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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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    Dearly Departed Bars of 2014

    Excuse us if our tears fall into our beers. We don’t mean to be maudlin, but a few beloved bars closed this year, and we’re truly going to miss them. Read More

  • Chicken Liver Mousse at Betony (Photo: Courtesy of Betony)

    The Dish’s Favorite Dishes of 2014

    Another year, another bunch of favorites. Once again it was a chore to choose a mere few. Read More

  • Chocolate Fondant at Exki (Photo: Exki)

    Chocolate Fondant at Exki

    When this Belgian fast-casual eatery opened its first American outpost this past June, right here in NYC’s Flatiron District, it defied all expectations. They weren’t proffering frites, mussels or waffles; instead, the menu was based Read More

  • The Happiest Cocktail at The Happiest Hour (Photo: Paul Wagtouicz/The Happiest Hour)

    A Toast to NYC: Top 5 New Year’s Eve Cocktails

    What are you drinking New Year’s Eve? We’ve done some intel on the most festive libations for toasting around town, Read More

  • Duck at Decoy (Photo: Evan Sung)

    The Keepers: 10 Most Promising Restaurant Openings of 2014

    It’s no secret that New York City’s restaurant scene is extremely competitive, and sadly, some openings don’t even log a calendar year. Read More

  • Ravioli del Plin at SD26 (Photo: Hernan F. Rodriguez)

    Ravioli del Plin at SD26

    If the slogan wasn’t taken already (and, frankly, by a much, much lesser eatery), surely “When you’re here, you’re family,” would perfectly apply to SD26. Not only is the Madison Square Park restaurant run by the father-daughter team of Read More

  • Svizzerina at Via Carota (Photo: Via Carota)

    Svizzerina at Via Carota

    The name stumps Google translator; even if you ask native speakers of Italian, they’ll shrug. They don’t know the literal meaning of “svizzerina.” But they do know that it’s basically a hamburger. Yet, at Via Carota, the charming new Italian eatery Read More

  • Cow & Clover (Photo: Cow & Clover)

    Top 10 New and Noteworthy Restaurants: November 2014

    At the end of October, MarketWatch pointed out that consumer spending at restaurants and bars has gone up for the sixth straight month, the fastest gain in three years. Read More

  • Tonya Charding pie at Roberta's (Photo: Roberta's)

    Tonya Charding Pie at Roberta’s

    With the upcoming holiday in mind, let’s take time this week to count our blessings. One of the restaurants that New Yorkers are most thankful for: Bushwick’s own Roberta’s. First and foremost, we’re grateful for the food, particularly the pizza. Read More

  • Cheesecake at 21 Club (Photo: 21 Club)

    New York Cheesecake at 21 Club

    There are a few quintessential bites of the Big Apple that no matter where you may be, immediately transport you right to NYC. Pastrami on rye. Pasta in red sauce. A bagel thick with schmear. And then there’s the Read More

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