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Pazz and Jop Celebrates Top Songs of 2015 at Webster Hall

Pazz and Jop Celebrates Top Songs of 2015 at Webster Hall

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Music

The Village Voice released its annual best of music list and threw a party.

New York City’s best, traditional delis

New York City’s best, traditional delis

May 1, 2013


Filed under Features

Visit one of these traditional New York delis for a taste of history or just for a delicious pastrami sandwich. Russ & Daughters I 179 E. Houston St. Since 1914, Russ & Daughters has been serving up quality salt-cured fish at their Lower East Side establishment — their lox has been call...

Tastes in transit: best food trucks in New York City

Tastes in transit: best food trucks in New York City

April 30, 2013


Filed under Features

For a quality meal on the go, visit one of these favorite food trucks around the city this summer. Neapolitan Express This new pizza truck makes fresh, uncomplicated pizzas from Italian-imported ingredients and local basil. Pizzas include the margherita, bufata and marinara, all made rich by ext...

Best South American restaurants for unique, authentic meals

Best South American restaurants for unique, authentic meals

April 24, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features

Taco Box I 50 E. Fourth St. Literally a hole in the wall, Taco Box serves up a selective menu of delicious and affordable tacos ($3-$3.50), as well as homemade sauces and a variety of authentic Spanish sodas. Gena’s Grill I 210 First Ave. This tiny East Village restaurant offers a var...

Celebrate Friday’s Pretzel Day by sampling from featured restaurants

Celebrate Friday’s Pretzel Day by sampling from featured restaurants

April 24, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features

Skip the pretzel cart and discover gourmet pretzel around the city in celebration of National Pretzel Day on Friday. Sigmund Pretzel Shop I 29 Avenue B This East Village shop makes its handmade pretzels fresh daily in a variety of unique flavors, including truffle cheddar and cinnamon raisin ($3 eac...

Best birthday celebration restaurants

Best birthday celebration restaurants

By Bryna Shuman, Staff Writer

April 17, 2013


Filed under Features

Whether it is your own birthday or a friend’s, you can’t go wrong celebrating at one of these top spots. Cienfuegos I 95 Avenue A True to its Cuban roots, Cienfuegos is a breezy, colorful, open restaurant and bar serving tasty Cuban food. Celebrate with one of their spicy tapas plates ($8-$16),...

Best locations for expansive, tasty wine lists

Best locations for expansive, tasty wine lists

By Bryna Shuman, Staff Writer

April 17, 2013


Filed under Features

Any WSN readers over the age of 21 can relax and enjoy time with friends at one of the top 10 wine bars in New York City. Vin Sur Vingt I 201 W. 11th St. Here you’ll find a relaxing and intimate environment with a regular rotating wine menu of 50 varieties, a knowledgeable waitstaff, and French...

Dip into National Fondue Day at New York’s top spots

Dip into National Fondue Day at New York’s top spots

April 10, 2013


Filed under Features

Originally a Swiss peasant meal, fondue has since evolved into a delicacy worthy of its own day of celebration. National Cheese Fondue Day on April 11 is the perfect excuse to gather a group of friends and sample some of the best fondue dishes the city has to offer.   Heidi Swiss Restau...

Start mornings right at best breakfast spots

Start mornings right at best breakfast spots

April 10, 2013


Filed under Features

Some mornings, a dining hall breakfast just doesn’t cut it. Start your day in a tastier way by making a morning pit stop at one of these breakfast joints — sure to satisfy any food craving. Café Angelique Enjoy the quaint atmosphere with a signature mighty leaf latte ($2.15) paired with anything from ...

Savory selections for Soyfoods Month

Savory selections for Soyfoods Month

April 3, 2013


Filed under Features

Celebrate Soyfoods Month with these healthy, intriguing variations.     Soy and Sake Village I 47 Seventh Ave. S The lunch specials at Soy and Sake Village ($7 to $9) include a soup or an appetizer and an entree. The miso soup ($4), sesame chicken and General Tso's chicken (both $10.50)...

Best bistros for comforting, quaint cuisine

Best bistros for comforting, quaint cuisine

April 3, 2013


Filed under Features

In an city as culturally diverse as New York, the traditional definition of “bistro” — small restaurants serving modest home-style cooking — is inevitably altered and expanded. Try the dishes at these unique restaurants. Veselka I 144 Second Ave. Classic flavors of authentic Ukrainian foo...

Eateries uptown for the occasional splurge

Eateries uptown for the occasional splurge

March 27, 2013


Filed under Features

If you’re in the mood to splurge for a special occasion, or just want to check out some of the city’s swankiest eateries, prepare to spend big at these high-end uptown restaurants. Fresco by Scotto 34 E. 52nd St. For classic Italian cuisine with a modern twist, check out Fresco by Scotto, where homemade ...

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