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Am Thai Bistro is Hit or Miss for Vegetarians

New York Lauren Rothman Post a comment

If Am Thai were to streamline some of its vegetarian options— leaving out the unnecessary veg and perhaps even the obligatory-seeming fried tofu chunks—it could be a great neighborhood joint. As it is, the restaurant offers a plethora of interesting meat-free dishes, so it's still a worthwhile destination if you live nearby. More

Good Bread: Seeking Out the Best Corn Rye in NYC

New York Andrew Coe 15 comments

I met with some food writers, chefs, and the patriarch of an appetizing store clan to taste some corn rye, a classic New York Jewish loaf that risks extinction in modern bakeries. More

Good Bread: Guyanese Bakeries in Brooklyn

New York Andrew Coe Post a comment

[Photos: Andrew Coe} In the Guyanese bakeries of Brooklyn, every bread is linked with a specific food. At Tota's Bakery in Crown Heights, the platt or plait bread is a big, braided white loaf that looks like challah without... More

LoDuca Pizza: A Slice Joint Gem in the Heart of Brooklyn

Slice John Wozniak 11 comments

[Photographs: John Wozniak] LoDuca Pizza 14 Newkirk Plaza, Brooklyn NY 11226; 718-859-1501 Style: New York–style, Sicilian-style, and specialty deep dish Oven Type: Gas The Skinny: Easily accessible classic Brooklyn slice joint Getting There: Located right at a major B/Q subway stop, Newkirk, about a half hour into Brooklyn Hours: Mon–Sat, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; closed Sundays Price: Large pie, $13; Sicilian pie, $17; plain slice, $2.25; square, $2.35; chicken Parm deep dish slice, $4 Notes: No delivery but take-out is available Much has been written and argued about the great pizzerias in Brooklyn, but as a result of... More

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