Looking for a good place to grab breakfast, preferably bagels, in the Midtown West area. If no bagels are available, I'd be happy with a good breakfast sandwich and decent cup of coffee. Thanks in advance!
I'm heading to NYC in Feb for a quick weekend with my 9 year old son. I've been curious to try Totto Ramen, but I don't think the 1-2 hour wait is feasible with my kid. I understand that a second Totto location has opened up, does it have the same crazy lines as the original location?
Also known as Magic Bars or Seven Layer Cookies, these gooey, sweet treats combine all the good stuff: coconut, chocolate chips, pecans, and a graham cracker cookie base.
A sweet start is interrupted by the fruity heat of jalapeños and tempered by a vinegar tang in this addictively delicious jam.
This cocktail is a light, effervescent cocktail that's the perfect way to usher in the beginning of a bountiful season.
Strawberry, rhubarb, and a hint of tarragon, paired with tequila, a little lemon juice and simple syrup, create a juicy cocktail that nicely balances sweet and tart.
I'd never eaten a ramp before in my life. But there I found myself week after week, trolling greenmarkets, unable to wait for something other than root vegetables. My own obsession was mysterious, but the general public excitement over ramps...
DIY orange soda delivers the same satisfying combination of sweet and tart you get from the commercial version, but mixed in with the familiar sharpness and prickly joy of orange soda is a new and exciting flavor I wasn't used to tasting in my soda—real oranges.
A spicy cabbage slaw somewhere in between what you'd get at a Mexican taqueria and a Haitian-style pikliz, with flavors of habanero (or Scotch Bonnet) and allspice. Great for sandwiches, tacos, topping burgers, etc.
Parathas are a delicious way to start the day. The aloo paratha is a flatbread stuffed with a spicy potato mix that is served warm with a dollop of home made butter.
Buttery shortbread is topped with salted cashews and gooey caramel. Warning: Bet you can't have just one.
Choose a full-flavored beer to give this cheese dip character, then grab a fresh hot pretzel and enjoy.
Wanna know the secret to seriously chewy oatmeal bars? Marshmallow. Peanuts and chocolate add a great final touch.
This gooey, cheesy Tex-Mex chicken lasagna is layered with soft corn tortillas and melty Monterey Jack cheese. Jalapeños, chili, cayenne, and Mexican hot sauce provide the kick.
Rebecca Lang's Spicy Coleslaw in Around the Southern Table is not your typical styrofoam cup of mayonnaise with a side of cabbage. Yes, the salad contains a bit of mayo, but the dressing is punched up with a generous pour of buttermilk and intense bursts of horseradish, hot sauce, mustard, and jalapeños. Said dressing clings perfectly to each piece of chopped red and green cabbage, grated carrot, minced red onion, and sliced scallion.
Classic creamy stovetop macaroni and cheese get more interesting with tender poached chicken, green chiles, salsa verde, and fresh cilantro.
Creamy stovetop macaroni and cheese flavored with bacon and pimentos.
Filling potato turnovers that reheat easily.
Of all the great things that Britain has given the world, savory pies have got to top the list. From the hand-held pasty to the potato-topped fish pie or the always delicious steak and kidney, a good savory pie is hard to refuse. And this version filled with chicken and leek is a fantastic pie to get started with, if this type of dish is not already one of your favorites.
Creamy stovetop macaroni and cheese with all the flavors of Buffalo chicken wings.
A hot sauce in one of its purest forms, Indonesian sambal oelek is merely freshly ground hot red chiles with some salt and vinegar for flavor and preservation. Sure, it's simple, but it's also incredibly awesome and infinitely useful.
Traditionally ploughman's pate was a way to use up bits of leftover cheese and stretch ingredients as far as possible. Often a part of a "ploughman's lunch," this flavorful cheese spread can be made with whatever cheese you have on hand.
This recipe requires no kneading, no stretching, pretty much no skill whatsoever to create a crisp-crusted, airy, chewy pan pizza. Top as desired.
Chili and cocoa-rubbed turkey breast is accompanied by tequila-spiked gravy and a cilantro-habanero potato gratin.
Ham, leeks, and a velvety layer of bubbly, broiled cheddar sauce: ham-and-cheese sandwich that's not so ho-hum.
Setting out to recreate Huy Fong's ubiquitous sauce, I ended up with something that hit the right notes, but with a brighter, fresher flavor that makes homemade Sriracha something special.
Adapted from recipes in Southest Asian Flavors by Robert Danhi via Viet World Kitchen....