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Scott Lynch

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


Delight in the DIY Charm of Greenpoint’s Little Armenia Cafe

The lack of polish here, and the relentless force of chef and owner Ararat El Rawi's personality, is refreshing. Just don't expect heat.

January 24, 2024

It’s a Pizza Party on Canal Street With Lucia and LTD 

Two new slice joints opened here last year—and one of them serves some of the best pizza in town.

January 17, 2024

Abracadabra Magic Diner Brings Hippie Vibes and an Expansive Menu to Ridgewood 

A Turkish borek sandwich? Check. Chicken tikka masala? Yup. French toast? You got it!

January 3, 2024

The Top $20 Dinners of 2023

Ten pieces of delicious evidence that New York City is not just for rich people.

December 27, 2023

Prepare to Get Greasy With This Delicious Chicken on Bleecker Street  

Cauldron Chicken uses a secret 300-year-old recipe for its signature bird, one that you have to eat with your hands.

December 21, 2023

Superb Sichuan Noodles, Served on an Industrial Corner in Queens 

The stylish new Fer in Dutch Kills features a tight menu loaded with bangers.

December 13, 2023

El Rinconcito Is Back in Action with Delicious Dominican Fare

After closing for two years, the neighborhood favorite has reopened at a spiffy new location on Avenue C.

December 6, 2023

Greenpoint’s Restaurant Row Gets a Nifty New Japanese Sando Shop

Taku Sando puts an American twist on Japanese sandwiches.

November 29, 2023

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