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Bar Blondeau Opens in the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Dining, Today

Seasonal fare in a TriBeCa townhouse, Hart’s reopens and more restaurant news.

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Where the Grits Shimmer with Vegan Butter
Dining, Today

At Cadence, the chef Shenarri Freeman remakes dishes from her Black Southern heritage without animal products.

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With Chop Suey and Loyal Fans, a Montana Kitchen Keeps the Flame Burning
Dining, Today

Pekin Noodle Parlor, one of the nation’s oldest Chinese restaurants, says goodbye to its longtime owner but holds tight to its colorful past and city.

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Missing the South but Not the Butter and Bacon
Slideshow, Today

Cornbread, black-eyed peas and other classics are made without animal products at Cadence in the East Village.

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Should I Mask? Can I Travel? What About Hugs? How Delta Is Changing Advice for the Vaccinated
Well, Today

The rise of the Delta variant of the coronavirus has raised new questions about how the vaccinated can stay safe and avoid breakthrough infections. We asked the experts for advice.

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European Groceries and More in Cobble Hill
Dining, Yesterday

Monica Muzzo Romero, as of late an arepa restaurateur, has opened a new venture, a deli called Romero.

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Should Those Sidewalk Dining Sheds Stay or Go?
Letters, August 1

Readers discuss the pros and cons of the dining sheds. Also: Masking up in the subway; the police and the juvenile brain.

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This Vegetarian Menu Brings Home the Best of the Market
Dining, July 30

The stalls are overflowing, and this fresh three-course dinner from David Tanis puts that bounty to work.

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As Covid Cases Rise, Restaurants Once Again Scramble to Impose Rules
Dining, July 29

Despite confusing health mandates and vocal opposition, many businesses are taking their own steps, including requiring vaccination proof to dine in.

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Manhattan Scores a Shiny, New Whiskey Distillery in NoHo
Dining, July 29

The 28,000-square-foot, four-story Great Jones Distilling Company will open in August with a cocktail bar, a tasting room and more.

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Embracing Vintage Cars in the Catskills
Business, July 29

A garage turned coffee shop and a restaurant fixing up Mustangs in the basement: The car scene is expanding beyond a high-end racetrack country club.

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La historia del Versailles, el restaurante que es el epicentro de las protestas cubanas en EE. UU.
en Español, July 28

La larga historia del restaurante de Miami con los manifestantes y juerguistas continúa con las recientes protestas que denuncian la escasez de alimentos y medicinas en Cuba.

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BBF, From the Celebrated Chef of Kyo Ya, Opens
Dining, July 27

Changes for Blue Hill in Greenwich Village and By Chloe, a Greek restaurant goes global, and more dining news.

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The Best Onigiri Are All About the Rice
Dining, July 27

At these Los Angeles spots, creative Japanese rice balls inspired by home cooking are made to order.

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Onigiri: Rice Is Life
Slideshow, July 27

Topped, filled and wrapped onigiri are portable, but best eaten right away.

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For Decades, Versailles Restaurant Has Been a Hub for Cuban Protests
Dining, July 26

The Miami restaurant’s long history for protesters and revelers continues, with recent demonstrations denouncing shortages of food and medicine in Cuba.

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QR Codes Are Here to Stay. So Is the Tracking They Allow.
Business, July 26

Fueled by a desire for touchless transactions, QR codes popped up everywhere in the pandemic. Businesses don’t want to give them up.

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In London, a Taiwanese Feast With Fortune-Telling Buns
T Style, July 23

The founders of the city’s beloved Bao restaurants hosted an intimate, artistic evening at their Forest Gate home.

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$600,000 Sexual Harassment Settlement Reached in Batali & Bastianich Case
Dining, July 23

An investigation by the New York State attorney general describes a culture of widespread sexual harassment and retaliation at the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group.

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What to Do This Summer: Lower Manhattan
Travel, July 23

Three neighborhoods offer art, great food (and drinks), river breezes and lush green space — not to mention amazing views. And, for now, there’s still plenty of elbow room.

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Should Vaccinated People Start Wearing Masks Again?
Well, July 22

With daily reports of breakthrough infections and the rise of the Delta variant, vaccinated people may need to take a few more precautions. Here’s what you need to know.

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Tear Down the Restaurant Sheds Before It’s Too Late
Op Ed, July 22

We now have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to remake our streets.

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The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week
T Style, July 22

A steak made from a beet, James Shalom’s fashion debut — and more.

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In rural Oregon, with fire on the horizon, ‘Everybody is freaking out.’
National, July 21

A family prepared to evacuate as the Bootleg Fire burned closer to their home and restaurant. In another town, T-shirts memorialized the nation’s largest blaze.

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The Man Who Filed More Than 180 Disability Lawsuits
Magazine, July 21

Is it profiteering — or justice?

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A Salad So Good You Can Eat It for Breakfast
Magazine, July 21

This riff on a classic chef’s salad has a bit of everything in each bite.

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In Search of the California Barbecue Tradition
Dining, July 20

From storied Santa Maria tri-tip on the Central Coast, to barbacoa in Los Angeles, to hot links in West Oakland, the rules for slow-and-low are constantly rewritten here.

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Sarashina Horii, Specializing in Soba Noodles, Opens
Dining, July 20

A new project from a Tuscan butcher, a new location for Gabriel’s Bar & Restaurant, and more restaurant news.

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How to Throw a Perfect Summer Picnic
T Style, July 20

Never before have so many restaurants offered food to go. Here, a guide to what to pick up and what to pack it in, plus two easy recipes for dining al fresco.

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One Chef, One Roof, Many Menus
Dining, July 20

There’s Mark’s the lox-and-bagel place, Mark’s the refined coffee shop and Mark’s the Italian restaurant. Our critic tries them all.

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Restaurant Week Makes a Comeback
Metro, July 20

The industry has started to recover, but many businesses are still struggling. It is hoped the promotion, through Aug. 22, will help.

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These Restaurateurs Want Everyone in America Eating Indian Food
Dining, July 19

Roni Mazumdar and Chintan Pandya, of the restaurants Adda and Dhamaka in New York City, have big plans for fast-casual Indian food.

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How Versatile Is the Plantain? This Shop Counts the Ways.
Dining, July 19

Kelewele, a new business in the Dekalb Food Market, has a vegan menu where plantains take top billing.

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Organizing a Union in the Disorganized World of Small Restaurants
Dining, July 19

The stresses of the pandemic and the demands for equity have moved many independent-restaurant workers to start labor-union drives. Will they get results?

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Keith McNally Stirs the Pot
Styles, July 17

For decades the powerful restaurateur knew exactly how to keep people coming back to his downtown spots. Has he figured out a new formula?

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In Nicolas Cage’s ‘Pig,’ How Much Is the Truffle Hog Worth Anyway?
Dining, July 16

In the high-stakes world of truffle hunting, the bond between human and animal may be priceless, but the economics are real.

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How New York Waiters Got the Upper Hand
Metropolitan, July 16

Chronically underpaid and undervalued, restaurant workers are now in high demand, and the power balance may be shifting for good.

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New Documentary Seeks to Understand Anthony Bourdain and His Death
Dining, July 16

“Roadrunner” takes an intimate look at Mr. Bourdain’s career and his struggles, using archival footage and interviews from members of his inner circle.

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The Republican Attacks on Voting Rights
Letters, July 15

Readers urge Democrats to be more aggressive in preserving an essential part of democracy. Also: The Delta variant; Tennessee's rejection of science; artistic dreams; bad behavior at restaurants.

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Restaurant Shuts Down for a ‘Day of Kindness’ After Customers Make Its Staff Cry
Express, July 14

The owners of Apt Cape Cod, a farm-to-table restaurant in Brewster, Mass., drew a line in the sand against customers’ rude behavior since being allowed to fully reopen.

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Sixty Three Clinton Opens in the Lower East Side
Dining, July 13

Maki rolls, robata and more in NoHo, a burger focus for the Breslin, and more restaurant news.

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At Torien, Pleasures on the End of a Stick
Dining, July 13

The Manhattan branch of a famous Tokyo yakitori restaurant shows that you shouldn’t underestimate neck skin and cartilage.

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Beyond Wings and Drumsticks
Slideshow, July 13

At Torien, the yakitori chefs tailor the cooking technique to each part of the chicken’s anatomy.

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Summer in the Cities: Chicago
Travel, July 9

As the pandemic ebbs, the Loop and nearby neighborhoods have roared back to life. Here, eight great spots to hit while the weather’s hot.

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Feeding Thousands After the Building Collapse
Dining, July 8

Food donations began pouring in soon after the apartment building fell in Surfside, Fla. Now restaurants are mobilizing a long-term effort to feed the community.

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Should Trump Displace Buchanan as the Worst President Ever?
Letters, July 8

Readers make the case that Donald Trump has earned that distinction. Also: Edgar Snow’s China reporting; bypassed by the recovery; outdoor dining in the pandemic.

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Hours After a Glowing Review, Three Chefs Leave Outerspace
Dining, July 7

On Tuesday, The Times’s critic called it “the restaurant of the summer.” On Wednesday morning, the chefs called it off.

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Angie Mar’s Latest, Les Trois Chevaux, Opens
Dining, July 6

A community-supported agriculture program puts down roots, Levantine cuisine in Chelsea, and more restaurant news.

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The Restaurant of This New York Summer Is Outerspace
Dining, July 6

Two avidly followed pop-ups, Ha’s Dac Biet and Kreung, have taken over the wood fires and the picnic tables of this seasonal venue in Brooklyn.

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An Open-Air Dining Room Turns to Southeast Asia
Slideshow, July 6

The seasonal restaurant Outerspace in Brooklyn is sponsoring two pop-up kitchens, one focused on Vietnamese food and the other on Cambodian cuisine.

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The Reincarnation of N.Y.C. Restaurants
Interactive, June 29

Recently opened bars and restaurant are paying homage to the spots they replaced during the pandemic.

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A Year Without Travel
Interactive, March 7

The pandemic closed borders, halted air travel and emptied destinations of tourists. As its first anniversary nears, we look at how six places dependent on the industry have adapted to the disruption.

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Jing Fong Workers Protest Restaurant Closing
Interactive, March 2

After Chinatown's biggest restaurant announced it would be closing indoor dining, workers and supporters protested the move.

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N.Y.C.’s Covid Metrics Are Dire. Cuomo Is Reopening Restaurants Anyway.
Interactive, February 2

Average per-capita case counts in New York City are 64 percent higher than they were in December, when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo banned indoor dining.

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Cecilia Chiang Lost Everything in China, and Built It Back in California
Interactive, December 23

She twice escaped war in China, and eventually landed in an America that was hungry for a new kind of Asian cuisine.

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See What Happens When N.Y.C. Streets Are Full of People Instead of Cars
Interactive, December 17

As the pandemic lockdown cleared the roads and as governments instituted popular programs to keep restaurants and small businesses alive, communities have gotten a glimpse at what the city is like when the streets are reimagined. New Yorkers don’t...

Chinatown: Time Travel Through a New York Gem
Interactive, December 2

Wander down Doyers Street and then discover the monuments, parks and restaurants that have shaped the neighborhood for 150 years.

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Hopeful Day in Queens: A Slice of Pizza, Served Indoors
Interactive, September 30

After months of lockdown, restaurant owners in this Queens neighborhood finally had a reason to be optimistic: indoor dining had returned.

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Our Lives Happen in Restaurants
Interactive, June 16

Renowned writers remember some of their funniest, best, strangest and most memorable meals out.

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The Downtown New York Restaurant With a Who’s Who List of Devotees
Interactive, April 13

From the start, Omen was a gathering place for artists, writers, actors and designers — 40 years later, in a vastly different city, it still is.

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How the Virus Transformed the Way Americans Spend Their Money
Interactive, April 11

Airlines and movie theaters are hurting. Grocery stores and streaming services are raking it in.