52 Places to Go: Where Foodies Should Go in 2016

The newest meatless burgers aren’t obligatory additions to menus. They’re the stars.

Sky-High Prices? Bad Reviews? No Matter: Mr. Chow Powers On
The most bulletproof of restaurants is the work of a man who sweats the details but not the criticism.

Driscoll’s Aims to Hook the Berry-Buying Shopper
The company plans a new marketing campaign intended to place it in the company of other big fruit brands like Dole and Chiquita.

Hey, Mr. Food Editor: You Are Going to Want to Bake Those Pork Chops, My Friend
Pan confusion, tomato-peeling and the secret to good brisket. Our readers have questions. Our resident Food editor has the answers.

Hungry City: At Tsion Cafe in Harlem, Food From Ethiopia via Israel
Vegetable stews share the menu with less traditional dishes, like eggs and lox on injera, a crepe-like flatbread.

What in the World: Whether Shaved by Hand or Machine, This Roman Treat Is Just as Frosty
Purveyors of grattachecca, the traditional homegrown version of a snow cone, have spirited debates about the proper way to prepare the ice.

Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor Dies at 79; Celebrated Gullah Food and Culture
A South Carolina native, who liked to call herself a “culinary griot,” she was heard on NPR for three decades. She also was an author, an actress and a singer.

How to Pick the Fastest Line at the Supermarket
Experts offer tips for reducing your time in the grocery store checkout line.

Hungry City: Snacks of Nepal Are a High Point at Woodside Cafe in Queens
A family started out with Italian food, then turned to the dishes of its Himalayan homeland.

Eat: When a Food Craving Won’t Let Go
Cochinita Pibil — pork made aromatic with citrus, cumin and allspice — will be a dish you want to eat on repeat.

La Newyorkina to Open Its First Shop for Mexican Sweets
Fany Gerson, known for her dessert stands, gets a full-service store.

Nearly a Century On, Chumley’s Has a New Idea: Serious Food
The speakeasy will reopen, after a renovation, with an ambitious menu and waiters in white jackets.

The Hard-Cider Craze Will Get a Hard-Core Pub
The drink will be pressed and aged at Brooklyn Cider House, opening this fall in Bushwick.

The Tuck Room Will Serve a Little History With Your Highball
Lower Manhattan is about to get another cocktail bar that pays homage to the past.

New York’s Latest Craving, Poke, by the Pound at Sweetcatch
A small group of restaurants says it will serve the dish in a more authentic Hawaiian way.

Chains Will Bring a Taste of the West Coast to New York
Arriving this fall, restaurants from Sugarfish, Wolfgang Puck and Eatsa.

All of Africa, Served at Serengeti Kitchen
Coming to Harlem, a restaurant that plans to cover the continent, one region at a time.

New York Gets a New Helping of Barbecue
The Southern invasion continues this fall, mostly in Brooklyn and Queens.

Dan Kluger Steps Out on His Own
The chef makes a play for autonomy after years working for Jean-Georges Vongerichten at the ABC restaurants.

Science Fiction Meets Music (Fanatically) at Jupiter Disco
Future and past will mingle at a bar coming to Bushwick, Brooklyn.

Coming From the Estela Chef: Flora, in the Met Breuer
Ignacio Mattos and his partner, Thomas Carter, plan to add ‘downtown spirit’ to the uptown museum.

A Wave of Japanese Restaurants With a Twist
New York’s latest crop will have a narrow focus: on solitude, speed and special noodles.

Manhattan’s Hottest New Dining Spot: The 20s
The Flatiron and NoMad areas will get a crop of new restaurants.

Opening Their Own Restaurants, for the First Time
Adam Leonti, Jared Sippel, Anne Burrell and Jeanne Mélanie Delcourt will get kitchens this fall.

Rouge Tomate: Smaller Restaurant, Bigger Wine List
After a two-year wait, a New York wine destination will reopen in Chelsea in a new guise.

Nostalgia Tops the Menu of Fall’s Big Restaurant Openings
Florence Fabricant looks forward to old-style luxury, new Nordic cooking and reinvented Asian dishes.

The Same, Only Different: Designing a New Union Square Cafe
The designer David Rockwell and the restaurateur Danny Meyer have set out, carefully and at times exhaustively, to re-create a classic.

San Lorenzo di Lerchi Journal: Italian Grows Forgotten Fruit. What She Preserves Is a Culture.
Like her father before her, Isabella Dalla Ragione scours the countryside in search of varieties that no longer satisfy agricultural trends, market demands and modern tastes.

Restaurant Review: Our Restaurant Critic Goes National. First Stop: California.
Cassia in Santa Monica, Calif., serves up large flavors with delicacy and a pointed lack of interest in being confrontational.

The Story Behind Our Most Requested Recipe Ever
The plum torte didn’t seem to have the makings of a hit when it was published in 1983. Thirty-three years later, it’s still beloved.

Off the Menu: Thai Seafood Finds a Downtown Home at Fish Cheeks
Parm takes on Williamsburg, Printers Alley brings Nashville to Times Square, and more restaurant news.

City Kitchen: The Lure of the Fish Cake
Made with fresh cod, bread crumbs and green herbs, these fish cakes are lighter than the typical.

A Good Appetite: Clafoutis, Any Way You Want Them
Clafoutis filled with vegetables and cheese are taking the French pancake from sweet to savory.

The Pour: The Best Pairing for Indian Food? It’s Not Beer
More good Indian restaurants are offering excellent wine lists. The trick is in knowing how to pair it with the food.

New York Gets a New Ratings Service for Restaurants
Eleven Madison Park tops the first rankings from Renzell, which surveys over 2,000 members.

Umbria, Italy’s Best-Kept Culinary Secret, Is Budding
Spared the earthquake’s worst damage, the province is trying to spread the word about its legendary cooking, produce and salumi.

Restaurant Review: The Spicy Spoils of China’s Boom, at Hao Noodle and Tea
In Greenwich Village, skillfully updating classic dishes.

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