Tag: Rice

Don’t Call It Pilaf

Potato salad has its charms, but you probably wouldn’t eat a whole plate of it. Rice salad, on the other hand, can make a fine summer meal. Popular throughout the Mediterranean, there are many types, and all are summery. Italians claim insalata di riso as their own. There are variations, of course. In the North, […]

Read More

Crispy Rice Is an Art at Clay Pot in the East Village

If you listen carefully, you can hear crackling inside the scorching-hot glazed casserole. It’s the sound of fan jiu, crispy rice, forming at the bottom of the clay pot, the vessel that this subterranean Cantonese restaurant in the East Village has taken as its name. When the pot arrives in front of you, straight from […]

Read More