April Bloomfield and The Breslin's head chef Christina Lecki are a lot alike. They're on the short side with soft voices, friendly faces, and wry smiles. And they both command the kitchen with the authority of a Brigadier. Bloomfield and Lecki cook whole animals and baste giant slabs of meat in their own fat. But they're clear and precise in their techniques, which shows in the restaurant's rib steak.
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When we decided to include a lamb burger on our Pat LaFrieda burger tour, this one was the obvious choice. Pat joined Breslin chef Peter Cho to show us how this special burger—one of our favorite lamb dishes in the city—gets made.
[Photo: Nikki Goldstein] Poached eggs and curried lentils aren't the standard brunch entree here that they are across the Atlantic, but among the few versions available across the city's Anglo-centric eateries, The Breslin's falls into a category all its...
Lamb is on almost every menu out here in New York and seems to be getting ever more popular (lamb neck pastrami, anyone?). Even the burger scene is becoming a bit more sheepish these days. Indeed, some of my favorite burgers in the city are made from—gasp!—lamb these days. Here are three of the very best.
Who doesn't love french fries? We've long been looking for New York's best, and decided that the city's fries deserved more than a post—they needed a column of their own. Here's TGI Fry-Day, your weekly dose of deliciousness. Got a...
The Breslin's new cocktail menu includes everything from the adventurous Over the Edge, which features a pineapple-rosemary shrub made with lacto-fermented kimchi juice, to an easy-drinking variation on the French 75.
Two years ago we shared our picks for where to eat near Penn Station, one of New York's transit hubs in a...let's say challenging food neighborhood. But there's plenty of good food if you know where to look, and much more if you're willing to walk a little bit. To help, here's our updated field guide with everything from quick bites to a full-service meal.
Beef is the protein of choice on the majority of burgers reviewed on AHT, but that doesn't mean we don't love a good lamb burger now and then. Check out the slideshow for seven of our favorite lamb burgers from restaurants.
As the holidays approach, Manhattan's major attractions draw bigger crowds than ever. And what does just about everyone need after a long day of sightseeing or holiday shopping? A drink. Here are our favorite drinking destinations near major tourist attractions.