European Groceries and More in Cobble Hill

Monica Muzzo Romero, as of late an arepa restaurateur, has opened a new venture, a deli called Romero. By Florence Fabricant Before the pandemic, Monica Muzzo Romero, a native of Venezuela, owned Arepa Factory restaurants in the East Village and

These Restaurateurs Want Everyone in America Eating Indian Food

Roni Mazumdar and Chintan Pandya, of the restaurants Adda and Dhamaka in New York City, have big plans for fast-casual Indian food. Roni Mazumdar, left, and Chintan Pandya are planning an aggressive expansion of their restaurant group across New York

To-Go Meals for Sizdeh Beder

The Persian New Year, on the vernal equinox, lasts for 13 days. The kickoff, Nowruz (New Day), was Saturday, and though the feast for that gets lots of fanfare, the holiday concludes with Sizdeh Beder (Nature Day), April 2. That

How Covid Helped a Neighborhood Rediscover Its Restaurants

Like many New York neighborhoods these days, Ditmas Park was missing an ice-cream parlor — until January 2020, when the Low family opened What’s the Scooooop, where the menu ranges from organic ice cream cones to to kimchi-topped French fries

Sant Ambroeus Opens a Gelateria in SoHo

A dedicated gelateria opening March 17 is the latest in the repertory of Sant Ambroeus, the Milanese-style restaurant group. It will sell the company’s ultrasmooth gelatos in classic Italian flavors like nocciola, stracciatella and pistachio, along with other more inventive

Major Food Group Returns to the Old Neighborhood

Having planted their flag all over the city, Rich Torrisi, Mario Carbone and Jeff Zalaznick, the restaurateurs behind Major Food Group, are going back to their roots. They are planning a new restaurant to open in the fall just a

Le Crocodile in the Wythe Hotel Opens for Private Dining

Headliner Le Crocodile Upstairs The creative lengths to which restaurateurs and chefs in New York and elsewhere are going to compensate for pandemic hardships are dazzling. And often effective. Take Jake Leiber and Aidan O’Neal at Le Crocodile, the brasserie

City Winery Opens in Hudson River Park

A counter-service spot from Make It Nice alumni, delivery-only dumplings and more restaurant news. By Florence Fabricant Headliner City Winery New York City In the midst of the pandemic, it pays to have lots of space. Michael Dorf, the owner