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Where to Eat Near Penn Station, NYC (Our Updated Guide)

New York Sam Bresnick 4 comments

Two years ago we shared our picks for where to eat near Penn Station, one of New York's transit hubs in a...let's say challenging food neighborhood. But there's plenty of good food if you know where to look, and much more if you're willing to walk a little bit. To help, here's our updated field guide with everything from quick bites to a full-service meal. More

The Serious Eats All Star NYC Barbecue Dream Team

New York Max Falkowitz 15 comments

What if we could take the best barbecue from around New York and combine it at one magic meat palace of a restaurant?What would such at place look like? Who'd be there? After plenty of research, beer-soaked debate, and antacids, we think we have our answer. More

Aaron Franklin Drops a Brisket Bomb at Hill Country's 'Pop-Up Joint'

New York Max Falkowitz 15 comments

Just a few days before the 11th annual Big Apple Barbecue, Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue dropped by the Flatiron's Hill Country for a one-night taste of his crazy-delicious smoked meat. More

How To Make Real Barbecue at Home with Hill Country Chef Elizabeth Karmel

New York Laura Togut 11 comments

For those of us without yards or grills, making real barbecue sounds like a tough proposition. But at this year's New York Culinary Experience, Executive Chef of Texas-style Hill Country showed us how to do just that. More

The Best Barbecue Pork Ribs in Manhattan

New York James Boo 25 comments

Has New York become a rib town? We set out to answer this by trying seven pork ribs in Manhattan. Who runs the best rack-et in this city? And how do these ribs stack up to other ribs on the barbecue trail outside of New York City? More

Hill Country Chicken: Are Fried Chicken and Pie the New Burgers and Cupcakes?

New York Ed Levine 47 comments

Hill Country Chicken chef Elizabeth Karmel is on a mission that's close to my heart: she wants New Yorkers to have a casual fried chicken and pie joint that they can be proud of. Good timing, right? Fried chicken is, well, as hot as a Fry-o-lator full of peanut oil in New York. And pie isn't far behind. More

The Great New York Wings Roundup

New York Carey Jones 22 comments

Looking for wings for your Super Bowl party? We have a few recommendations. More

Thanksgiving Menu Planner: Turkey and Prepared Foods

New York Carey Jones 2 comments

Where to pick up your turkey, sides, and much, much, more. More

Elizabeth Karmel's Grilling Tips

Claire Sellers 2 comments

"The reason I fell in love with outdoor cooking is that it is the best way to prepare food, bar none. And, you aren't limited by what you can cook or the flavors you use—'If you eat it, you can grill it!' is my motto and I cook and eat by that motto." This week's grilling tips come from a woman who is not afraid of a little smoke, fire, and meat: Elizabeth Karmel. The executive chef at New York barbecue joint Hill Country, Karmel is also the owner of the Grill Friend, a line of grilling products. Additionally, Karmel wrote the popular cookbook Taming the Flame and, most recently, Soaked, Slathered, and Seasoned. "If Taming the Flame was my... More

Ed Levine's Serious Diet, Week 55: A South Beach Burger Bash Meal Plan

Ed Levine's Serious Diet Ed Levine 15 comments

"I had gone on my own South Beach Diet, for one evening at least, and came out smelling like a rose, or at the very least like a cheeseburger. " Me with Ollie Kottke Even with me sharing an entire loaf of onion confit bread with young Ollie Kottke (son of Meg Hourihan and Jason Kottke) Tuesday lunch I was down two pounds for the week, to 228, on Thursday morning, when I boarded a plane to Miami for the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. My plane arrived on time at 6:30 p.m., and after looking at and rejecting four hotel rooms, I was finally able to settle in, take a shower, and head to the famed Burger Bash.... More

Hill Country Will Smoke a Turkey For Your Thanksgiving

New York Zach Brooks 1 comment

Photograph by Dave Cook Not to be outdone by Momofuku's take-out Thanksgiving bo ssam, Hill Country has a Thanksgiving feast of their own available for pick up [PDF menu] . For $255, you get a 14-16 pound whole pit-smoked Turkey,... More

Short Ribs at Hill Country and Daisy May's: Truly Amazing

New York Ed Levine 4 comments

Short ribs are not a cut of meat most pitmasters bother with in barbecue epicenters like Kansas City, Texas, and Memphis, and yet I have found that my favorite dish at both Daisy May's and Hill Country is short ribs.... More

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