Jim Hyland heard that other farmers his issue and he saw an opportunity.
Working directly with networks of local foragers from Italy, France, Croatia and Spain, they seek out the best of the best, bringing in fourteen tons of truffles annually
Today the age-old staple is essentially extinct—which is precisely why chef Matt Weingarten makes it.
EcoLogic’s plant-based, biodegradable products are becoming as popular in city kitchens as heirloom apples and heritage pork
This Sugar Plum Fairy loves brisket and beer.
Native New Yorkers adore Patti Paige’s hometown tribute cookies with portraits of Manolo Blahnik high heels, Chinatown fortune cookies and more
Thanks to the fine blog The Food Section for alerting us to the fact that the Girl Scouts added a locavore badge earlier this month. (It looks a lot like our very own business card, which maybe isn’t surprising.) According to a piece in USA Today, the badges are the first major upgrade since 1987 and a part of a modernizing of the group as they get ready for next year’s 100-year-anniversary. Though as Josh Friedland of The Food Section points out, like adult locavores, the scouts are going back in time as much as they’re going forward.
In addition to this list of can’t miss NYC Food Film Fest hits we told you about last week (Rockaway Tacos, Food Porn) they’ve added the last-minute addition of a documentary of every city foodie’s dreams: Best Thing I Ever Done. Yep, you guessed it, it’s a profile of Dominic DeMarco, the (literally) world-famous pizziaolo behind Di Fara’s Pizza in Midwood, Brooklyn. Better still, DiFara pizzas will star at the Manhattan premier of the flick, and will be specially delivered to Canal Street next Sunday by Film Fest staffers for a party the FFF is calling Di Fara Pizza Lunch.
By 10 a.m. on Monday, the team at Gramercy Tavern had already started clearing furniture and setting tables with red and orange flowers and…
Last week the folks at NYC Food Film Festival finally posted the rundown for season five of the annual event celebrating shorts about our favorite subject. The fest takes place from October 13 through 16 at Tribeca Cinemas: 21 films on all aspects of cooking, farming, dining and eating. And of course there are the parties including those featuring Food Porn, Rockaway Tacos in Manhattan and the Peruvian gastronomic feast called Mistura.
Last night we ran into Rick Field of Rick’s Picks–always a pleasure to run into a pickler, right?–and he gave us the scoop on…
Much ink has been spilled over M. Wells in the past two weeks, the majority of it lamenting the fact owners Sarah Obraitis and…