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7 Beers You Should Be Drinking This Summer

Let’s be real I don’t discriminate when it comes to booze, but I do actually have my go-to summer beers. It’s beer drankin’ season for me and I find that I […]

Best Places to Picnic in NYC

The last few weeks of summer are upon us, and with it comes the desire to squeeze every last bit of fun out of the warm weather before the snow […]

Sriracha: A Brief History of the World’s Most Popular Hot Sauce

Unless you’ve been living in under a rock, in a world devoid of flavor, you’ve probably heard about the extremely popular Sriracha. And if not, don’t worry, I was right […]

The 7 Best Butchers in NYC

Neighborhood butcher shops may seem to be a thing of the past, but here in New York, it’s still possible to find high-quality, small butcheries, serving up prime cuts of […]

How to Make Obanyaki w/ MOCU-MOCU (Video)

Looking to satisfy your sweet-tooth, but tired of the same old New York glazed donuts and overpriced cupcakes? Well then, how about expanding your palate and trying some obanyaki? What […]

How to Accurately Measure a Shot without a Shot Glass

Accurately measuring a shot of alcohol is important. Whether you’re trying to accurately make a cocktail, or even just want to make sure your drink tastes good, you can’t just […]

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Small Sandwich Shop Doing Big Things @ Il Bambino

The panino at Il Bambino (hey, that rhymed!) is keeping sandwiches crave-worthy. In this multicultural queens neighborhood, you can find just about every ethnic cuisine in the world so there […]

Muffaletta: The Big Sandwich of the Big Easy

Look at any list of great American sandwiches and you’ll see two from New Orleans near the top of the heap: the Po’Boy, most often stuffed with shrimp or oysters, […]

7 Best Waterfront Bars &  Restaurants in NYC

You know how Manhattan is surrounded by water? Yeah, we forget sometimes, too. What better way to enjoy a summer meal or a few drinks with friends than relaxing on […]

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Delicious Arroz Con Camarones Recipe by Salinas (Video)

Recently, ForknPlate met up with acclaimed chef Luis Bollo to learn how to make a delicious Spanish arroz meloso. The recipe uses carabineros –a large, flavorful, deep-sea prawn –along with […]

Coffee Ice Cubes: The Best Way to Drink Iced Coffee

Summer is officially here! But that doesn’t mean work stops. So how do we get that good ol’ jolt of caffeine goodness, but still beat the heat? Ice, ice, baby. […]

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Awesome Cocktails, Craft Beer, & a Not-So-Secret Garden @ Sweet Afton

Elton John’s Tiny Dancer in the background, a bar made of old shipping crates and perfectly dried flower bouquets nestled in old mason jars brings a little rustic chic to […]

The Origin of the Nuts4Nuts Carts

If you’ve spent any time at all in midtown, you’ve probably seen a Nuts4Nuts cart or two, or seven. Heck, you’ve probably smelled the sweet aroma a block away before […]

‘Tender’ is the Tinder for Food

Let’s be real, food is the true love of my life — forever and always. And I know I’m not alone. Now we can score an amazing meal as opposed to an awkward date via […]

Slow Food Event at The East Pole, July 27th

On the evening of July 27th, from 7:00 to 9:00pm, Slow Food NYC is hosting their monthly Happy Hour at The East Pole. Though housed in a historic brownstone in […]

Belgian Independence Day July 21st, Beer and Waffles at Clinton Hall

Duvel USA, Brewery Ommegang and Clinton Hall invite you to celebrate Belgian Independence Day tomorrow from 6:00 – 11:00pm with authentic brews and free waffles. You can be one of the only people […]

7 Ways to Open a Bottle of Wine without a Corkscrew

It happens to the best of us. You’ve got a nice, unopened bottle of wine you’re all set to enjoy and then… wait, where’s the corkscrew? While this scenario may […]

Summer Lobster Bake at Ainsworth Park, July 22nd

Looking for a summer treat for your taste buds? How about a good ol’ fashioned lobster bake! Wednesday, July 22nd, The Ainsworth will host their Summer Seafood Series Lobster Bake. […]

This Seaweed Tastes Like Bacon?

Researchers at the Oregon State University have discovered and patented a type of seaweed that tastes like bacon… Say what!? Dulse is a highly nutritious seaweed strain that grows along the […]

95-Year-Old Lobster Spared by Long Island Restaurant

Stephen Jordan, of Jordan Lobster Farms in Island Park on Long Island, couldn’t believe his eyes when a 23-pound lobster arrived in a shipment to his restaurant this week. The […]

Caviar Happy Hour at Petrossian NYC This Friday

National Caviar Day (July 18th) is like Christmas in July for the Petrossian’s — one of New York’s nearly-royal families and the world’s largest purveyors of caviar. And this year, they’re […]

Giardiniera: The Unsung Superstar of Condiments

Most of us have come across it in the course of our culinary adventures. We’ve found it tucked into the muffaletta sandwich we ate in New Orleans or scattered across […]

What are Oysters Rockefeller?

‘O Oysters,’ said the Carpenter, ‘You’ve had a pleasant run! Shall we be trotting home again?’ But answer came there none — And this was scarcely odd, because They’d eaten […]

Unveiling: Shake Shack Chicken Sandwich

After the opening of David Chang’s ‘fast food’ joint, Fuku (serving up some serious spicy chicken sandwiches) and the plotting of a massive Chick-fil-A in Manhattan, there’s emerged a new player. Shake Shack’s introducing a chicken sammy of […]