03 Jun THE EATORIALIST: CHICKEN CHIPS!?!

We're all for poultry possibilities but you've got to wonder about these chicken crisps. The Brits, who often take big steps forward in the sustainable and localvore world take one step back with the "Sensation" brand roasted chicken & thyme flavored potato chips. ...

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10 May THE EATORIALIST: NORTH CAROLINA, NYC

TXIKIFEST - the annual spring festival hosted by TXIKITO restaurant in the alley behind it's kitchen - celebrates the arrival of Txakoli wine (talk about a refreshing pour) from the Basque Country in Spain.  The crisp white wines flow freely and are paired with...

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29 Apr THE EATORIALIST: A POOR POUR

First it was the napkins, horrid polyester that scratched and irritated the legions of adoring diners at JOSEPH LEONARD. Luckily those serviettes were put out of service following a fire that temporarily closed the restaurant but now, even with all its culinary coolness, there's another...

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03 Feb THE EATORIALIST: A BREAKFAST TOAST

Think of toast and it"s likely that clinking glasses or buttered bread comes to mind. [caption id="attachment_1920" align="alignright" width="150"] Jefffrey's Breakfast Toast[/caption] It"s hard to imagine as a main course but head to a handful of restos serving up a weekday breakfast and toast now gets title...

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02 Dec The EATORIALIST: CUPCAKE CRACK & MOLLY’S

[caption id="attachment_1688" align="alignright" width="150"] An unCupcake, Molly's New York City[/caption] Fasten your "swing" belts for MOLLY'S CUPCAKES, yet another player in the cupcake craze (and, "craze" is the operative word when it comes to cupcakes). From their simplest, the Classic, to the gooey Center-Filled, these steroid...

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30 Nov KUTSHER'S TRIBECA

Pastrami on rye? Matzoh ball soup? Quinoa Varnishkes? Charoset chopped salad and it's not even close to Passover? Lots of classic dishes take on a modern spin with the Jewish deli re-imagined at KUTSHER'S TRIBECA. With its heritage in the borscht belt hotel...

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23 Nov THE EATORIALIST: MY CHICKEN HERO

I was all jazzed about my first visit to PARM, the new outpost from the folks at TORRISI ITALIAN SPECIALTIES, the next door resto with an exceptionally fine-tuned localvore-minded Italian-American-edged prix fixe menu. [caption id="attachment_1651" align="aligncenter" width="150"] TABLE SETTING AS MENU AT PARM[/caption] Lots of top-notch ingredients...

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