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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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  • 10 Mouthwatering Breakfasts in NYC

    If it is the “most important meal of the day,” why don’t more restaurants serve breakfast? They certainly are quick to embrace brunch — you can’t swing a skillet in New York City without finding a place that serves weekend brunch. Read More

  • Hot Chicken at Carla Hall Southern Kitchen (Photo: Dillon Burke)

    Hot Chicken at Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen

    The city has been aflutter with fried chicken for the last couple of years, but here comes one with a touch of Tennessee. Read More

  • T-Bone Steak at Lincoln Square Steak (Photo: Lincoln Square Steak)

    10 Finest Restaurants for Meat-Lovers in NYC

    The farmers’ markets are beginning to brim with produce as the warmer weather sets in, and it’s always nice to celebrate the season by eating green. But just as some can’t live by bread (and greens) alone, Read More

  • Deviled Eggs at Tapestry

    We mentioned in last month’s openings about chef Suvir Saran’s magician-like qualities, as his brand-new Tapestry seemed to open with the wave of a wand. But perhaps his most impressive act of prestidigitation is transforming a Read More

  • A traditional with soppressata at Motorino (Photo: Motorino)

    The 10 Best Pizzas in New York City

    It’s one of New York’s most iconic dishes, yet also one of its most polarizing, which is why it is not uncommon to overhear debates about what constitutes a good pizza — thin crust, thick crust, wood-fired, coal-charred and that’s before we even Read More

  • Croquetas de Jamn at Amada

    Croquetas de Jamon at Amada

    There are certain signature dishes that define the quality of a restaurant. At a sushi bar, it’s the tuna; in a Greek taverna, it’s the octopus; and in a tapas bar, it’s the croquetas that separate the truly bueno from the asi-asi. The croquetas Read More

  • Pampano dining room (Photo: Pampano)

    8 Best Mexican Restaurants in NYC

    New York City used to be sorely lacking in quality Mexican cuisine. That’s no longer the case — NYC now rivals its West Coast counterparts with its terrific Mexican comida. Read More

  • The dining room of Sauvage (Photo: Sauvage)

    Top 10 New and Noteworthy Restaurants: May 2016

    My, my, May had much to offer this year, with a glut of openings, especially in Brooklyn. Read More

  • Malfadini at Lilia (Photo: Evan Sung)

    Malfadini at Lilia

    Let’s face it, there’s so much pasta in this town that we could feed a country full of marathon runners for life. And among that sea of flour and water, even good pasta — and very good pasta — is common in NYC. So to declare a particular pasta “great” in this city is Read More

  • Egg in a hole at Tekoa (Photo: Liz Clayman)

    Egg in a Hole at Tekoa

    Chefs Alex Raij and Eder Montero have introduced New Yorkers to the nuances of Basque cuisine and the Moorish influence on Spanish food at their restaurants Txikito, El Quinto Pino and La Vara. Now, at their new Cobble Hill coffee shop, they Read More Picks

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T-Bone Steak at Lincoln Square Steak (Photo: Lincoln Square Steak)

10 Finest Restaurants for Meat-Lovers in NYC

Calling all carnivores: NYC abounds in meat-centric restaurants, from the juicy steaks at Peter Luger to the massive meatballs at Meatball Shop. Bring your appetite

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