It’s pretty much impossible to figure out the best thing we ate and drank at last night’s jam-packed Good Beer 2013 event (our fifth!) at 82 Mercer.
Saturday is New York Beer Day!
When we think about all the fantastic, frothy, hoppy goodness coming our way at the end of the month, we can barely stein it! We mean stand it! See? Beer on the brain. We (and, we assume, you) wait all year for Good Beer – now in its fifth incarnation of summer sipping. This year,Continue Reading
With the champagne drunk and the ball dropped, we’re taking a moment to ponder the next 364 days and what they’ll bring in terms of food.
If you don’t know Jimmy Carbone, you should. Not only does his charming, other-worldly, subterranean spot on east 7th Street, Jimmy’s No. 43, have one of the best local and international craft beer selections in the whole darned city (not to mention the pubby, disarmingly delicious snacks and bigger-bites menu), but Carbone has become a bit of a saint on the slow-food scene. But today, big giver Saint Jimmy needs a little help coming his way for a change.
Back at the tail end of last year, the brewers behind Pennsylvania’s Sly Fox (owned by one Brian O’Reilly) and Shmaltz Brewing Company from Upstate New York got the idea to do a Hanukah-Christmas beer challenge. The follow up–St. Pat’s v. Purim, naturally–will be held tonight, March 7, from 7 to 10 pm at Jimmy’s No. 43.
Drinking better, fresher beer brewed with care and quality ingredients is just one benefit a bone-fide local brewery brings to the city. It’s also dollars in our pockets, jobs, community spirit, a return to this city’s brewing history and of course a chance to see how our kegs get filled up close and personal. InContinue Reading
Now it seems an entire landmass is transforming from a food desert to an eater’s utopia: Governor’s Island, the old U.S. Coast Guard base that shares the lower Manhattan shore with Ellis Island and Lady Liberty.