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Marco Canora’s Brodo Goes Brick-and-Mortar

Posted on Nov 17, 2016 in Restaurant Spotting, Soups

A long list of decidedly unsexy foodstuffs — from seaweed to quinoa to brussels sprouts —have been very much on trend in recent years. But they’re positively sultry when compared to bone broth; largely associated with invalids and other intestinally distressed patients on liquid diets. Enter Marco Canora’s Brodo

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Go Beyond Borscht With NYC’s Coolest Cold Soups

Posted on Aug 11, 2016 in Best Of, Soups, Summer

For the most part, the thought of eating soup in summer seems about as appealing as sunbathing in a winter sweater. And yet, the following bowls are every bit as refreshing as a tall, iced glass of lemonade; because basically, they’re a pure, distilled essence of peak warm-weather produce!

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New York’s Newest, Internationally-Inspired Soups

Posted on Feb 4, 2016 in Best Of, Soups, Winter Eats

It may officially be Hot Soup Month, but you hardly need a faux food holiday to steer you towards warming, good-for-you, and intensely flavorful broth. And we’re rounding up some of the newest & best, internationally inspired bowls! From High Street’s Spiced Pumpkin Soup to…

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Marco Canora’s Brodo is Good for What Ails You

Posted on Nov 17, 2014 in Soups

Even New York’s most celebrated chefs are getting into the fast-casual game. All’onda’s Chris Jaeckle has a takeaway sushi spot. George Mendes specializes in sardines at his Madison Square Eats stand. And now, Marco Canora, the award-winning chef and owner of Hearth & Terroir, has joined the fast food fray, erecting a makeshift takeout window…

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Last Licks of Winter Soups

Posted on Mar 18, 2014 in Best Of, Soups

As much as we can’t wait for the weather to get warm and stay warm, we’ve already found ourselves getting sentimental over foods we’ll no longer be able to really enjoy once it’s spring. And soups, of which there’s an especially delicious, seemingly endless variety of in New York, totally top that list. So here are a few fantastic bowls you’ll definitely want to try while it’s still officially winter, like the creamy Chowder at The Clam in the West Village, the comforting Matzoh Ball Soup at the Empire Diner in Chelsea, and the classic Onion Gratinee at Little Prince in NoHo…

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Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho

Posted on Aug 14, 2013 in Recipes, Soups

Sad about summer drawing to a close? If there’s one silver lining to the season’s inevitable end, it’s this — vine-ripe tomatoes are at their glorious, juicy peak. So make the most of intriguing heirloom varieties like smoky Black Pear, smooth Yellow Valencia, meaty Brandywine and tart Green Zebra by combining them in a scrumptious cold Gazpacho, just bursting with summer freshness and flavor!

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New York’s Tastiest Chilled Soups

Posted on Jul 23, 2013 in Best Of, Soups, Summer

Our coats may still be buried away in the back of our closets, but that’s no reason to abandon characteristically cold weather fare like soup. Think about it — what better way to beat the heat than with a chilled soup made of seasonal fruits and vegetables, like Watermelon Gazpacho topped with Feta Cheese or cold Corn Soup crowned with Crabmeat? Is your mouth watering yet? Check out the creamy Cucumber Vichyssoise at Dovetail, or the sweet and savory Borscht at Joseph Leonard, and it will be. Here are a few other cool soups to savor before summer’s end.

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New York’s Best Chilled Soups

Posted on Jul 9, 2012 in Best Of, Soups

Who says you have to give up soup come summertime? Perhaps one of the most versatile, cross-cultural dishes, soup is a year round staple.  Countries like Thailand and Vietnam actually eat hot, spicy soups to counteract the sweltering heat.  We see summer as an opportunity to seize the tasty spectrum of cold soups from around the world. 

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NYC's Best Summer Soups

Posted on Jul 26, 2009 in Best Of, Holiday Eats, Soups, Summer

Summertime’s perfect for chilled soups.  Not only are they the perfect respite from the city’s heat, but tomatoes, zucchini, and the like are all ripe and ready to be made into soup.  We still love a classic gazpacho, but we’ve also found some unique newcomers on summer menus this year. Pierre Loti West 258 W. 15th St.(212) 645 5684www.pierrelotiwest.com This cozy Chelsea sister of the Iriving Place wine bar serves a full menu, including Tomato-Strawberry Chilled Soup topped with homemade Turkish cream.  Both owner Orhan Cakir and chef Habib Kargin are Turkish, which explains the seamless blending of Mediterranean and French. Gramercy Tavern42 E. 20th St.(212) 477-0777www.gramercytavern.comZucchini is in season and Chef Michael Anthony takes advantage of this with Gramercy Tavern’s Chilled Zucchini Soup with Island Creek Oysters.  It’s garnished with squash blossoms- the bright orange edible flowers that...

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