Let the thermometers soar — it’s Eat-Drink-Local Week, people! And here’s my sure-fire cure for mid-week heat deflecting: local beer!
Hey Obama, hail to the chief for your speech about regulating carbon and cleaning up power plants! In that spirit, maybe you want to make a dinner reservation at Northern Spy tonight?
Hungry? Our events calendar has loads of Edible events around the city, like Eat-Drink-Local Week, our 8-day fest for our foodshed. From June 22nd-29th we urge you to dine out, cook in, and celebrate the ingredients, landscape and people behind our plates. Here’s what’s happening this week.
Chefs around the city are sharpening their knives and firing up their grills for Eat-Drink-Local week, our eight-day love fest for our foodshed which kicks off Saturday. We won’t spoil all the fun, but here are just a few of the gloriously local dishes you, too, can be devouring next week.
We’re thrilled to announce our fourth annual Eat Drink Local week, an eight-day locavore love fest for our foodshed celebrated by Edibles around the tri-state area. For one week, starting June 22nd, we urge you to show some love for our local food system by dining out, cooking in and enjoying local, seasonal ingredients.
Usually we’re advocates of device-free dining. But that was before the #eatdrinklocal Twitter stream started buzzing with pictures, recipes and farmstand tips on how our readers are eating, shopping and dining during Eat Drink Local.
Eat Drink Local Week has finally arrived and it’s going to be a hot one. So it’s your duty, really, to enjoy a bottle of chilled rose–one of our featured local ingredients of the week. In our Edible Guide you’ll find links to dozens of wine shops around the city where you can pop in a grab a bottle.
With Eat Drink Local Week just two days away, it’s time to stock up on our 8 featured ingredients and get cooking! Join us this Saturday as we kick off our week of local food fun at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket with cooking demos and prize giveaways.
Reserve your table now for Eat Drink Local Week at one of our partner restaurants and see what creations local chefs come up with for our 8 featured local ingredients: spinach, eggs, goat (milk, cheese, yogurt, meat, etc.), radishes, rose wines, porgy, fava beans, and hops. The possibilities are endless, but tables are not. Book yours in Manhattan, Brooklyn or the East End now.
As Eat Drink Local Week approaches–our week-long tribute to our foodshed begins Saturday, June 23rd–we wanted to introduce the sponsors that have helped us organize the event and also support local and seasonal eating year-round.
As we kick off Eat Drink Local Week with our second annual Meet Your Maker, June 20th, take a step behind the scenes with a tour of one of four awesome local Brooklyn businesses: Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Winery, NY Distilling Co. and Toby’s Estate Coffee–samples included! Then join us back at Brooklyn Brewery for beers, a GIANT SUB from the Brooklyn Kitchen and snacks from Acme Smoked Fish.
We’re thrilled to announce the following restaurants in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Long Island’s East End will be participating in our 2012 Eat Drink Local Week, which begins in less than a month.