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Harry Styles Ate Here. His Fans Will Now Eat Here Forever.
Styles, February 4

A stray lyric by the pop star radically changed the clientele — and fortunes — of a Los Angeles cafe.

Sake. Dashi. Soba Shops: Japanese Chic Takes Root in Brooklyn
Metropolitan, February 3

In Greenpoint, new businesses are cropping up, making it a contender for Little Tokyo status.

At This Popular Restaurant, Proposals Are Their Specialty
Styles, February 2

One if by Land, Two if by Sea in Greenwich Village, which offers the perfect setting for romantic engagements, expects to see a jump in proposals in February.

Our Favorite Romantic Restaurants
Dining, January 31

We asked New York Times staffers for their go-to Valentine’s plans.

El Fish Marisqueria, Seafood-Focused Mexican, Opens on the Upper West Side
Dining, January 31

Rotisserie chicken on the Upper East Side, a Turkish menu served on the Peninsula New York rooftop, and more restaurant news.

The Restless Quest for a Better Frozen Pizza
Dining, January 31

As shoppers flock to the freezer aisle, artisan pizzaiolos are using new tech and express shipping to give them pies that taste like the real thing. But the translation from fresh isn’t easy.

Premium Pizzas Are Filling the Freezer Aisles. How Do They Taste?
Dining, January 31

To find out, four hungry Times staff members staged a blind tasting.

You Don’t Go to Sun Valley to Party
Travel, January 30

The Idaho ski resort is a favorite of the rich and famous, but still maintains a down-home feel, with casual restaurants and little pampering.

Where Will the Fashion Insiders Hang Out Now?
Styles, January 30

With the closing of Le Castiglione comes the end of an era for a certain slice of Parisian life.

El cierre de Noma podría ser señal de los cambios en la alta cocina contemporánea
en Español, January 29

Denuncias recientes han provocado una reacción contra los restaurantes más sofisticados del mundo. ¿Cuál es el costo humano de este tipo de gastronomía?

Chefs and Bartenders Are Injecting New Life Into Taiwan’s Oldest City
T Style, January 27

Grilled beef tongue and black-sesame espresso martinis await in Tainan.

Where to Eat Big, Bold Desserts in New York
Interactive, January 27

Here are a few spots across the city offering sweets that embrace maximalism.

New York City Banned Foie Gras in 2019. Tell That to the Ducks.
Metro, January 27

The yearslong battle to ban the delicacy in New York City rages on, with duck farmers, animal rights activists, two mayors and France all taking sides.

Chipotle Plans to Hire 15,000 People Ahead of ‘Burrito Season’
Business, January 26

The restaurant chain is pitching for more workers as it aims to double the number of outlets in North America.

36 Hours in Oslo
Interactive, January 26

The Norwegian capital is refashioning itself into a major cultural destination, with new museums, daring architecture, intriguing restaurants and myriad ways to celebrate the outdoors – even in the heart of winter.

Reading Between the Lines and Talking to People in Them, Too
Summary, January 25

In a series of long queues at restaurants and retail stores across New York City, one Metro writer discovered an unexpected thing: pure, unadulterated joy.

Dessert Is Never Out of the Question
Dining, January 24

Make a reservation for pastries, try savory gelato at a restaurant from the Roberta’s team and more.

Restaurant Review: Masalawala & Sons, Where the Food Is Bengali and the Mustard Oil Flows
Dining, January 24

In Park Slope, the team behind several bold Indian restaurants dives deep into homespun village cooking, with electrifying results.

Foul Witch, From the Roberta’s Team, Opens in the East Village
Dining, January 24

An omakase spot that dives into Japanese history, a reopening for Noz Market, and more restaurant news.

What Are People in New York Lining Up for Now?
Metropolitan, January 24

Stressful Covid lines are out, and happy lines are back, with New Yorkers and visitors queuing up for Sondheim, croissants and brunch.

Fine Dining and the Ethics of Noma’s Meticulously Crafted Fruit Beetle
Dining, January 24

Recent reports have spurred a backlash against the 1 percent of restaurants. What is the human cost of this type of eating, and will it last?

Eileen Yin-Fei Lo, 85, Dies; Taught Americans How to Cook Chinese Food
Obits, January 23

She was committed to codifying traditional Chinese cooking techniques when most Americans thought of Chinese food as dishes like chop suey and chow mein.

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.

3 French Restaurants Worth Checking Out
Interactive, January 20

Have you noticed New York's obsession with French dining? Well, that shows no sign of dwindling. Here are a few notable spots.

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.

36 Hours in Houston
Interactive, January 19

If you have a taste for dynamism and beautiful complexities, Houston is your buffet – and eating is the town sport.

The Glow of Seoul’s Hidden Hot Spots
Travel, January 18

Not far from the glare of the city center, the South Korean capital offers a wealth of cozy, cool hangouts, if you don’t mind ducking down alleys and opening a well-concealed door or two.

New York Can’t Quit the French
Dining, January 17

New bistros and restaurants just keep coming.

Anthony Bourdain Had the Idea. How Did This Street-Food Market Turn Out?
Dining, January 17

Urban Hawker brings his vision, and 17 Asian vendors, to Midtown. It’s a vivid bazaar of Singaporean dishes, but some get lost in the translation.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year With Two Rabbits Ice Cream
Dining, January 17

For the Year of the Rabbit, pick up a “Friendship Box” from Pearl River, a sampler from the Urban Hawker food hall and more.

A Naples Institution, L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Opens in the West Village
Dining, January 17

A second branch of Rick Bayless’s Tortazo for Times Square, Avocaderia’s flagship in NoMad, and more restaurant news.

How Restaurant Workers Help Pay for Lobbying to Keep Their Wages Low
Washington, January 17

The National Restaurant Association uses mandatory $15 food-safety classes to turn waiters and cooks into unwitting funders of its battle against minimum wage increases.

Hummus, Tahini and Other Tastes of Home in Jerusalem’s Old City
Travel, January 17

A local provides a throw-away-the-map food tour of the Muslim quarter, offering a window into the city that tourists rarely see.

What to Know About Gas Stove Alternatives
Express, January 14

Cooking with gas isn’t the only way. Electric and induction cooking can offer some distinct advantages, experts say.

Your New York City Dining Questions, Answered
Interactive, January 13

This week, I’m answering reader questions submitted to the Where to Eat: New York City newsletter.

A Japanese Retreat That Brings New Meaning to Forest Bathing
T Style, January 12

Plus: a modern French steakhouse, upcycled fashion and more recommendations from T Magazine.

Noma and the Fizzle of Too-Fine Dining
Op Ed, January 11

An elite establishment’s closing raises questions about what a restaurant should be.

Late-Night Snacking and More Reader Questions
Dining, January 10

Here’s where to find duck frites at noon and prawns at midnight.

Gjelina, a Los Angeles Favorite, Opens in NoHo
Dining, January 10

Sichuan in Hell’s Kitchen, seasonal fare in the West Village, and more restaurant news.

Why London Is One of the Best Places in the World to Drink Wine
Dining, January 9

You can find terrific lists in pubs, bars and all sorts of restaurants in almost any neighborhood.

Noma, Rated the World’s Best Restaurant, Is Closing Its Doors
Dining, January 9

The Copenhagen chef René Redzepi says fine dining at the highest level, with its grueling hours and intense workplace culture, has hit a breaking point: “It’s unsustainable.”

Noma Spawned a World of Imitators, but the Restaurant Remains an Original
Dining, January 9

As the renowned Copenhagen destination prepares to end its regular service, Pete Wells examines its complicated legacy.

King Phojanakong, Pioneer of Filipino Food in New York, Dies at 54
Obits, January 8

His first restaurant, Kuma Inn, became destination dining despite its location on what was then a quiet stretch of the Lower East Side.

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.