Looking for a Sunday post-theater (at 42d/7th) matinee dinner for the family, including an intrepid 4 year old, in the area around W 42d St., up or down 8th-9th Ave. but not too far. No Times Square chains or pizza, please.
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy