N.Y. Diet: Actress Jessica Hecht | 'Queen of Soul Food' Sylvia Woods Dies at 86

Friday, 20 July 2012 by Irwan K Ch
FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012

Daily New York Food News from NYMag.com & MenuPages.com

Anthony Bourdain’s Get Jiro! Slices Up Best Seller List

But the book might originally have been a little more like 'American Splendor.'

Odd Couples

Culinary Team-Up of the Decade Happens Next Month

Healthy cookies are possible.

Whitebait Trash

Lake Trout Opening Delayed, But Check Out the Menu

Fried whiting and Western fries are almost ready.

celebrity settings

Beyoncé and Jay-Z at Bagatelle; Demi Moore Has a Date at the Lion

Plus: Demi and A-Rod at The Lion, Leo at John Dory Oyster Bar.

West Village

The Marrow Will Have the Alcamahol

Here's to Harold.


Zak Attack: Zakarian Will School Home Cooks in Two New Books

The dapper chef has some helpful hints.


‘Queen of Soul Food’ Sylvia Woods Dies at 86

Her legendary restaurant turns 50 this year.

The New York Diet

Jessica Hecht Is a Soup Fanatic, Egg Fan, and ‘Arugula Freak’

"I think you can train your body to not have a taste for unhealthy food."


Perla Does Lunch; Chipotle Offers Half-Off Burritos to the NYPD

Plus: McDonald's French fry monopoly and more, all in our roundup of end-of-day news.

A Song Of Ice And Vodka

Minus5 Ice Bar, Which Is Exactly What It Sounds Like, Coming to Midtown

It's getting cold in here, so take off all your clothes.

Cat Power

Cat Cora Inducted Into ACF Hall of Fame

She joins the likes of Thomas Keller and Charlie Trotter.

East Village

Would You Like Some Water With That Water?

Whatddup, water-only café.

Clam Power

Josh Blakely Is Extra Fancy’s New Executive Chef

Expect a new menu next week, but don't expect a burger.

The Chain Gang

Chick-fil-A Happy to Sell Chicken to Gay People, Still Supportive of Anti-Gay Causes

Just because they don't support equal marriage rights doesn't mean they don't support everyone's right to give them money.

Quote of the Day

Danny Meyer Is Always the Boss, While Jean-Georges Is ‘One of the Boys’

Dan Kluger compares.



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