New York

Wow

Finance Bro Quits Job in a Blaze of Glory, Sprays Champagne All Over Boss's Stuff

People fantasize about quitting their crappy jobs in a dramatic way, but hero Francisco Pellegrino actually pulled it off.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.12.18
Restaurants

Zak Pelaccio of the Hudson Valley's Fish & Game on the Joys of Playing with Fire

"Doesn’t everybody like to build a fire? It’s fucking cool, right?!"
Ian Burke
7.10.18
politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Was Tending Bar and Waiting Tables Less than a Year Ago

The 28-year-old surprise winner of the Democratic Primary in NY's 14th District ousted Joe Crowley, the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.27.18
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
hot dogs

Judge Tells Vendor He Has to Stop Selling 'Natten's Famous' Hot Dogs

“I don’t give a shit about the lawsuit,” he said.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.11.18
avocados

Meet the Guy Graffitiing Avocados All Over NYC

"It's kind of a sacred symbol for me. It resembles a vagina, which is the source of all things. And it's my favorite food."
Kari Sonde
6.11.18
wine

How to Order the Best Wine, According to Night+Market's Kris and Sarah Yenbamroong

Pro tips from the Los Angeles-based duo, plus the 16 wines you should be drinking right now.
Kris Yenbamroong
Hilary Pollack
6.1.18
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

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
Restaurant Confessionals

As a Chef, I Wish Yelp Didn't Exist

A chef and restaurateur shares why reading online reviews is a maddening experience for many food industry professionals. Just remember, fine dining isn't a fucking community swimming pool.
Anonymous
2.26.18