Where the Bartenders Drink With Cocktail Royalty Jen Queen

The mezcal master shares her go-to destinations for a satisfying beverage in San Diego.

Satisfy a Need for Heat with These Spicy Cocktails

These 15 drinks will help heat up a chilly fall.

Barrel-Aging Changes the Character of These D.C. Cocktails

Barrel-aged cocktails can be pretty pricey, and they do take a considerable amount of time to make, but when executed right, it can turn an old favorite into an intensely different drink. Here's...

Get Your Shrub On With These 19 Cocktails

Cocktail Week continues with a round-up of shrub-based drinks.

Blinis are the New Black at Portland's Kachka

In Russian home cooking, the layered salad known as "herring under a fur coat" often appears on tables covered with a magenta mess of grated beets and mayo, looking like a Slavic version of the...

Seattle Musts: Joule, Westward, Ma'Ono Fried Chicken & Whisky

Joule Seattle's most reliable address for a casual, of-the-moment meal may be the Fremont Collective—a warehouse in the Wallingford neighborhood (about four miles north of downtown) that was...

Nothing But Hits at East Village Newcomer Tuome

East-West fusion has gotten a bad rap, mainly because the execution is usually ham-fisted. Some dude stuffs pastrami in an egg roll, stirs wasabi into mashed potatoes, or jams kimchi into a...

New Chef Breathes New Life into Scandinavian Stalwart Aquavit

Long before there was a Faviken, a Relae, or even a Noma, many refined gastronauts came to appreciate Nordic food in a very different way than we understand it today thanks to a groundbreaking...

Uncle Boons' Beer Slushies: The Best Drink You Never Knew Existed

Welcome back to Consumed, a new video series in which Editorial Producer Kat Odell combs Manhattan and the surrounding areas for one-of-a-kind eats and drinks.

Mastering Perfect Ice Cream at Home with OddFellows' Sam Mason

Welcome back to Savvy, an instructional video series lead by food's best.

The Vaportini Makes Getting Drunk as Easy as Breathing

Welcome back to Consumed, a new video series in which Editorial Producer Kat Odell combs Manhattan and the surrounding areas for one-of-a-kind eats and drinks.

Everything You Need to Know About the Michelin Guide

Every fall, chefs and diners lose their minds over a little red book published by a tire company. Here’s a guide to understanding Michelin Madness.

Rise of the Zombie King

Tiki historian Jeff "Beachbum" Berry has spent five decades obsessively chronicling Polynesian cocktail culture. Now he's opening his own bar, and everything is about to change. A...

Fergus Henderson Explains St. John's Roast Bone Marrow, a London Legend

Everything you've ever wanted to know about the world-famous roasted marrow bones at St. John in London.

Eating Well at the End of the Road

Emily Garrity only had to shoot one pig before she figured out that the best way to kill them was publicly, in front of all the other pigs at the trough. I thought it sounded barbaric on the face...

The Last of the Arabbers

As he leads a painted horse cart brimming with oranges and bananas and peaches past housing projects and boarded-up buildings, B.J. looks like the king of West Baltimore. Friends shout his name,...

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Balthazar London vs NYC: A First-Hand Comparison

Balthazar, NYC. [Photo: Daniel Krieger] Balthazar, London. [Photo: Xavier Girard Lachaîne] In 2008, an artist named Paul St. George built a telectroscope, a steam punkian installation through...

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Balthazar Wire

Critic Steve Cuozzo files on the news that NYC's Balthazar is getting rid of its bathroom attendants. Calling them "worse than squeegee men," Cuozzo writes: "I flee a restaurant john without s...

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Keith McNally Wire

Balthazar bathroom attendant Cheikhou Niane reacts to the possibility of losing his job after owner Keith McNally announced that he'll be relieving the attendants from their posts. According to...

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New York's Balthazar Nixes Bathroom Attendants

Restaurateur Keith McNally has decided to do away with bathroom attendants at his New York brasserie, Balthazar. The decision came to McNally after reading a post by Business Insider...

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Attendant Extortion

Business Insider's Henry Blodget submits this rant about bathroom attendees — inspired by a visit to NYC's Balthazar — arguing that practice is "uncomfortable and degrading" for both customer and...

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The New York Times Magazine's 2013 Restaurant Issue

Here's the second New York Times Magazine food issue of this year. (Check out April's issue here.) This one is called the "Restaurant Edition," and it covers topics from exemplary bars to the u...

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Rumormongering

Is Keith McNally opening a new restaurant concept in NYC's Financial District? Eater NY hears rumblings that the long-rumored project, in a still-under-construction hotel/condo, will not be the new...

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The Eater London Heatmap: Where to Eat Right Now

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Week in Reviews

Here's Telegraph critic Matthew Norman's review of Keith McNally's Balthazar London. He likes the space, calling it "gorgeous" and "enchanting," but no surprise, Norman piles it on like every other...

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The Gatekeepers

Arnaud Jean-Baptiste, the maître d' of Balthazar in New York City, on one of his approaches to reservation management: "You just have to make it so it's clear you're not shunning people off to the...

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