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Tim Ho Wan is Your Ultimate Chrismukkah Destination

Tim Ho Wan

Posted on Dec 14, 2015 in Best Of, Christmas Eats, Holiday Eats

If “going home for the holidays” involves staying in (or traveling to) New York, consider yourself fortunate — especially since it means that you don’t actually have to cook on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. That’s because a slew of the city’s best restaurants are throwing elaborate, multi-course feasts or holding extra-celebratory dinners on either one or both nights — from Piora to Rebelle to Chefs Club…

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Our Guide to NYC’s Most Festive Holiday Sweets

Posted on Dec 14, 2016 in Best Of, Christmas Eats, Dessert

Halloween’s all about candy & Thanksgiving is associated with pie — but when it comes to Christmas & Hanukkah, pretty much everything goes on the dessert front. Which is why we’ve rounded up the city’s most merry, no-holds-barred sweets, from Eataly’s array of Panettone, to Dominique Ansel’s Polar Bear Buche…

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Where to Dine on Christmas Day 2016

Posted on Dec 12, 2016 in Best Of, Christmas Eats

If you don’t especially feel like fussing with a turkey, ham or goose this Christmas (or squeezing friends and family into your miniature NYC apartment) there’s zero shame in passing the buck to a talented, trained chef. Booking a table at one of the following restaurants guarantees double the courses and double the truffles with 100% less of the dishes; so skive off some of your holiday-related responsibilities by scoring a spot at Fowler & Wells today!

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Where to Celebrate the Feast of Seven Fishes 2016

Posted on Dec 8, 2016 in Best Of, Christmas Eats

Whether you’re legitimately Italian (or simply seafood lovers like us), here’s where to commemorate La Viglia in NYC, at spots like Oceana, Otto, Grand Central Oyster Bar, and more!

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Say “Feliz Navidad” with this Festive Mexican Xmas Recipe

Posted on Dec 25, 2015 in Christmas Eats, Recipes

We tend to get caught up in the same old culinary traditions come Christmas, but instead of preparing that tried-and-true ham (or turkey, or goose, or lasagna or what have you), why not take a page from Mexico, by adding one of their most festive dishes to your holiday table?

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How Sweet It Is: New York’s Top Holiday Treats

Posted on Dec 17, 2015 in Best Of, Christmas Eats, Dessert, Holiday Eats

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah over-indulgences may have left you desperate to start a diet, but isn’t that’s what New Year’s resolutions are for? Until then, you might as well embrace the season by gorging yourself silly on extra-festive sweets, from The Meatball Shop and Ovenly’s “Boozy Rudolph” Sundae, to Dominique Ansel Kitchen’s shimmery Christmas Tree Cake…

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The Best Christmas Eve & Day Dining in NYC – 2015

Posted on Dec 14, 2015 in Best Of, Christmas Eats, Holiday Eats

If “going home for the holidays” involves staying in (or traveling to) New York, consider yourself fortunate — especially since it means that you don’t actually have to cook on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. That’s because a slew of the city’s best restaurants are throwing elaborate, multi-course feasts or holding extra-celebratory dinners on either one or both nights — from Piora to Rebelle to Chefs Club…

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