Food 101

Craft Beer Crawl in New York Makes Me Hoppy!

Need something to do on a Saturday afternoon or a Thursday evening? This is a 3 hour walking tour which introduces you to all aspects of making craft beer. What […]

International Chinese Culinary Competition Takes Over Times Square

We thought this was cool. 50 different chefs from all over the world will be competing for the Gold Medal title in regional Chinese cuisine. This competition is broken down […]

New Jersey Restaurant Week September 18th – 25th!!

If you work or live in New Jersey next week is a good week for you guys. If you don’t maybe some people will commute to go sample some of […]

Little Italy’s 85th Annual San Gennaro Festival

I actually went to this a couple years back and was disappointed with the food, but I’m going to give it another whirl this year. It was supposed to be […]

It’s August go to Grom for a Fancy Gelato

When is gelato not fancy? Anyways, this place is really good and this month cool off with one of their creative gelato flavors. If you can’t make a trip to […]

Lindy’s Deli and Restaurant Has Been Open Since 1921 and Should Have Closed in 1922

There are two locations for Lindy’s one on 32nd street and one at 53rd street. I’d skip them both. This place has an old New York diner feel minus the […]

Wine Not? Wine Riot New York

Hey guys I found this event that looks pretty fun for all you wine-o’s out there. Food and wine go hand in hand so check this event out. It’s September […]

Turkey Chili Recipe

Things You’ll Need: 2 lbs of ground turkey 3 cloves chopped garlic 2 diced bell peppers (color is up to you) 2 large cans of crushed tomatos (2 lbs) 2 […]

Tomato Gazpacho

Things You’ll Need: 4 cups chopped ripe tomatoes (2 lbs) 1 cup peeled, seeded and diced cucumber 1/4 cup of diced yellow onion 1/2 cup diced green pepper 3 large […]

Summer BBQ Blowout Festival @ City Winery

You don’t need to rock a sweet blow out to go to this blowout festival. This one is not about hair it’s about food, music and fun. Saturday, August 6th […]

What the Shell? The New York City Shellfish Festival!

You love shellfish? Here’s an event for you! Shell shocked the NYC shellfish festival is coming Sunday, August 14th at 1pm at the Garden at Studio Square. If you are […]

2011 Vendy Awards on Governor’s Island!

7th Annual Vendy Awards Saturday, September 24th, 2011 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm.¬†An event to support the street vendor project. Go and see some of the most talented sidewalk chefs show […]

New Amsterdam Market Brings Food Bazaar to Lower Manhattan

Food bazaar! Sunday’s from 11am-4pm. On South Street between Beekman Street and Peck Slip. They have quite a line-up of pretty nice vendors such as Sullivan Street Bakery and Luke’s […]

Gourmet Housewares Show

If you are into housewares grab some tickets for this. A fun event mainly with gourmet housewares including gadgets, cookware, cutlery, bakeware, tabletop, small electrics, kitchen textiles, and specialty foods […]

Food Network Wine and Food Festival Comes to New York!

Tickets on sale now. Food and Wine presents Food Network’s wine and food festival. Come take a wine seminar, learn about cheese, pick up some new cooking techniques or just […]

Pat’s King of Steaks and Geno’s Steaks Both a Mis-steak!

Ok, I’m going to say it. I went to Philly and I had to try both places. Just because they were the first doesn’t mean they are the best. I […]

Dive Into a Burger @ Grover’s Bar & Grill

This little dive serves up burgers fit for a king. Don’t be fooled by the tacky neon beer signs in the windows and its diner-like appearance. Contrary to its decor […]

Oh, Honey Mascapone Gelato @ Brooklyn Larder

I love Brooklyn Larder. It’s packed with delicious gourmet goodies and they make some pretty amazing sandwiches. Be prepared to pay the price it’s not cheap, but the quality of […]

Cook Times for Blanching Various Vegetables

This will help you know about how long to blanch your vegetables. It’s a quick cheat sheet. Root vegetables take much longer than green vegetables. See below. Broccoli: 3-7 minutes […]

Herb Butter

  Herb Butter Perfect for eggs, chicken and lamb! You can make a blend of your favorite herbs and get creative or follow our delicious recipe. Blend 4 tablespoons of […]

Garlic or Shallot Butter for Grilled Meats

Garlic Butter These butters are perfect for grilled meats. Take 3 cloves of garlic and finely mince almost to a paste. Combine with 1 stick of softened butter in a […]

Lemon Parsley Butter

  Lemon Parsley Butter For broiled meats, liver, potatoes, vegetables fish etc. Makes about 1/2 cup 1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1 to 2 teaspoons of fresh lemon […]

Bacon and Chocolate Live Happily Ever After! Mo’s MIlk Bar with Hickory Smoked Uncured Bacon!

  While in the grocery store I stumbled upon Vosges 45% deep milk chocolate bar with hickory smoked uncured bacon and Alderwood smoked salt. You know I had to try […]

Cheesus! Beecher’s Handmade Cheese comes to New York!

  8,000 cheesy square feet in the Flatiron District. With their grand opening on Friday, June 24th Beecher’s Handmade cheese is making cheese curds trendy in New York. You can […]