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Oysters & Threes, Wednesday, October 7th

Is there a more unlikely home for deliciousness in the animal kingdom than the oyster? Those little lumps of calcium carbonate have helped build cities, have inspired great food writing, and are at the heart of one of the hottest cinematic licking scenes ever. On October 7th, we celebrate the oyster. And we’ll be celebrating with help from the talented people at Threes [...]

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Goodbye Rezbook, Hello SeatMe

Not since the cancellation of Freaks and Geeks have we been so bummed out to see a great idea come to an early demise. Rezbook, our longstanding reservation system and brainchild of Urbanspoon, was a real winner. Our time together was cheap, fun, and uncomplicated. Here’s what we have to say to Open Table for [...]

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July 4th Weekend Schedule

  Dear America, Last week was a pretty decent one in jurisprudence. Health insurance for some six million citizens was not eighty-sixed and marriage equality for all is now the law of the land. We’ll take it, thank you very much SCOTUS. In honor of your 239th birthday (by the way, we baked you a [...]

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Grimm & Grub, Tuesday June 23rd

It’s hard to imagine that there’s a craftier pico-brewery in the US today than Grimm Artisanal Ales. The semi-nomadic beer making duo of Lauren and Joe Grimm mix traditional brewing styles with rule-breaking, cutting edge flavors and techniques. And they have gorgeous labels to boot. On Tuesday, June 23rd, we’re hosting a dinner showcasing the spectacular range of Grimm beers, with some [...]

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Knife Fight !!!

Northern Spy’s very own “young upstart” chef, Pete Lipson, recently participated in an episode of Esquire TV’s Knife Fight. The episode is premiering officially on Tuesday, May 26th, on the Esquire TV channel but you can also check it out right here in advance or anytime. Pete goes head-to-head with one Brooklyn’s finest, chef-owner Dale [...]

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Big Beef Dinner: V

When James Boswell wrote the line quoted above, he was arguing that friendship is simply satisfying, while love is exhilarating. We think he actually made a good argument for roasting some beef and dining with friends, doubling down on the whole idea for good measure. To that end, we offer our annual Big Beef Dinner. [...]

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Valentine’s Day Dinner 2015

  “kisses are a better fate than wisdom.” — e.e. cummings This year’s Valentine’s Day dinner menu is decided, and it’s a date-dazzling, deal-sealing meal. Will it net kisses? All around and in droves, we wager. So to heck with wisdom. Seats for this dinner will be offered through our online reservations and must be secured with a [...]

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Holiday Dinners 2014

Holiday dinners are upon us — menus are written, the place is gussied up, and the bubbly is stocked. Take your pick and grab a table for either night. Our Christmas Eve Dinner this year will be low-key and elegant as always. Fancy enough to bring your better half, mellow enough to bring the whole family. We’d love [...]

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Thanksgiving 2014

The Great American Turkey Day is less than two weeks away and Northern Spy is hosting. We’re taking tables from 1pm to 8pm and reservations will book up quickly. If you’d like to make a reservation, send us an email at, including your preferred seating time, the number of people in your party, and a phone number [...]

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The Cider Dinner

Northern Spy is once again participating in Cider Week, now in its fourth year as the nation’s premier celebration of the marvels of fermented apple juice. Cider Week runs from October 24 through November 2 this year, with loads of events in New York City and the Hudson Valley. The peak of our cider celebration [...]

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