Tag: new york

Creepy Craigslister Wants to Pay $175 for ‘Woman-Flavored’ Ramen

April 18, 2014 // 5:55 am

If a stranger offered nearly $200 just for you to sit in a tub, you might think he was a pervert. A Peeping Tom. A creep who’d recreate the ending of Psycho faster than you could ask why on earth the tub has ramen noodles in it. But judging…

Nachos in a Helmet are the Best Thing You Can Eat at a Yankees Game

April 15, 2014 // 2:34 pm

America’s pastime is as much about watching tiny ants run laps around a grassy knoll once every hour, as it is about stuffing our faces with junk food. From Fritos-laden chili cheese dogs to Japanese beer slushies, baseball fans (more importantly, their stomachs) are no strangers to overindulgence. So,…

Dominique Ansel’s Bakery Shuts Down After Mouse Spotted Behind Counter

April 4, 2014 // 3:15 pm

Dominique Ansel — America’s hottest, most (previously) mobbed deep bakery — shut down today after a customer filmed a mouse sprinting behind the counter. The Department of Health was quick to slap on a notice announcing that the establishment was “CLOSED by Order of the Commisioner of Health and…

Shake Shack Expanding to Multiple Cities in 2014

March 29, 2014 // 3:53 pm

Good news for Shake Shack fans who aren’t on the East Coast, the chain is planning on expanding to select cities across the country. Shake Shack will open two new locations over the summer: a second storefront in the JFK Airport as well as a new shop in…

Dominique Ansel Makes Next-Level ‘Garden’ Pot de Crème

March 27, 2014 // 1:27 pm

After debuting chocolate chip cookie shot glasses filled with milk at SXSW, Dominique Ansel whipped up yet another dessert invention simply named “The Garden.” Ansel teased fans via Instagram with the above photo, along with a caption describing its sweet innards: “milk chocolate mousse with brownie base,…

Obscure NY Law Says Bottomless Brunch is Illegal

February 26, 2014 // 11:55 am

In the granddaddy of buzz kills,  the New York City Hospitality Alliance highlighted a little-known law that prohibits those beloved bottomless brunches. According to their website, restaurants are banned “from selling, serving, delivering or offering to patrons an unlimited number of drinks during any set period of time for…

NYC Culinary Student Frosts Cake for Strangers, Spreads Sappy, Sugary Joy

February 24, 2014 // 8:41 am

Manhattan-based performance artist and culinary student Bettina Banayan recently cut herself a slice of internet infamy for frosting a cake on a New York subway, then sharing that cake with fellow passengers. A 12 minute video documents the whole experiment, including the serious shade thrown by the elderly man…

Ramen Burger to Set Up Shop in Crown Heights

February 22, 2014 // 10:22 am

Keizo Shimamoto, creator of the Ramen Burger a.k.a. one of the most popular food hybrids of 2013, is looking to expand from his humble Smorgasburg booth to a more permanent location. Eater reports that a Ramen. Co storefront recently popped up in the Financial District of New…