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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 […]

Ain’t No Thing but a Chicken Wing @ Bonnie’s Grill

If you love Buffalo wings you have to check this place out. Honestly, I’m a hard sell being a Buffalonian myself, but this place is pretty decent. The wings come […]

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 […]

Don’t Change That Buttermilk Channel @ Buttermilk Channel

Buttermilk fried chicken, cheddar waffles, grilled flatbread with squash blossoms and duck meatloaf are just a few of the amazing dishes Buttermilk channel serves with style. The food here is […]

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 […]

I’m Singing in Italian @ Al Di La

I’m going to make a very bold statement and say that this quaint Italian restaurant in Park Slope is probably one of my favorites in all of New York. It’s […]

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 […]

French Kissed @ Balthazar

  This famous french bistro is a great place to stop after shopping all day in Soho, but be prepared to wait. We went in without a reservation and the […]

Carpacci-yo! @ Piadina

Ok, so for all you carpaccio lovers out there on a budget, this may be one of the places to go. This hidden gem has amazing perfectly executed pasta dishes […]

I Found My Thrill @ Vinegar Hill House

  Wattle in; waddle out. After trying the Red Wattle Country chop with cheddar grits I was pretty blown away. It had really deep flavor and was smokey and tender. […]

Make Like a Bread Truck and Haul Your Buns @ Shake Shack

Put Shake Shack on your bucket list and cross it off. You have to try one of these moist, delicious burgers. Best burger in New York?! That’s a huge statement […]

Kimchee For Free! Taste of Korea Truck Handing Out Free Food

So far we’ve heard it’s worth the wait! The Taste of Korea Truck is hitting the streets of New York handing out free food for the next 5 weeks. It’s […]

I Scream You Scream @ The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

  The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck brings you back to your childhood and serves up soft serve, but with a touch of gourmet. I jumped in line to wait […]

Flex Your Mussels it’s Monday @ Alchemy

For all you mussel lovers you can grab a bowl of these edible bivalves on Mondays for only 6 buckaroos. You pick the sauce: tomato cilantro, white wine pine nut […]