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Scott Lynch

Scott Lynch is a freelance food writer, photojournalist, and preschool receptionist. He loves New York City.


El Sazon Brings Superb Dominican Smashburgers and Perfect Pernil to Chinatown 

Come for the classics, but stay for the burger (definitely add the slab of fried queso blanco).

April 11, 2024

Nothing More Punk Than Slinging Delicious Vegan Southern Food at a Greenpoint Dive Bar

You'll find JJ's Southern Vegan at The Drift, in the back room by the pool table.

April 3, 2024

Pizzalujah: Frank Tuttolomondo Brings His Awe-Inspiring Slices to the West Village

Everything rules at the enormous new Mama's Too on Bleecker Street.

March 13, 2024

NYC’s Wonton Queen Maxi Lau Blesses Flushing (Again) With Her Second Noodle Shop 

Make your way to Maxi's Noodle 2 for the best wontons in the city.

March 6, 2024

Sen Saigon Is Throwing a Vegan Vietnamese Party on East Broadway 

An Nguyen Hawks brings delicious plant-based bún huế, bánh mì, and other Vietnamese classics to Chinatown.

February 28, 2024

Make Your Way to Flatbush’s Yaadman Thing for NYC’s Best Curry Goat

Jhenell and Kemar Nelson's first restaurant serves up some incredible homestyle Jamaican food.

February 22, 2024

A Love Letter to Doaba Deli, a Homey Community Hub

This South Asian steam table spot—with a rare public restroom!—has been feeding students and cabbies cheaply and well since 2009.

February 14, 2024

This East Village Block Now Stars Both Lebanese Fried Chicken And Pakistani Paratha Rolls

Hen House and Kolachi are two excellent new late-night additions to lower First Avenue

February 7, 2024