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Back Forty, Sad To See You Go

A rumor caught our attention yesterday that we wished weren’t true, but sadly it has been confirmed: Back Forty on Avenue B is closed. Peter Hoffman, chef and owner, confirmed that Sunday was the last day of operations for the farm-to-table restaurant in Alphabet City. 140 more words

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New York, week 7

Another week, less pictures this time… but still a few stories to tell.

Aside from the regular 9 to 5, there have been a few noteworthy moments, or just about. 201 more words

Back Forty West, 70 Prince Street (at Crosby), NYC 10012 (SoHo)

There’s a back story for this place:  about the original Back Forty over in the East Village, about the previous restaurant at this Prince Street location — the Savoy, and about who prefers which or why.   149 more words


local eats: back forty west, new york city

People who ask me for restaurant recommendations give me vertigo on the level of cringe-inducing, nail-biting terror. Make no mistake — I want to prattle on endlessly about the places I patron, but I tend to be a creature of habit. 287 more words


An unexpected surprise - Seasonal vegetable salad at Back Forty West

In a restaurant that calls itself a “burger joint” and is best known on Yelp for its “pork face nuggets”, you wouldn’t necessarily expect to find creative, seasonal, dare I say, inspired vegetarian dishes populating the menu.  380 more words


Back Forty West

If you’ve ever walked around the east village, you probably know about Back Forty. They throw an awesome crab boil party every summer and boast an excellent burger. 509 more words