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Restaurant Review: Hamburger America Is Deliriously Messy
Food, April 16

Oklahoma-style onion burgers are the rage this year. At George Motz’s new SoHo restaurant, they reach their drippy peak.

Kisa Brings South Korean Roadside Fare to the Lower East Side
Food, April 16

Rosemary’s offers pizza and a family-style meal in Midtown, the owners of Oxalis open Laurel Bakery in the Columbia Street waterfront district, Brooklyn, and more restaurant news.

A Beloved Copenhagen Cafe Gets Serious About Dinner
T Magazine, April 15

The chef Frederik Bille Brahe has transformed the Apollo Bar & Kantine into his version of a fine dining restaurant, and celebrated with a meal for his family and collaborators.

The 25 Best Restaurants in Boston Right Now
Food, April 15

It’s not just seafood and Italian. There’s great Vietnamese, omakase, Peruvian and even bagels worth seeking out. (Don’t worry, there’s also great seafood and Italian.) We’ll see you in the comments.

Ghost Kitchens Are Disappearing, Squeezed by Demand and Complaints
Business, April 12

Delivery-only operations boomed during the pandemic. Now Wendy’s, Kroger’s and mom-and-pop food businesses are rethinking their operations.

Three Japanese Sandos With the Fluffiest Milk Bread
Dining, April 11

Egg salad, pork katsu and Spam grilled cheese. Hungry yet?

Where to Eat and Drink in Milan Right Now
T Style, April 11

A new generation of bars, restaurants and bakeries are reinvigorating the Italian city’s food scene.

36 Hours in Toronto
Interactive, April 11

Savor the diversity of this lakefront city though its hidden bars, small-but-fascinating museums and restaurants with dishes like jerk chicken chow mein and Hong Kong-style French toast.

25 of Our Readers’ Favorite New York City Restaurants
Dining, April 11

We asked, you answered: Here are the restaurants our dining-obsessed readers would rank the best in the city.

Hawaii Locals Recommend Their Favorite Shave Ice Shops
T Style, April 10

Cups of flaky ice topped with flavored syrups are easy to find in the state. But the best shops set themselves apart with fresh ingredients and old-school charm.

Beut Takes a Modern Approach to Korean Royal Court Cuisine
Dining, April 9

Sawa brings Lebanese dishes to Park Slope, Brooklyn; Zaab Burger combines smash burgers and Thai flavors at Essex Market and more restaurant news.

The 25 Best Restaurants in Chicago Right Now
Dining, April 9

We scouted the city’s vast food scene, from stellar hot dogs and renowned Italian beefs to refined tasting menus. (And we’re here for your comments.).

In Milwaukee, Restaurants and Venues Worry of Seeing Limited R.N.C. Boost
Politics, April 7

In Chicago, venues are booking fast for the Democratic convention in August. But Milwaukee, host of the Republican convention, is wondering if customers will come.

The Condiment Wars Come for Chile Crisp (or Crunch)
Dining, April 6

David Chang’s Momofuku company is waging a trademark battle for the term “chile crunch.” But what does ownership mean for such an everyday pleasure?

These Brooklyn Restaurateurs Are Crossing the East River
Dining, April 4

Big names in Brooklyn are heading to Manhattan.

36 Hours in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Interactive, April 4

Bar-hop in an old quarter, explore a street splashed with murals and fly kites on the lawn of a fortress in this Caribbean capital.

Where to Drink Wine in Chicago
Dining, April 4

Great wine lists abound in this fascinating city. Here are eight places with distinctive lists that stand out.

Restaurant Review: A New Voice in Soul Food Rises on Staten Island
Dining, April 2

At Shaw-naé’s House, Shaw-naé herself serves up Southern classics and a warm welcome to her “living room.”

Lola’s Offers a Southern Spin on Filipino Cooking
Dining, April 2

Alaluna offers dry-aged fish with an Italian approach, Bon Bon serves up Swedish hot dogs and more restaurant news.

We Want to Know: What’s Your No. 1 New York City Restaurant?
Dining, April 1

The Times’s critic, Pete Wells, has shared his second-annual list of the city’s best, but tell us what tops yours.

The 100 Best Restaurants in New York City in 2024
Interactive, April 1

Our critic, Pete Wells, drops his annual ranking. See what’s new, what moved and what left the list.

Searching for the Ideal Fish Taco
Dining, March 28

Cabbage, crema, pico de gallo and a spritz of lime, please?

Bold Tiles in 64 Different Shades
T Style, March 28

Plus: a Venetian retreat, hand-knotted rugs and more recommendations from T Magazine.

The Menu That Has Made One José Andrés Restaurant Endure
Magazine, March 28

A look behind the scenes at Zaytinya, which over two decades has remained one of the globe-trotting humanitarian’s most beloved spots.

36 Hours in Mumbai
Interactive, March 28

Explore ancient caves, catch a concert in a former textile mill, feast on mangoes and go on a poetry crawl in this fast-changing Indian city.

In the Former Nobu Space, Beefbar Lives Up to Its Name
Dining, March 26

A seafood bar opens above Claud, the former chef of Maharlika and Jeepney turns to Italian cuisine, and more restaurant news.

Why Are Restaurants Filling Up With Fake Flowers? Ask This Guy.
Dining, March 25

They’re popping up all over the dining world: huge, elaborate arrangements of faux blossoms and plants — many of them the work of one enterprising man.

Waiters Compete in Paris’ Revived Cafe Race
Video, March 25

About 200 restaurant workers participated in the revived tradition, each one speeding through the course with a tray carrying a croissant, a glass of water and a coffee cup.

Ready, Set, Garçon! Paris Waiters Race as Storied Contest Returns
Foreign, March 24

Contestants rushed through the streets with croissant-laden trays in a moment for the French capital to showcase its cafe culture ahead of the Summer Olympics.

A Dog-Friendly Cafe Reopens, With a Few New Tricks
Real Estate, March 22

Customers raised $250,000 to save Boris & Horton from closure. Now its owners are negotiating with landlords and working to stay open with changes to their business model.

Owner and Manager of Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Are Charged With Wage Theft
Metro, March 22

The men bilked seven employees of more than $20,000 in wages, the Manhattan district attorney said. Workers sent desperate text messages.

Three Popular Restaurants Opened Spinoffs. Are They Any Good?
Dining, March 21

Are they more “Better Call Saul” or “How I Met Your Father”?

Britain’s ‘Pie King’ Comes to Paris
T Style, March 21

Plus: a colorful hotel in Finland, hand-painted folding screens and more recommendations from T Magazine.

Last Call for the Montana Club, and a Past Straight Out of ‘Yellowstone’
Dining, March 21

The century-old club, in Helena, had a celebrated Black bartender and a membership of Montana’s biggest movers and shakers.

36 Hours in Cape Town
Interactive, March 21

The spectacular South African city is shedding its Eurocentric identity and emerging as a culturally rich African hub.

Superiority Burger Parts Ways With Ashwin Deshmukh
Styles, March 20

The popular East Village restaurant delivered the news in a letter to investors after a New York Times story reported on accusations regarding Mr. Deshmukh’s business practices.

A Supremely Comforting One-Pot Rice Dish
Magazine, March 20

Perloo, a Lowcountry staple with roots in West Africa, is a great meal for a gathering.

Hidden Luxury Beckons at Bungalow
Dining, March 19

The chef Vikas Khanna serves a menu that covers Kashmir south to Kerala.

Here’s Why a New York City Lobster Roll (With Fries!) Costs $32
Metro, November 14

The pandemic upended everything at the Red Hook Lobster Pound. By mid-2022, the co-founder felt she had no choice but to raise the price of her signature item, a lobster roll and fries.

The Restaurant Revolution Has Begun
Op Ed, October 20

Many restaurants are fundamentally changing how they do business after the pandemic.

Can There Be Too Many Cafes in Paris?
Business, August 21

The neighbors may complain about the noise, but outdoor spaces that bloomed under a pandemic program are now a permanent and vibrant fixture of city life.

Can Frozen Peas, Long Taken for Granted, Find New Appeal in the U.K.?
Foreign, August 9

Britain’s vegetable producers are hoping this is a moment for the humble frozen pea, a cost-effective staple at a time of rising food prices.

Can Boracay Beat Overtourism?
Travel, April 11

Called one of the world’s best islands, the Philippine resort was closed by the government for six months and reopened with a cap on visitors. Now, with travelers coming back, will it continue to hold the line?

Do Dining Sheds Still Make Sense?
Metropolitan, March 3

They were crucial for restaurants and cooped-up New Yorkers during the pandemic. Now their usefulness is being debated.

In New Zealand, Sauvignon Wishes and Sashimi Dreams
Travel, January 23

A road trip in the country’s South Island offered perfect wines, stunning views, intimate restaurants and the chance to make a pilgrimage to a salmon Shangri-La.

Foodie Fever Dreams Can’t Keep Restaurants Afloat
Op Ed, January 20

The business must reinvent itself to survive.

Shift to Remote Work Puts Pressure on Chains Like Sweetgreen
Business, January 19

Downtown lunch spots that rely on catering to white-collar professionals are rethinking their business model as more employees work from home.

What TikTok Told Us About the Economy in 2022
Business, December 31

From Barbiecore to revenge travel, social media trends gave us a clear picture of the forces reshaping the economy.

The Hochul-Zeldin Debate: A Combative Clash
Metro, October 26

Representative Lee Zeldin painted a bleak portrait of New York, while Gov. Kathy Hochul stressed her rival’s anti-abortion stance and his support for Donald Trump.

On Car-Free Streets, Many New York Restaurants Thrived
Metropolitan, October 25

By promoting outdoor dining, the city’s Open Streets program has helped some eating and drinking establishments survive the pandemic, a new report finds.

Staying Up Late to Find Out Why New York No Longer Does
Metro, September 21

More bars and restaurants are closing their doors at earlier hours, and more New Yorkers are grabbing dinner earlier in the evening. One of our reporters set off to find out why.

When Schools Don’t Educate Their Students
Letters, September 13

Readers discuss an investigation into the lack of secular education at New York’s yeshivas. Also: Outdoor dining; climate-crisis deniers.

In the Mile High City, Festivals and Food Are on the Rise
Travel, August 11

Denver has regained its prepandemic vibrancy, with a plethora of new restaurants and hotels, and the return of some old favorites.

Hulu’s ‘The Bear’ and the Restaurant Industry’s Long Overdue Reckoning
Op Ed, August 7

The Hulu drama is resonating partly because it shows workers demanding a better workplace, which is happening in the restaurant industry and beyond.

Opponents of Outdoor Dining Renew Fight Against Sheds
Metro, August 5

Mayor Eric Adams is a big supporter of outdoor dining, but those who dislike the program are trying to kill it in court.

The Business Lunch May Be Going Out of Business
Dining, July 11

As remote work persists and business deals are sealed online, many upscale restaurants that catered to the nation’s downtown office crowd are canceling the meal.

Hong Kong’s Floating Restaurant Sinks at Sea, Laden With Memories
Express, June 21

Jumbo Floating Restaurant, which closed in 2020, capsized in the South China Sea after being towed from the city. The sinking triggered nostalgia for a happier period of Hong Kong history.

Dining Out This Summer
N Y T Now, June 10

Professional eaters give advice.

From the South Side to the Loop, Chicago’s Innovative Spirit Thrives
Travel, June 9

Theater, art and music are flourishing, and on the culinary scene, a 13-course Filipino tasting menu and a sleek Black-owned winery in Bronzeville are just a few of the city’s new offerings.

Noma Chef Won’t Attend Brooklyn Dinner Series. So the Meals Are Free.
Dining, May 18

American Express, a sponsor, said it would refund the price of the $700-a-person dinners after hearing that the chef, René Redzepi, tested positive for Covid.

All of Those Quitters? They’re at Work.
Sunday Business, May 13

The Great Resignation was in fact a moment many people traded up for a better-paying gig.