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Restaurants devise safeguards to protect allergic diners

April 28th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Today's Special, Uncategorized | Leave A Comment »

A brown rice bowl at Friedman's, made gluten-free and designated as such. Photo: Nina Friend

Riley Lassin, a server at a Morningside Heights restaurant that specializes in gluten-free dining, has celiac disease. She can eat almost everything on the menu, and she reassures diners about their dietary restrictions.

Vigilance: when what you eat can become the enemy

April 25th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Today's Special, Uncategorized | Leave A Comment »

Diabetes continues to be a growing issue in New York City. Cases are on the rise and many New Yorkers are undiagnosed. Credit: Lisa Kocay.

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes is on the rise in New York City — and a diagnosis means daily management, because there is no cure.

New food advocacy: Everyone gets a seat at the table

April 27th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Today's Special | Leave A Comment »

New food advocacy: Everyone gets a seat at the table

Hunger activist Lori Silverbush says that we’re on the brink of a new advocacy movement — a drive to define food as a public policy issue. The producer of the documentary “A Place at the Table” talks about shifting the focus from food distribution to social change.

On the street, messages from the hungry homeless

April 26th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Today's Special | Leave A Comment »

Photo: Timmy Shen.

A snapshot of all kinds of messages the hungry homeless give out.

Presidential candidates’ food policies (or lack thereof)

April 25th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Today's Special | Leave A Comment »

Democratic presidential hopeful, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., eats pizza during a lunch stop at Revello's Cafe Pizzeria, while campaigning in Old Forge, Penn., Monday, March 10, 2008. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Presidential candidates have reached consensus on one issue — hunger in America. They all agree not to spend much time talking about it.

By the numbers

May 4th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Today's Special, Uncategorized | Leave A Comment »

By the numbers

Our iconic professionals may not have the highest profiles or cash the biggest paychecks, but they help to define New York’s unique personality.

A map of home

March 27th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Today's Special, Uncategorized | Leave A Comment »

A map of home

Cuisine by cuisine, here’s a map of the ethnic restaurants and markets we visited throughout the five boroughs.

Market report

March 27th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Today's Special, Uncategorized | Leave A Comment »

Stewart Borowsky, better known as the "Union Square Grass Man" sells wheatgrass to customer. Photo: Mayah Collins

Is there life after root vegetables? Farmers endure bad weather, cancelled markets, and low turn-outs, and wait eagerly for spring.

Let’s Eat

May 8th, 2014  |  by  |  published in slider, Today's Special | Leave A Comment »

Let’s Eat

Welcome to the city’s table, where anything goes: The staff of NYTable sat down with 12 New Yorkers to see who’s doing what for dinner.

The Stories

May 8th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Today's Special | Leave A Comment »

Chef Jesa Henneberry gets ready to toss roasted sweet potato with diced jalapeno and cilantro. Photo: Amanda Burrill.

In 1825, Brillat-Savarin wrote, “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” He’s still right.