A new restaurant in Rockland County is already building up quite the fan base…including those of us here at The Couch. Roost is located in Sparkill, and is offering diners new American fare with a Mediterranean influence — as well as an impressive cocktail menu.
Pork buns put juicy strips of pork between or within steamed buns, then add pickled vegetables and hoisin sauce. The list that follows covers the best pork buns in Manhattan; there are whole other lists to be made about the best bao on offer in Flushing and elsewhere in Queens.
From the well-known movers and shakers to soon-to-be neighborhood gems we’re excited for all of these restaurant openings this fall.
Some call them “chicken tenders,” while others prefer the terms “chicken fingers” or “chicken strips.” Whatever phrase you use, you’ll fall for the varied versions of battered, deep-fried, boneless chicken available at these five restaurants.
We know, we know: why mess with a good thing? And a good plate of french fries is better than a good thing—it’s a great thing. But sometimes you need to go beyond the spud, and throw something else in the fryer.
A perfect serving of soft serve swirls around and around, then finishes with a flourish, the very end touching the almost-but-not-quite pyramid of flavor, an infinite loop of effervescent creaminess. It can be dipped, it can be topped, it demands to be licked.
Trains departing regularly from Grand Central take you to tiny towns, great art, manicured gardens with stunning views, and even an abandoned castle in the middle of the Hudson River. This Labor Day weekend, plan one of these trips from Grand Central.
Drink your way to better health by visiting one of these juice bars, purveyors of freshness, temples of nutrients, vendors of all-nature goodness.
Ordering pad thai is like ordering the margherita pizza: it offers a good benchmark for a kitchen abilities. The thrilling, filling mix of stir-fried rice noodles, peanuts, egg, and fish sauce is a staple of both Thai street food and NYC restaurants. Here are our picks for the city’s best versions.
What, no summer house? You don’t have to leave the city for the Hamptons or the Jersey Shore to enjoy a day at the beach.
While there’s nothing wrong with a wedge of good old-fashioned cherry a la mode or a bit of coconut cream with extra whipped cream, sometimes you want to give your taste buds a zap. Enter these restaurants, all of which offer unique, and yummy, pies.
Question: what’s better with bacon? Answer: everything. As New York’s love affair with bacon continues apace, restaurants continue to find unique ways of making this food even better. The five dishes described below represent our current favorites.
Done well, fish tacos embody summer. A good one makes you feel the sand in your toes and salty spray in your hair, no matter how far from the beach you might actually be.
Long a staple of the kids menu, mac and cheese in NYC has grown up, thanks to elegant ingredients like gruyere, duck, and lobster. But this comfort food also comes with hot dogs and hamburger, and even plain, for any purists in the audience.
Let’s do lunch. The New York City lunch meeting has evolved over the last several decades, as businessmen and women meet to discuss new ideas, sign contracts or just catch up. Impress your clients and friends at one of these 10 top spots for “power lunching.”