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The New Menu at Eleven Madison Park Will Be Meatless

The highly acclaimed Manhattan restaurant Eleven Madison Park said on Monday that it would no longer serve meat or seafood when it reopens next month, becoming one of the most high-profile restaurants to switch to a plant-based menu because of environmental concerns. Daniel Humm, the chef and an owner, said in a statement on the […]

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A Rhubarb Cobbler Where the Sweet-Tart Flavors Sing

Some cobblers are like cake: neatly sliceable, with bits of soft fruit strewn in the crumb. Others are more like pie, with a jammy compote sandwiched between two flaky crusts. But the cobblers I love best are the biscuit-crowned ones, which don’t resemble any other pastries at all. Juicy and soft on the bottom, with […]

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Wylie Dufresne Starts Stretch Pizza, Selling Pies Out of Breads Bakery

Headliner Stretch Pizza Pizzerias, hold the brick-and-mortar, have become a thing during the pandemic and are probably here to stay. A growing list of restaurants have opened takeout pizza divisions to expand without establishing separate storefronts and kitchens. Now, Breads Bakery, a retailer and cafe near Union Square, has done the same. And it’s with […]


Cooking the Books podcast: A guide to the free cash that can boost your home deposit

OPINION: Each week the NZ Herald’s Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it’s what financial help is available to first-home buyers. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to the Cooking the Books podcast here or watch the interview above. So the Government has had a jiggle around of what’s available to help […]

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What to Cook This Week

Good morning. The Golden Globes will be awarded this evening in a ceremony that will not resemble earlier, boozier incarnations of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s annual recognition of the shows and films its members were lobbied to herald. Amy Poehler will anchor the broadcast from the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, with Tina Fey […]

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A New Literary Community Cookbook

Among the programs that provide thought for food is Tables of Contents, an organization founded in 2012 by the chef Evan Hanczor, of Egg in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Among its activities are dinners inspired by literary works, both classics like “The Sun Also Rises,” and, starting in 2016, new works with food references read by their […]

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What to Cook Today

Good morning. Some are calling it Yardi Gras in New Orleans this year, since no one will be parading around on Fat Tuesday, but staying safe in their house floats instead. It might be good fun to join them for dinner tomorrow night, and if you have a day off today, you might use it […]

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Say It With Carbonara

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes, though really my thoughts are with dessert today, chocolate desserts in particular. Sunday is Valentine’s Day, and while I have zero plans to cook an elaborate dinner, and might even order takeout, I will grab this moment to make something obscenely chocolaty. The current contenders: chocolate lava cake, […]

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Marezzata, Serving Italian Food With Wagyu Beef, Opens in Midtown East

Headliner Marezzata Italian food prepared with a Japanese pantry — or vice versa — is not new. Kimika in NoLIta opened last summer and fit the mold. Now, there’s a restaurant in Midtown Manhattan, from the group that includes Tomoe Food Services, a meat distributor specializing in Wagyu, where the emphasis is on Italian fare […]

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Roast a Chicken

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. On Tuesday, I roasted a chicken for dinner, which I don’t do nearly enough. It’s typically faster to cook chicken breasts, thighs or legs instead, and easier to serve them too (no carving). Those little advantages spell big impact when everyone is hungry and cranky. But it’s not […]