Try a delicious history lesson in Cobble Hill
Recipe search engines, such as the one Google launched earlier this year, are useful for finding recipes. But just how good the recipes are is debatable. [NY Times] Murray's Cheese, which already has a store in Houston, Tex., has signed a deal with supermarket chain Kroger to distribute its ... More >>
Make Alex Raij's tapas from The Book of Tapas.Alexandra Raij opened a tiny tapas bar called Tia Pol back in 2004 with partners Mani Dawes and Heather Belz. In 2007, the team, joined by Raij's husband, Eder Montero, debuted the even smaller El Quinto Pino. Raij and Montero eventually split to ... More >>
This week, I'm at Txikito, Alexandra Raij's new Basque tapas spot. The restaurant has got a good thing going on: the service is casual but on point, the room is simple and cozy, and the food is tasty and fun to share. A soft poached quail egg on a sofrito capape might not change your life, but it's ... More >>
Trouble sharing? Basque in glory on Ninth Avenue.