NEW YORK CITY

Restaurant Confessionals

The Wildest Things I Saw as a Food Cart Inspector for the NYC Parks Department

From the hot dog stand cartels to the crown jewel of violations—cooking capybara in the park—it was anything but dull.
Anonymous
6.20.18
Feelings

The Expired Oreo Cake that Loved Me

I couldn't bear to throw out the "7-inch Double Layer Cookies N' Crème Cake" that had become my rock.
Meara Sharma
6.19.18
Pizza

The Slow Death of NYC's Iconic $1 Pizza Slice

Since the 2008 recession, New Yorkers have turned to $1 slice counters for a quick lunch or drunken reprieve. But nothing gold can stay.
Tim Latterner
6.19.18
Pizza

Spike Lee's Simple Rules for Eating Pizza in New York

When you do the slice thing, don't even think about using a knife and fork.
Jonah Bayer
5.2.18
Pizza

A 'Museum of Pizza' Is Coming to New York to Ruin Your Instagram Feed

There's even a (sort of NSFW?) trailer.
Mayukh Sen
4.27.18
NEW YORK CITY

Dude Falls Asleep in Bar Bathroom and Has to Call 911 to Get Out

There are bad nights, and then there are BAD nights.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.17.18
NEW YORK CITY

DeVonn Francis Is Bringing Jamaican Flavors to NYC's Queer Food Revolution

“The intentions you put into a dish, what kind of olive oil you're using or what kind of salt you want to finish a dish with––that same attention should be given to people."
Elazar Sontag
4.6.18
NEW YORK CITY

EPA Summoned to Remind People Not to Eat Fish From Notoriously Nasty Brooklyn Canal

Probably not the best idea to eat anything that's been hanging out in the sludgy 'black mayonnaise' on the bottom of the Gowanus Canal.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.4.18
NEW YORK CITY

Chef's Night Out: April Bloomfield

April Bloomfield, the woman who gave the middle finger to the highbrow/lowbrow food divide and brought gastropubs to New York, gives us a peek into the culinary empire.
Munchies Staff
2.18.18
New York

Spending an Entire Night in a NYC Pizza Spot Will Show You Every Side of Humanity

"Every night crazy people," Sal warned me. "We get the most."
Hilary Pollack
2.9.18
NEW YORK CITY

Day with the Dealer

Ian Purkayastha is your typical Brooklyn dealer, equipped with creepy white van and all. But instead of a trunk full of weed, he's got Wagyu beef and truffles.
Munchies Staff
12.27.17
New York

Fear and Loathing in New York's Ten Best Ramen Shops

Eating a bowl of pork fat and noodles for ten meals in a row is less satisfying than it sounds—even when it means visiting all of New York's most obsessed-over ramen shops, from Momofuku to Ivan.
Lisa Abend
12.25.17