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Tokyo’s E.A.K. Ramen Takes on America

Posted on Jun 1, 2017 in Ethnic Eats, Restaurant Spotting

The latest Japanese export is E.A.K. Ramen; newly situated in the former Kin Shop space in the West Village. And while New Yorkers tend to think that, at this point, they know everything there is to know about ramen, the prolific chain focuses on a seldom-seen variant known as iekei with a deliciously different broth…

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Restaurant Spotting: Nur

Nur

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Unico Taco is Suvir Saran’s Passage to India (Via Mexico)

Unico Tacos

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Hanoi House Elevates St. Mark’s Street’s Asian Food Scene

Hanoi House

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Brush Off The Ban, By Embracing NYC’s Middle Eastern (and African) Restaurants

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Julieta Ballesteros Adds Spice to the West Village with Tavo

Tavo

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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London Noodle Chain, Wagamama, Crosses the Pond to NYC

Wagamama

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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TsuruTonTan is Serving Caviar-Crowned Udon in Union Square

Posted on Sep 26, 2016 in Dish Spotting, Ethnic Eats, Restaurant Spotting

Ramen has reigned supreme in NYC for some time now, but another Japanese noodle is making a serious play for attention. That would be udon — a type of fat, springy pasta formed from wheat flour — and thanks to the first U.S. outpost of TsuruTonTan, it’s finally getting its well-deserved moment in the sun…

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Drunken Dumpling Debuts Super Sized Soup Dumplings in the East Village

Posted on Sep 19, 2016 in Dish Spotting, Ethnic Eats, Restaurant Spotting

It’s almost soup season, so how about slurping an entire serving of broth from the savory innards of a dumpling? Most xiaolongbao (a special type of Chinese dumpling, whose meatball centers are sheathed in gelatinized soup, which liquefies when steamed) are good for a sip or two. But in the East Village, the recently opened Drunken Dumpling takes things to the next level, with their newfangled, bowl-sized “XL XLB”…

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Where to Eat Poke in New York

Posted on Aug 30, 2016 in Best Of, Ethnic Eats

When we fingered poké as a burgeoning trend at the close of 2015, we had no idea just how frenzied the Hawaiian-style, marinated fish craze would actually get. So here’s a (pared down!) selection of where to stock up on poké in the city, from Midtown to Brooklyn and beyond!

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Trend Spotting: Israeli Food is All the Rage

Posted on Aug 17, 2016 in Ethnic Eats, Trendwatch

Asian cuisines of all sorts have taken turns in the spotlight for going on a decade, from Thai, Korean and Filipino, to haute Chinese and most recently, Indian. But now, the Middle East is finally getting some love with the ascendance of Israeli food, celebrated at a diverse swath of eateries from casual lunch counters to tony hotel restaurants.

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It’s All About the Banchan at Korean Newcomer, Atoboy

Atoboy

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Morimoto Has Officially Entered the Ramen-Ya Fray

Momosan Ramen & Sake

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Lucky Bee is Really Cooking With Gas

Lucky Bee

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at NYC’s Best Mexican Joints

Posted on May 2, 2016 in Best Of, Cinco De Mayo, Eating Events, Ethnic Eats

We all have plenty of reason to celebrate the abundance of stellar Mexican cuisine in NYC better known as Cinco De Mayo. We’ve rounded up the most delicious spots to celebrate this Thursday! From Cosme, with its award-winning chefs and incredible Corn Husk Meringue to the sleeper hit & Michelin-starred Casa Enrique in Long Island City, Queens…

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Restaurant Spotting: Indian Accent

Indian Accent

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Inside Cosme’s Brand New Lunch Service

Cosme

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Restaurant Spotting: Russ & Daughters Uptown

Russ & Daughters Uptown

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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Wisefish Proves that Poke’s Totally on Trend in 2016

Posted on Feb 9, 2016 in Ethnic Eats, Restaurant Spotting, Trendwatch

What’s that we said about poke pushing out ceviche as 2016’s raw(ish) fish du jour? The just-opened Wisefish has all but made our case about the on-trend Hawaiian dish, serving made-to-order bowls from a blue-tiled space in Chelsea. Right this way…

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New York’s Most Innovative Chinese Restaurants

Posted on Feb 8, 2016 in Best Of, Chinese Restaurants, Ethnic Eats

Thanks to a stable of talented chefs at the very top of their game — from Per Se’s Jonathan Wu (Fung Tu) to Tuome’s Thomas Chen (Eleven Madison Park) and the incomparable Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese) — Chinese is finally getting the citywide respect it so deeply and utterly deserves. So here’s a few awesome spots to celebrate the Chinese New Year this week…

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