can lay claim to some legendary figures in fried-chicken lore — Joseph Wells, who popularized chicken and waffles at his Harlem supper club; man-with-a-cast-iron-pan Charles Gabriel; Williamsburg’s dive-bar doyen Stephen Tanner — it has not been known … Continue reading

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The Absolute Best Fried Chicken in New York

Excellence in fried chicken demands (1) a hot and crisp exterior, (2) juicy meat, and (3) enough, but not too much, salt. Flourishes aside, let’s say this applies equally to Nashville-hot, Japanese karaage, and Taiwanese night-market chicken, all of which … Continue reading

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How Food Network Turned Big-city Chef Culture Into Middle-America Pop Culture

In celebration of New York Magazine’s 50th anniversary, this weekly series, which will continue through October 2018, tells the stories behind key moments that shaped the city’s culture. In the early ’90s, a group of media experts had a crazy … Continue reading

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An Innovative Culinary Program Mixes Kitchen Training With Compassion

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 … Continue reading

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