In the spring of 2016, my most favorite sandwich was fried eggplant, mozzarella and roast beef on an Italian hero, with hot peppers and a slash of mayonnaise I adapted the recipe from a sandwich served at Defonte’s Sandwich Shop, on Columbia Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn It is a beautiful torpedo of food, crunchy, silken, sweet and spicy all at once
Celebrate Chinese New Year with This Borough-Wide Dumpling Tour - Brooklyn Magazine
The Chinese New Year—i.e., the Year of the Monkey—officially kicks off today, and one of the most customary ways to celebrate is to eat lucky foods, such as long noodles (for extended life), whole fish (which symbolizes abundance) and, of course, dumplings; auspiciously shaped like silver ingots. Not only that, but it’s alleged that the...
The Best Chocolate Pastries and Desserts in NYC
I'm virtually incapable of visiting a restaurant or bakery in my hometown without inquiring after their chocolate offerings. From cookies and brownies to pastries and cakes, I've ordered and devoured them all, and the very best, the most destination-worthy, are the ones you'll find on this list. If you're traveling to NYC soon, or just want to experience the best chocolate desserts and pastries the city has to offer, here is your definitive guide.