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While the experience is decidedly more down-home than downtown, the expert, pressure-fried chicken at the tiny Bobwhite Lunch and Supper Counter might... More »
The prodigious culinary accomplishments of African Americans in the Southern United States-sometimes known as soul food-are an eroding presence on the city's... More »
After touring the Weeksville Houses, a miraculously preserved African-American village founded after the abolition of slavery in New York in 1827, we dropped in... More »
This Cobble Hill carryout joint, with a few tables for eating in, defines "soul" as broadly as possible to include Afro-Caribbean and even African cooking. Chowing... More »
Itas always mid July in Texas at the Hog Pit: The smell of barbecued ribs ($13.95, comes with two sides) wafting throughout, ice-cold cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon ($2) sweating... More »
"South" Williamsburg intellectuals in search of a sentimental education come to Moto for glasses of rich, chocolaty Corsendonk beer and tasty, reasonably priced panini. Far more... More »
Robert Johnson sold his soul for prodigious skill on the guitar. B.B. King was already pretty good, so he ended up with... a Midtown mega club? Just... More »
The Bronx is not a place you might go looking for great barbecue, but there in the industrial and automotive welter of East Tremont Avenue you'll find this... More »
Jay-Z's nightlife contribution is Empire State, through and through--dim lighting dotting two floors, sports stars lounging in inner V.I.P. chambers, short skirts and shiny... More »
Although this Carroll Gardens hangout is named partly after the Texas town, don't expect cowboys and honky-tonk here. On a recent Sunday night the only country-western vibe came... More »
The veteran drummer is one of those rare artists who generates a specific energy when he plays. Long story short, you can feel a perpetual wave of power coming from his instrument. In the large, Carvin’s language is post-bop uproar, albeit working on the refined tip: His team is comprised of craftsmen who match lyricism with fervor, and his running partner Sonny Fortune sits on a couple...
According to the Sibley Field Guide to Birds, the bobwhite is a short, squat member of the quail family, native to the Southeastern United States. With feathers in muted shades of red, brown, and rufous, this understated creature's most prominent feature is the male's talent for endless self-promotion, incessantly chirping, "Bob white, bob white, bob white."
And Bobwhite is...
The best thing about a pot of jambalaya, whether it's made with a box of Uncle Ben's or a bag of Southern long-grain, is the leftovers. The next day, the flavors have deepened. Balled up and fried, the meat-studded, stock-soaked rice gains texture, too. At Exchange Alley in the East Village, the fried jambalaya ($8) is jeweled with Andouille sausage and Tasso ham, served with an...
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