My New Book—Ice Cream: A Global History

Neighborhood Italian

From our fearless San Francisco correspondents, who will be reporting on the San Francisco food scene-and who spend a few months a year in New York:
Last week, we trekked across town to Primola on 2nd Avenue between 64th and 65th streets. Why cross the park to eat Italian? The Times’ Alex Witchel had [...]

Key West Hot Spots

Let’s go straight to dessert. Even if you have no other reason to come to Key West, travel on down for the astounding key lime pie at Kermit’s Key West Lime Shoppe. It’s limey and silky with a great graham cracker crust. Forget that place in Greenpoint; this is the real stuff. [...]

The Dennis, RIP

One of the pleasures we always looked forward to during our annual visit to Key West was the excellent Cuban mix at the Dennis Pharmacy, a 1950s-era drugstore with a serpentine turquoise counter. Only a few discerning tourists ever found the place, which was largely frequented by locals.
Alas…in a scenario that will feel all [...]