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Scott Lynch

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


$20 Dinner: Sky-High Thai Sliders and Buckets of Joy at Baby’s Buns and Buckets

It says "buckets" right there in the name of this Dekalb Market joint, but you still can't really mentally prepare for what hits the table.

November 3, 2022

$20 Dinner: Sacred Sandwich Space Eisenberg’s Reborn as S&P

Lunch Edition! A Flatiron favorite since 1928 emerges from its pandemic shuttering thanks to the Court Street Grocers guys

October 11, 2022

$20 Dinner: New “Urban Hawker” Market Brings The Flavors Of Singapore To Midtown

There are dozens of great $20 Dinner options at the sprawling new food hall. Here are five early favorites.

October 6, 2022

$20 Dinner: Filipino Favorite Dollar Hits Brings the Skewer Party to Woodside

Bangers galore await you at this offally good new LA import in Queens.

September 28, 2022

$20 Dinner: Dave’s Hot Chicken Hits Midtown With Some Seriously Good Bird

The Drake-adjacent West Coast chain opened its first East Coast restaurant in Midtown last month.

September 21, 2022

$20 Dinner: Terrific Tacos, Tortas, and Gringas at Bushwick’s Plaza Ortega

This wonderful back-of-a-bodega spot has lots of seating, inside and outside.

September 13, 2022

$20 Dinner: Unforgettable Fuchka at Tong Bangladeshi Street Food in Jamaica

Tong Bangladeshi Street Food storefront opened in Jamaica earlier this summer.

September 6, 2022