Paid Placeholders, Virtual Queues, and Other Ways to Hack a Restaurant Line

Yep, they’re still lining up for cronuts. The line is out there every morning snaking down the Soho sidewalk before the 8am bakery opening. It’s not just New York and it’s not just a [...] ...more

In the inimitable words of Oliver Wendall Douglas: Keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside.

Golf course condos are passé. The new status symbol is a farm view. A new kind of residential...more

Saving the Dive Bars: Give them landmark status

Does the bathroom have a working lock? Is it stocked with toilet paper? Are there more wine options than red or white?...more

Has the High Price of Eggs Got You Down? Rent a Chicken.

Egg prices have more than doubled in most of the country and there are more increases to...more

Read ’em and Weep: 100 Salads that are Worse than a Big Mac

Just a few members of the salad hall of shame Salad...more

Your Social Media Profile Rendered in Ice Cream

You’re Sweet and Cool and Kind of Nutty. You’ve already been assessed by Myers Briggs,...more

Food Emojis: Look What You Can Do With Them!

Emoji is the fastest growing language the world has ever seen. That’s right, language. It’s...more

Hot Day Hot Drink?

It’s hot out there. How about a nice cold drink? You hear the clink of ice cubes in a tall glass, see the beads of sweat condensing on the outside, and you just know you’re in for some serious refreshment. [...] ...more