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Quality Bistro Offers French Fare in a Grand Space
Food, Yesterday

Ginjan Café, specializing in the West African ginger drink, opens; a Williamsburg spot pays tribute to London’s Famous Curry Bazaar; and more restaurant news.

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Honeysuckle at Plowshare Farms
Slideshow, Yesterday

Omar Tate served his dinner honoring the black history of Philadelphia in a historic barn at Plowshare Farms.

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At Anton’s, Appetites Shaped by an Older New York
Food, Yesterday

In a stripped-down tavern, the chef Nick Anderer serves chopped liver, Ukrainian ham and other immigrant foods that helped form the city’s palate.

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The Food of a Vanishing New York at Anton’s, in the West Village
Slideshow, Yesterday

In a stripped-down corner tavern, the chef Nick Anderer conjures up a vision of the city before he was born.

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The Spotted Pig, Where Employees Were Sexually Harassed, Closes
Food, January 27

The West Village restaurant has shuttered just weeks after its owner, Ken Friedman, agreed to a monetary settlement with 11 former employees.

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Max Frankel: Dining Without the Din
Opinion, January 23

A former executive editor of The Times prefers not to shout over his entree. Also: Cuts to food stamps; master organizers.

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Haitian and Jamaican Patties, Traditional and Not, in Brooklyn
Food, January 23

Kafe Louverture, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Branch Patty, at Artists & Fleas Williamsburg, make two variations on the beloved treat.

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Da Toscano Opens, From the Former Chef of Perla
Food, January 21

A long-awaited restaurant from a Jungsik alumnus, a Japanese import where soy sauce ramen is the feature, and more restaurant news.

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Is Restaurant Noise a Crime? Our Critic Mounts a Ringing Defense
Food, January 21

Pete Wells says he and many others actually like the racket that so many readers revile.

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After Culinary and Literary Acclaim, She’s Moving to the Woods
Food, January 21

The chef Iliana Regan created a hit Chicago restaurant and wrote a tough, award-winning memoir. But her real dream lives in a cabin in northern Michigan.

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Uber Sells Food Delivery Business in India
Technology, January 20

The ride-hailing giant agreed to sell Uber Eats in India to rival Zomato, continuing its recent efforts to exit money-losing businesses.

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China Says It Will Ban Plastics That Pollute Its Land and Water
World, January 20

Though likely to be welcomed by many Chinese who worry about pollution, the measures could be a hard sell for a society used to convenience.

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Yellow or Blue? In Hong Kong, Businesses Choose Political Sides
World, January 19

Shops and restaurants are now being labeled either yellow, to note support for the city’s protest movement, or blue, in support of the police. The move is having a big economic impact.

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Georgian Rarities, Served Without Fanfare, at Chama Mama
Food, January 16

This Chelsea restaurant, where gandzili, a cousin to ramps, is served alongside the better-known adjaruli khachapuri, honors the cuisine’s rustic simplicity.

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The Rustic Cooking of Home
Slideshow, January 16

“I spent my whole life explaining my culture,” said Tamara Chubinidze, who opened Chama Mama in March, where many country-style dishes are on offer.

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Looking Toward a New Era of Australian Cuisine
Food, January 15

After two years of exploring the country’s food scene, our critic wonders what will increase its mark on the world.

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Nonalcoholic Cocktails’ Most Unexpected Fans: Kids
T Magazine, January 15

“There’s nothing stranger than having to cut off a child before they rack up a huge tab.”

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Pig and Khao Chef Unveils Her Latest in Chelsea
Food, January 14

A home-style Mexican restaurant in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, pozole from Fany Gerson and Danny Mena, and more news.

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Gladys Bourdain, Who Helped Her Son Reach an Audience, Dies at 85
Food, January 14

A Times copy editor, she kick-started Anthony Bourdain’s career when she helped him get a tell-all article about the restaurant world published in The New Yorker.

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The Four-Star Restaurants of New York
Food, January 14

These are the places that currently have four stars from The New York Times’s critics.

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At Sushi Nakazawa, Only the Price Remains the Same
Food, January 14

At $150, an omakase meal at the West Village sushi counter is a relative bargain. But the restaurant isn’t the four-star place it was in its early days.

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Sushi Nakazawa, One Piece at a Time
Slideshow, January 14

The acclaimed omakase counter in the West Village has upgraded.

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How Jean-Georges Vongerichten Went From ‘No Good’ Kid to 4-Star Chef
Food, January 14

The globally prolific chef started out as a small-town truant and troublemaker. Then he got to work.

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Nashville Hot Chicken Finds a New Home in Los Angeles
Food, January 13

Hotville, from the same family that invented the dish, proves that hot chicken is an essential part of the American canon.

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Welcome to Hotville
Slideshow, January 13

Los Angeles is rich with hot chicken, a dish born in Nashville.

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Under Pressure, Grubhub Changes Its Ordering System
Business, January 9

Responding to criticism that it was cutting into restaurant profits, the food-delivery giant said it was making a change to stop charging fees for calls that do not end with an order.

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Polish Pierogis, Savory and Sweet, at Pierozek in Greenpoint
Food, January 9

A Brooklyn couple have mastered the science of producing consistently springy dumplings.

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Masters of Pierogies
Slideshow, January 9

At this new Polish restaurant in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the pierogi dough is thinner and springier than most.

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Fried Fish. Rave Reviews. Then Someone Messed With the Gas Lines.
New York, January 8

With its stoves and ovens disabled, Millie Peartree Fish Fry & Soul Food in the Bronx was forced to close.

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Fried Fish. Rave Reviews. Then Someone Messed With the Gas Lines.
New York, January 8

With its stoves and ovens disabled, Millie Peartree Fish Fry & Soul Food in the Bronx was forced to close.

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A Sprawling Space for Cocktails and Bar Fare in Midtown Manhattan
Food, January 7

Torien, an offshoot of a Tokyo yakitori counter, opens; Jacob Hadjigeorgis of Jacob’s Pickles unveils his tiki bar; and more restaurant news.

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A Bangkok Kitchen Hides Inside a Chinese Restaurant in Queens
Food, January 7

To find Thai Cook in Elmhurst, enter the hot-pot place and take a right.

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Some Old Thai Favorites Made With Fresh Energy
Slideshow, January 7

The food of Bangkok is the backbone of most Thai menus in the United States. The versions served at Thai Cook in Queens will help you understand what made this food so popular.

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Ken Friedman of the Spotted Pig Will Pay $240,000 in Sexual Harassment Case
Food, January 7

The restaurateur has agreed to a payout for 11 former employees, including 20 percent of his profits from the restaurant, after an investigation by New York’s attorney general.

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Flavorful Bites in a Virtual Reality
Food, January 6

Aerobanquets RMX lets participants eat while exploring an interactive world at the James Beard House.

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In a Burger World, Can Sweetgreen Scale Up?
Business, January 4

The chain that made salads chic, modular and ecologically conscious now wants to sell you a lot of other stuff.

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They Once Were Attacked for Their Cash. Now It’s Their E-Bikes.
New York, January 3

Food deliverers in New York City are facing a crime wave: Since September, at least 24 e-bikes have been reported stolen.

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Five Places to Dine in Paris With the Author of ‘Let’s Eat France’
Travel, January 3

The 16th arrondissement is turning into a dining destination. François-Régis Gaudry, the popular food writer and radio host, offers compelling reasons to eat in the neighborhood.

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Where Avocado Toast Shares a Menu With Yemeni Favorites
Food, January 2

At Yafa Café in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, the Yemeni-inflected dishes, some traditional and others an inspired in-between, are the draw.

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A Cafe Navigating Two Worlds
Slideshow, January 2

At Yafa Café, a serene coffee shop in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, the small selection of Yemeni-inflected dishes are a mix of tradition and adaptation.

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The Best of Japanese Dining and Design, Under One Parisian Roof
T Magazine, January 2

Encompassing a teahouse, a confectionery stand and more, Ogata Paris pays homage to its setting while offering a true taste of Japan.

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A Restaurant With No Leftovers
Business, January 1

A Brooklyn wine bar and restaurant is one of a handful of establishments in different cities that are trying to eliminate waste from their premises.

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Brooklyn’s Great American Diner
Food, December 31

Tom’s Restaurant, a beloved breakfast spot in Prospect Heights, is one of those places that feel welcoming to all who enter.

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A Devotee of Basque Food Brings It to Two Bridges
Food, December 31

A revived Calle Ocho on the Upper West Side, a second branch of Norikoh, and more restaurant news.

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At the Four Horsemen, the Food Catches Up to the Wine
Food, December 31

The natural-wine bar co-owned by the musician James Murphy was always an interesting place to drink. Now the kitchen is among Brooklyn’s best.

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Natural Wines Settle In and Stay for Lunch
Slideshow, December 31

The Brooklyn restaurant the Four Horsemen, which opened in 2015, has become a fixture of the natural-wine movement.

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French Chef Loses Legal Battle Over a Lost Michelin Star
World, December 31

Marc Veyrat was outraged when La Maison des Bois, his restaurant in the French Alps, was stripped of the guide’s top rating.

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What Will We Eat in 2020? Something Toasted, Something Blue
Food, December 30

The food forecasters are at it again, predicting the next big vegetables and sweets, cuisines and causes.