Dispatches From the Epicenter
Two years in the lives of four restaurants trying to hang on after New York City became an early focal point of the coronavirus pandemic: a beloved 24-hour diner, an iconic banquet hall, a young neighborhood restaurant group, and a power-lunch titan
Legendary 25,000-square-foot dim sum spot Jing Fong reckons with its future amid the pandemic
While some are eager to return to work, most say they feel trapped in a Catch-22 situation about their return
After months of struggling, restaurants are amped to add tables — even with challenges like narrow sidewalks and the potential for just small bumps in revenue
During the pandemic, fine dining restaurants have been forced to ditch many of the elements that usually label their food as "upscale." So when forced to do takeout, what does the food look like now? Photographer Gary He takes a look.
The famously old-school, nearly 133-year-old Williamsburg steakhouse has had to make significant changes due to the coronavirus-related lockdown. Here’s a look at how it’s going.
The corner store has been around since the 1920s, but after a tumultuous year, Gem Spa has closed for good due to the pandemic. Here are photos as the owner clears out.
In neighborhoods like East New York and Corona, produce vendors are still showing up for work despite risks and plummeting sales
A look inside Hunts Point, where meat, seafood, and produce companies are working in shifts and pivoting to survive the COVID-19 crisis
Some restaurateurs are covering big windows with plywood, saying it’s a precautionary measure when not visiting the spaces regularly
Here are the people hustling to continue feeding New Yorkers, starting from the raw ingredients to the final dish
Despite being a critical part of the hospitality industry, undocumented immigrants face a reality with little help from the government — or their employers
After the ban on dining in went into place, NYC’s restaurants and bars are looking at new ways to adapt to the changing landscape
The famously exclusive red-sauce restaurant started offering delivery last week in response to new COVID-19 measures, and the demand has been overwhelming — with one customer waiting more than an hour for takeout
Since Friday, March 13, New York’s previously thriving restaurant and bar landscape has completely changed due to measures in response to COVID-19
Despite official guidance to limit large gatherings, the last night of the legendary fine dining restaurant brought out dozens of regulars, who sat elbow-to-elbow