New York restaurants

Soul Island cooking with New Orleans flair ignites this tiny Mid-City restaurant | Where NOLA eats

The opening menu for Lisa “Queen Trini” Nelson’s new Mid-City restaurant is short, but it deserves special attention from diners. Even people familiar with the cuisine of Nelson’s native Trinidad and Tobago will find unfamiliar and singular dishes here. Lisa Nelson (left) and her daughter Jamila at Queen Trini Lisa, …

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The Surge: how to help local restaurants

Everyone is exhausted. I hardly feel like writing this, because I too am exhausted. Not just because of the omicron I currently house in my vaxed and boosted body, but because of fear, worry, confusion, and just: all of it. And yet, how not to do it? Tomorrow marks the …

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Covid News: Cases in New York continue to drop

People line up to be tested for the coronavirus at a testing site in Miami earlier this month.Credit…Scott McIntyre for The New York Times Dr. Vivek Murthy, the U.S. surgeon general, warned on Sunday that the spike in Omicron coronavirus cases had yet to peak nationwide, saying the next few …

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Restaurant closings in New York, January 2022

Nearly two years after restaurants inside New York were first closed, restaurants and bars continue to close. At least 1,000 have closed since March 2020 due to the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the difficulty of tracking restaurant and bar closures, experts say that number could …

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10 Best Places for Vegan Ethiopian Food in NYC

Ethiopian cuisine is one of the most flavorful and intimate cuisines in the world. Not only do spices appeal to the senses, but they are meant to be shared and consumed with your hands, scooped up in handfuls of injera (fermented Ethiopian flatbread). Now that restaurants in New York are …

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ItsaCheckmate and Grubhub further simplify CNC and menu management for restaurateurs

Menus and orders through Grubhub can now be streamlined by ItsaCheckmate, simplifying menu management and removing the need for multiple tablets New York, New York (RestaurantNews.com) It’s a checkmate, the global leader in digital menu and control streamlining technologies, today announced a [expanded] partnership with Grubhub, one of the leading …

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🌱 Fewer thefts until March + Restaurants with fireplaces

Hello, Miller Place-Rocky Point! Here’s everything you need to know to get a good start on Monday. First of all, the weather forecast for the day: Partly sunny; windy, colder. High: 29 Low: 16. Here are the top three stories today at Miller Place-Rocky Point: A shortage of healthy flight …

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Everything at the Bronx’s New Restaurant Chocobar Cortes Has Chocolate

Chocoholics, rejoice! You no longer have to limit your cocoa consumption to dessert. You can enjoy chocolatey elements on cheeseburgers, grilled chicken, and roast pork. Chocobar Cortés, a new Caribbean-inspired café located in a not-too-tropical corner of Mott Haven off the Major Deegan Expressway, infuses fine cocoa elements – many …

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New York’s ‘Hotel Week’ promises COVID cuts and security – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNew York) – You’ve probably heard of Restaurant Week to celebrate the culinary scene. Today, for the very first time, City Hotel Week is underway. The aim is to provide a much needed boost to the hospitality industry. READ MORE: New York City launches its first hotel week …

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She wants to take the upscale kosher restaurant UN Plaza Grill to the next level

New York Jewish Week via JTA – Four years ago, businessman Albert Gad opened UN Plaza Grill, an elegant kosher restaurant, in the Midtown East skyscraper he lived in. The space was beautiful – high ceilings, tall windows, starched white sheets covering well-spaced tables, with a view of the United …

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