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Scott Lynch

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


America’s Top ‘Burger Scholar’ Opens Hamburger America in SoHo. Class Is in Session

At George Motz's Hamburger America, aficionados will find everything from the classic smash burger to regional delights like the Oklahoma fried onion burger.

November 21, 2023

Hyderabadi Zaiqa in Hell’s Kitchen Serves Some of the Best Biryani You’ll Ever Eat  

You can order with confidence here, no matter where your cravings guide you. 

November 15, 2023

Get Excellent Homestyle Korean Food At This Bed-Stuy Coffee Shop 

Taeil Kim's popular popup Sonbul is now a permanent nighttime fixture at Burly Coffee.

November 7, 2023

World-Class Pizza and Australian Sushi Rolls Make for a Killer Christopher Street Combo

L'Industrie's new slice shop is as phenomenal as the original, and if you’re still hungry, check out Sushi Counter down the block to see how they do it down under.

November 1, 2023

Tuck Into a Fiery Feast at Sunnyside’s New Hotspot, Spicy Nepal

The team behind Woodside's shuttered Sumnima Kitchen are now serving Nepali favorites on 47th Avenue.

October 25, 2023

Feast on Phenomenal Filipino Food at Patok by Rach in Inwood

The food-festival favorite, famous for its roasted pig, now has a whole restaurant where we can eat every day.

October 11, 2023

Bed-Stuy’s Stellar New Bakery Bread and Butter Is Stuffed With Savory and Sweet Delights

The beloved pop-up Back Alley Bread is now a brick-and-mortar on Rockaway Avenue.

October 4, 2023

Cloud Offers Up Reliable Vietnamese Comfort Food in the LES   

The food is good, if not all that exciting, and that cottony cloud on the ceiling is cool in a cheesy way.

September 27, 2023

Miami’s El Primo Brings Top-Notch Birria Delights to Avenue A

There's birria ramen, birria smashburgers, birria nachos, and a half-dozen truly excellent birria tacos.

September 20, 2023