54 Min Released Jun 13, 2018

Episode 168: America's Favorite Neighborhood Restaurants

Big Chicks is a queer bar in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Barney Greengrass is an old-school Jewish deli on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. What do these places have in common? They're the neighborhood spots that we return to again and again. David Tamarkin, digital director of Epicurious, talks to Michelle Fire, the owner of Big Chicks, about what has kept her going all these years. Then, David Remnick, editor in chief of The New Yorker, lets us in on his Sunday morning smoked fish ritual.

This episode is part of our America's Favorite Neighborhood Restaurants package, featuring 80 of the most interesting people we know—chefs, novelists, activists, comedians, NBA players, and more. Find the full thing here.

Bon Appétit Foodcast

Bon Appétit Foodcast

The Bon Appétit Foodcast features interviews with chefs, writers, and well, anyone who has something cool to say about food. Episodes air every Wednesday.

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