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Scott Lynch

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


Elmhurst’s Taste of Himalaya Is Absolutely Delicious

Prepare yourself for a Nepali, Tibetan, and Indo-Chinese feast.

September 14, 2023

Decadent Smorgasburg Favorite Duck Season Opens in NYU Territory

It's the first brick-and-mortar location for chef Josh Applebaum and his gravy-soaked duck confit fries.

September 6, 2023

Tacombi CDMX Vs. Yellow Rose: A Taco Showdown in the East Village

A chain flush with cash goes up against a scrappy and beloved stalwart.

August 24, 2023

Mad Ramen Scientists Reign at Long Island City’s Instant Noodle Factory

The selection of 88 different noodle packages, plus some 35 toppings, means you'll have plenty of (tasty) decisions to make.

August 10, 2023

Astoria’s Popular Takeout Spot FoodStruck Finally Reopens as a Sit-Down Restaurant

Ravi Thapa's new place has about 20 seats, excellent comfort food, and big plans for the future.

August 3, 2023

Feast on Killer Puerto Rican Specialties by the Banks of the Gowanus Canal

Kiosko 787 is now serving hard-to-find Boricua favorites out of a hole in the wall in Brooklyn.

Funzi’s Pizzeria Brings Top-Tier Slices to St. Marks Place

The East Village gets some terrific NYC pizza, plus a chill porch to hang out on while you wolf it down.

July 19, 2023

The Hunan Slurp Team Brings Stellar Rice Noodles to Long Island City 

"This is the new Chinatown," Sofun Kitchen's co-owner tells Hell Gate.

July 13, 2023