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Kathleen Squires

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Kathleen Squires

Kathleen Squires is a food and travel writer whose work appears in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Saveur,, and Real Simple. She is also the author of the cookbooks The Journey (Alta Editions) and the Coolhaus Ice Cream Book (Houghton Mifflin). Her appetite has led her to explore the cuisine of over 60 countries on all seven continents, but Kathleen’s favorite destination for dining, however, is New York City, where she has resided for more than 20 years.

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  • Brisket Sandwich at Blue Smoke on the Road (JFK)

    Brisket Sandwich at Blue Smoke on the Road (JFK)

    Heading home for the holidays this week? If you’re flying, it’s a given you’ll want to get to the airport early, being that Thanksgiving Wednesday is the most heavily traveled day of the year. Read More

  • Grilled Romaine at Charlie Palmer (Photo: Courtesy of The Knickerbocker)

    Grilled Romaine at Charlie Palmer at The Knick

    Despite milder than normal temperatures, we promise, winter is coming. It’s just about that time to get primed for cold weather dishes likehearty soups, steaming stews and rich braises. Legendary chef Charlie Palmer, Read More

  • Einkorn Gramigna at Le Pecora Bianca

    Gramigna at La Pecora Bianca

    One great thing about living in a city with an overabundance of Italian restaurants is that there is a near endless supply of pasta shapes to explore. In New York City, a diner can become particularly fluent in Read More

  • The All American burger at Black Tap (Photo: Black Tap)

    All-American Burger at Black Tap

    The Mets blew the series. But we still have the Giants and Jets — it’s only mid-season and they are not looking completely terrible. Plus the Knicks opened with a winner — unlike the Nets — and Read More

  • Bon Chovie’s famous anchovies (Photo: Bon Chovie)

    Top 10 New and Noteworthy Restaurants: October 2015

    October is known as the calm before the storm in the restaurant season. There may not seem to be as many openings as September; and it may seem easier to grab a table at a new hotspot but just wait. Read More

  • (Photo: Courtesy of The Little Owl)

    Italian Wedding Soup at The Little Owl

    It’s eerie. Many would even swear it: chef Joey Campanaro is the reincarnation of their Italian grandmother. I suspected it first when I had his famous meatballs, though Grandma would have never thought Read More

  • A colorful dish from The Little Beet Table (Photo: The Little Beet Table)

    10 Deliciously Healthy Dining Choices in NYC

    At times, New York City can seem like one giant buffet since there’s a host of food from every ethnicity, at all levels of sophistication, at any hour of the day or night. Read More

  • BBQ Pulled Pork Chicken Sandwich at Fort Gansevoort (Photo: Fort Gansevoort)

    Pulled Pork and Chicken Sandwiches at Fort Gansevoort BBQ

    Some consider barbecue an art form. Gallery owner Adam Shopkorn does; that’s why he installed a 108-foot smoker in the backyard of his new Meatpacking Read More

  • Shuko Bowl (Photo: Shuko NYC)

    Top 10 Sushi Restaurants in NYC

    The Japanese have been eating sushi for millennia. And what started as “street food” soon became a treasured form of cuisine at home, and abroad. The first sushi restaurant in New York City opened in 1963 — it was Nippon, Read More

  • The Knickerbocker then and now (Photos: Courtesy of The Knickerbocker)

    The Knickerbocker in NYC Celebrates Anniversary with $2 Room Rate

    You read the headline right. The Knickerbocker, Times Square’s newest “old” hotel, is celebrating its 109thanniversary with a sweepstakes to stay in its newly-minted five-star glory for just $2 a night. Read More

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