Japanese Seafood Without the Painful Price Tag, at Wokuni

Can anybody who has to think about the price of groceries still keep up with the sushi scene in New York? Just in the past year we’ve gotten at least five omakase-only sanctuaries — Sushi Noz, Sushi Amane, Noda, Shoji at 69 Leonard Street and Ichimura at Uchu — where the price of a meal, […]

Strawberry Preserves Worthy of a Champagne Toast

These preserves combine a favorite summer fruit with pink Champagne.CreditTony Cenicola/The New York Times By Florence Fabricant May 21, 2018 Josephine’s Feast, a Brooklyn producer of preserves and condiments made mostly from local ingredients (even foraged beach plums), has welcomed summer with a fragrant new flavor, strawberries and pink Champagne. It has been recognized as a […]

Burmese Cuisine, a New York Rarity, at Rangoon Spoon

Shan tofu, named for its origins in the eastern Shan State of Myanmar, has little kinship with its better-known East Asian cousin. At Rangoon Spoon in Gravesend, Brooklyn, it’s made not with soybeans but with chickpea flour that’s soaked overnight, drained and soaked again, then simmered, requiring constant churning until it turns into a dense […]