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This Beer Hall Can Help You Apply For Canadian Citizenship

I can vouch for my people — being Canadian is great. For a variety of reasons, there seems to be a growing American interest in moving to Canada. If that seems a little too complicated, the next best thing may be this Canadian-themed pop-up barin Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Read on at Eater.

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Climate-Conscious New York City Veggie Burgers

Two of the hottest burgers on the New York City food scene right now are vegetarian or vegan, and they’re changing the way people think about meat-free food. “One of the biggest problems with bringing vegan food to the mainstream is people think of it as hippie food: crunchy, granola, and sprouts,” says Chloe Coscarelli, […]

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2016 Zagat Guide to New York City Released

The 2016 Zagat Guide to New York City was released on Tuesday, with a few surprises. A notable addition to the top 20 restaurants is Graffiti, which received a 28 (on a scale of 1 to 30) for food. Jehangir Mehta’s tiny eclectic spot in the East Village joins a list populated by big guns […]

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Why Are Restaurants So Noisy?

From the outside, Untitled looks like one of those places where intimate conversation gets lost in the din. The restaurant, which anchors the architect Renzo Piano’s new home for the Whitney Museum of American Art in the meatpacking district, has all the makings of a cacophony box. The primary walls are glass. That back wall […]

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Flynn McGarry, Teenage Chef

On September 12, 16-year-old Flynn McGarry will open his first restaurant in New York. McGarry, who launched his own supper club at age 11 and has spent time in the kitchens of Alinea, Eleven Madison Park, and Alma, has long attracted strong reactions. His most recent critic is David Santos, formerly of Louro, who ranted on Instagram: “The fact the media even calls him […]

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Hack Your Food This Summer

Grub Street has this amazing list full of tricks for making and eating Summer foods, as well as places in New York City that you might not think to drop by for eating (or drinking) these next three months. Highly recommend checking it out. Read the list on Grub Street.

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Tavern On the Green Opens a Beer Garden

Happy Summer, everyone! On a brick patio bordering the western side of Tavern on the Green in Central Park, there is now a beer garden with picnic tables and benches. Read the rest in The New York Times.

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The Return of Reservations

“Ten years ago, people were so used to stuffy rituals of tablecloths and silverware and crystal and reservations,” says Ivan Orkin, the noodle whisperer behind Ivan Ramen. “A lot of younger chefs started to say, ‘If you want to eat here, just show up.’” The advantages of a no-reservations policy for an owner are obvious: No […]

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Dirt Candy Moved, Just FYI: A New York Times Profile of Amanda Cohen

Maddening logistical challenges involving no-shows and stymied movie stars should be a thing of the past for Ms. Cohen. Earlier this month she opened a reboot of Dirt Candy on the Lower East Side with a much-augmented staff and seats for about 60 customers. At 40, for the first time in her career, she has […]

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New York Is Considering a Tipped-Minimum-Wage Hike

The restaurant economy of New York City may be nearing a tipping point. State officials are recommending a big hike in the minimum hourly wage for people who work for tips. But that idea is giving many restaurateurs indigestion in New York City, home to more than 20,000 restaurants. Some say a tipped-wage hike could upend […]

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