Ben Van Leeuwen

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    August 22, 2012

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    August 13, 2012

    What's Happening This Week: Ice Cream Sunday, Street Foods of New York

    Monday, August 13 Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented With Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. The proprietors of Baked in Red Hook will be showcasing their recipes at the New York Public Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event is free. Sunday, August 19 Third Annual Ice ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011

    Oasis Would Like Taïm Falafel to Hit the Road

    Photo courtesy of Taïm Mobile​Given Taïm Mobile's widespread popularity, it seems that everyone, everywhere loves its falafel. But you know who doesn't? Restaurant owners who have to look at the truck outside of their windows.

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    November 3, 2009

    Before Chili, Chocolate: A Sweet Amateur Cook-off

    ​The weekend before the aromas of meat, beans, and spices take over the Bell House, the place will be filled with teeth-rotting goodness from amateur chefs competing in The Brooklyn Chocolate Experiment. Theo Peck and Nick Suarez, of Experiments Cheese and Beer, have teamed up with Amanda Hess ... More >>

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    October 27, 2009
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    September 11, 2009

    Where Ice Cream Vendors Go for the Winter

    edkohler/flickrIce cream trucks, hibernating.​If today's weather is any indication, summer is well and truly over, which makes Fork in the Road think about all of those frozen treat purveyors who spoiled us so thoroughly over the past few months. This may have been the Summer of Street Food, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    What's Happening This Week: Catch a Cab Tasting & an Ice Cream Social

    As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Slow U: Ice Cream, from Sugar and Snow Astor Center September 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Do you scream for ice cream? Find out where the summer treat comes from with th ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    More About the Brooklyn Kitchen's New Cooking School

    ​Some more details about The Brooklyn Kitchen's new cooking school, whose upcoming opening was reported by Brooklyn Based: According to Sarah, a Brooklyn Kitchen floor manager, the school, located at 100 Frost Street in Williamsburg, doesn't yet have a firm opening date. "We're still working out c ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    Van Leeuwen Readies for Sundaes on Sunday, New Trucks, and Cinnamon Ice Cream

    boliston/flickrGather all ye lactose faithful: This Sunday, ice cream impresario Ben Van Leeuwen will team up with chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt for an ice cream social at Murray's Cheese. Van Leeuwen, who tells Fork in the Road this will be his first ice cream social, will be serving chocolate, van ... More >>