Partway through Eat-Drink-Local week, our annual 8-day festival for our foodshed, we took a moment to get the scoop on how Whole Foods Market sources many of its products from small and local producers.
Navigating the city that never sleeps (or should we call it “the city of a million stairs”?) doesn’t get easier with aging joints. Neither does schlepping heavy bags of groceries home from the market, which is why GrowNYC (the organization that runs the Greenmarkets) is reaching out to our city’s elderly to help get them fresh food.
Why you should invest in the new print project called Short Stack right now.
Last Friday night, I was in Louisville, KY finishing up a week-long distillery trek at an awesome craft spirits sampler at the Distilled Spirits Epicenter. One week to the day later, I’ll get to see Mr. Ralph Erenzo, distiller and partner at Tuthilltown Spirits, again and sip on his lovely small-batch bourbons and such at the kick-off Manhattan Cocktail Classic Gala at the New York Public Library.
We got our hands delightfully dirty making this issue—and hope you’ll have just as much fun digging in.
As an ode to New York, Daniel Humm and Will Guidara, the chef/manager team behind Eleven Madison Park and NoMad restaurants, have teamed up and released a gorgeous cookbook showcasing the ingredients, farmers and bounty of the Empire State. Now we’re giving away a free copy to one lucky reader.
It’s kind of appropriate that the Pod39 Hotel is housed in a former, landmarked Salvation Army building, because hanging out on its open-to-the-public rooftop cocktail lounge on a beautiful day (or night) is the kind of open-air rescue that a New Yorker needs every now and again.
This food book fair is so far up our alley, we wish we could say we’d planned it! The roster of participants includes countless Edible contributors, plus chefs, editors, bloggers and other movers and shakers in the food movement.