food 09.29.09

Plus: Every Person in New York

The Case of the Lingering Pine Nuts
Epicurious' Michael Y. Park investigates
the bitter taste some pine nuts are leaving behind.

Now Open
A Voce Columbus, 212.823.2523, is an uptown spinoff of the Madison Square original, this one in the Time Warner building, with Missy Robbins in the kitchen.

At Blue Elm, 198 Orchard [Houston/Stanton] 212.777.7733, fufu meets Fouquet's, at this Senegalese/French cross, with Asian accents.

Ed's Chowder House, 44 W. 63rd [Bway] 212.956.1288, is chef Ed Brown's plunge into 'sea shack cuisine'.

The King is dead, long live the King and all that, but Florent (the restaurant) is really gone now, what with Gansevoort 69 69 Gansevoort [Greenwich/Wash] 212.691.0069, doing its darndest to start fresh in the same space.

Billburg's popular pizza joint, Motorino, has opened in the EV at 349 E. 12th [1st/2nd] 212.777.2644

SD26, 19 E. 26th [5th/Mad] 212.265.5959, is the elided version of San Domenico, 33blx dwntwn frm its frmr loctn.

We learn from Chopsticks NY about May Chan Ramen, 119 2nd [7th/St. Marks] 212.982.4285, notable for serving not only Japanese ramen but Korean-style ramen, too. Chopsticks says their namesake dish is "is made with seafood and miso broth that has a thick, dense texture packed with flavor from being slow cooked for days."

Vendy Award Winner
Hat tip to Vendy Award winner Fernando & Jolanda Martinez for their Taco Truck (Red Hook Ball Fields) and to Schnitzel & Things, Rookie Vendor of the Year.

Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. He's kindly agreed to let MUG feature one of his drawings every week. Look for Every Person in New York on Tuesdays in MUG and daily at Jason's site.

manhattan (from 2007)

recent entries

Book Land: Food, Flickr Pool Picks

Hot Bread Kitchen

All the Restaurants in New York, Every Person in New York, Poll: Cynthia Nixon

See all articles in FOOD

Get a daily dose of MUG
right in your Inbox.