Biryanis With Something Extra

Until Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo decides that it’s safe enough for New York City’s restaurants to start indoor table service, many have pivoted to offer food for take out and sometimes delivery. And at Rahi in the West Village and Adda Indian Canteen in Long Island City, Queens, a bonus comes with the Lucknow biryani…

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Questlove Hosts a Virtual Dinner Party

The cookbook “Mixtape Potluck” by Questlove, the musician and activist, was published last fall. Now Questlove is turning it into a one-hour Food Network special and fund-raiser to be broadcast on Thursday, with celebrity participants like Olivia Wilde, George Lopez, Tiffany Haddish and others cooking, eating and drinking at a virtual dinner party. It benefits…

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Frozen Burek, Ready to Heat

Alida Malushi, a pastry chef who was born in Kosovo to an Albanian family, came to New York in 1991. With her niece, Ariana, she established Balkan Bites, making and selling her family’s burek, the filled pastries that are widely enjoyed throughout the Balkans, in Turkey and parts of the Middle East. Though she is…

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New Site Aggregates Food News

A free weekly online compendium of food news, DigestThis.news, started publishing last week. It’s an offshoot of Amazing Ribs, a website that’s about all things barbecue. David Joachim, a cookbook author who also writes for Amazing Ribs, is at the helm. The site covers topics like restaurants, health, regulations, science, cooking, new books and more…

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