Abbe Wichman

Freelance Writer

Grew up in Flushing - still have the accent to prove it. Food obsessed before it was fashionable. Also love to travel, go to the theater and walk for miles on sidewalks (that's different than hiking).

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Breads of the World
At Al Rayyan (785 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, 914.200.5666), you'll find all manner of pita bread, a date-baked bread, and kaak (a sesame stone bread). According to Naseem...
Food and Memories
"The holidays are the time when what we eat is based on our memories," says Armonk's Zero Otto Nove chef Ciro Perrotta. And during this season he cooks "food that plays with our...
A Winning Formula
Photo by Claire Grummon When Cross River's Bacio Trattoria reopened its doors this spring after a five-month renovation, customers weren't sure what to expect from the perennial...
Fresh and Flavorful
By Abbe Wichman -Abbe Wichman Coming full-circle is how Angela Baldanza describes the direction New Canaan's Baldanza Market and Café is taking as it enters its third year of...
A Crafty Draught
Looking to bring home a Blithering Idiot or can't decide between a Hoppy IPA and a smooth Pilsner? You don't have to make up your mind when you shop or take a seat at Brew & Co....
Stirring the Melting Pot
As children we were admonished not to eat with our hands. But for at least one dish on the menu at The Turk, utensils are not necessary. The restaurant brings Turkish food to a...
Never Out of Style
Stepping into The Horse & Hound Inn is like stepping into the past-a genteel time of foxhunts and stagecoaches. For the past 20 years, that sense of a different era has served...
Updating a Classic
With a nod to the past and an eye to the future, the refurbished KR Cafe is serving, as its tickets say "Good food for good people." Owners Sascha and Evan Greenberg jumped at...
Holiday Fare
Stepping into La Crémaillère is a lovely experience during any season, but there is something particularly special during the holidays. Here, you can indulge in a bûche de Noël...

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