Action Against Hunger

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Have a Cocktail and Donate to Action Against Hunger

    Global hunger affects nearly a billion people on our planet, and deadly acute malnutrition affects 55 million children worldwide. Action Against Hunger works to feed the many people around the world struggling to find the next meal, and now you can help them further their cause and have a drink whil ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 12, 2012

    Tour de Taste

    Le Fooding comes to 
Le Brooklyn

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2011

    Le Fooding Set to Conquer New York with Culinary Collaborations

    Le FoodingSome of the faces you'll see at this year's event​This fall is filled with food and beverage-centric events (hey there, Brooklyn Pour), but one of the most innovative is the annual extravaganza from Le Fooding, the Paris-based French food-guide-and-festival group, which will be hosti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Crab Boil, Colorado Pop-Up and Spanish Wines

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Crab Boil Back Forty Tuesday, June 14th, 7 p.m. Peter Hoffman's East Village spot Back Forty will kick off summer by throwing its first Crab Boil of the season. For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Marcus Samuelsson's Harlem; Eleven Madison Park's New Menu Format

    ​Being so close to the New York metropolitan area is great for nearby farmers because of the locavoric trend, but difficult because of the high cost of land. [NY Times] Action Against Hunger set up 10,000 plates in front of the Eiffel tower for an installation called "Banquet Against Hunger" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Le Fooding Draws Le Criticism

    Le bam. Le pow.​It has now been more than 48 hours since the second coming of Le Fooding, which took over the grounds of P.S.1 on Friday and Saturday nights. Although this year's theme was a staged battle between New York and San Francisco chefs supposedly driven to blind, combative rage by a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Like Frank Bruni, Jacques Torres Also Knows a Thing or Two About Food Addiction

    Tod Seelie/Metromix​Frank Bruni isn't the only member of the food world who's had his powers of restraint demolished by a box of Oreos. "I am a food alcoholic," Jacques Torres proclaims. "Some people are addicted to cigarettes or alcohol or drugs. I think I'm addicted to food." The pastry che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    In Praise of Food-Based Fundraisers

    Townend Photography/flickr​One of the great things about food-based fundraisers is that they provide valuable opportunities to indulge in base gluttony in service of a noble cause. And September happens to be full of such opportunities. Tonight, Let Us Eat Local, a fundraiser for Just Food, wi ... More >>

  • Books

    August 24, 2004

    Blame It on Rio

    Humanitarian Rufin tries to put the story back in history