Stir-Frying Without a Wok

Good morning. I loved this column Genevieve Ko wrote for the newspaper that we sent to the plant yesterday, printed overnight, stuffed into blue bags and hurled in the direction of our home-delivery subscribers’ front doors this morning. It’s about how she’s

New York City Restaurant Openings and News

Ilili D.C. Philippe Massoud has opened a branch of his Lebanese restaurant in Washington, in the city’s waterfront area. For Mr. Massoud, who had been at Neyla in Georgetown before opening Ilili in New York, it’s a return. He is assuming an

What’s Your Pleasure? How About a T-shirt?

This article is part of our Business Transformation special report, about how the pandemic has changed how the world does business. Milk & Honey, the Lower East Side speakeasy that helped kick off the American cocktail revival when it opened on Dec.

Hudson Whiskey Releases Its Oldest Bourbon Blend

In the rolling farmland outside New Paltz, N.Y., is a former gristmill, now the Tuthilltown Spirits Distillery, where Hudson Whiskey is made. One of New York’s first craft distillers, it started with bourbon more than 10 years ago and now it has

How Has Home Cooking Changed in the Pandemic?

In their series of discussions called the Next Big Bite, Les Dames d’Escoffier NY, a nonprofit educational and advocacy organization, has scheduled a one-hour virtual panel on Oct. 21 to explore the ever-evolving changes that the pandemic brought about for home cooking

Acme Turns to Japan to Season Its Latest Smoked Salmon

Smoked salmon has a new edge. Acme Smoked Fish, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, has introduced smoked salmon seasoned with shichimi togarashi, a Japanese spice blend, giving it a subtle but distinctive chile and citrus kick. The blend includes red chile, sesame seeds, orange

A Journey to the Farthest Reaches of the Food World

You cannot help but be drawn to “Gastro Obscura,” a compendium of culinary oddities. Organized geographically, it offers thumbnails of the uncommon food experiences that exist across the globe, including in all 50 states. There is the remote eel smokehouse in Hancock,