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Scott Lynch

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


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This Is a Good Time: Hainan Chicken House in Sunset Park

The new restaurant features a first rate version of Hainanese chicken rice and delightful Malaysian soups.

January 25, 2023
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New Bed-Stuy Bar Boasts Beautiful Burger

Three Maples, from the trio behind Landhaus (RIP), opened last week on Fulton Street.

January 19, 2023
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Next Stop Vegan Brings Next-Level Plant-Based Dominican Food To Downtown Brooklyn

There's vegan comfort food galore at this new counter-service charmer.

January 11, 2023
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Start 2023 Right With Mucho Sarap’s Filipino Tacos on Canal Street

The team behind the stellar pop-up So Sarap prove that combining Filipino and Mexican food is an awesome idea.

January 5, 2023
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$20 Dinner: Feasting At Papaye, the Bronx’s Ghanaian Classic

Get ready to tear the banku into bits and plunge them into the soup.

December 15, 2022
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$20 Dinner: Soup Queen Inception in Bushwick

It's always soup and sandwich weather at Gunther's.

December 9, 2022
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$20 Dinner: Olly Olly Brings Some Nice Oddball Vibes To NYC’s Resurgent Food Hall Scene

The suddenly high-stakes world of NYC dining finds a counterpoint at the once-lowly food hall.

November 17, 2022
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$20 Dinner: NYC’s Best New Burger Is in Chinatown

Everything at Burger By Day is made-to-order, and it's all very good.

November 9, 2022