ISA in Williamsburg is now open for lunch from noon to 4 p.m. The Mediterranean restaurant has turned some of their dinner entree options into smaller dishes divided into snacks, pizzas, soups, and salads. Some items, like the Tuscan kale Caesar salad garnished with sourdough croutons, are available ... More >>
Brooklyn plus bun.As they gear up for their big Meet the Breeds event on November 19th and 20th at the Javits Center, the American Kennel Club and the International Cat Association have been doing some thinking about what breeds "match" which of New York City's neighborhoods. Jessica Rice of ... More >>
EU leaders are in Brussels today for a crisis meeting on how to resolve the Euro's financial woes. Germany is resisting calls to increase the bailout fund and cut Greece's debt. Bloomberg reports "measures on the table include writedowns of as much as 50 percent on Greek debt, 100 billion eur ... More >>
So Gloss Drop, the eagerly awaited new record from defiantly complex, deliciously weird art-rock trio Battles, is due out in June, which is great news, considering the excellent of 2007's Mirrored, which boasted, in "Atlas," probably the most appealing profoundly disturbing rock anti-single o ... More >>
Cyclingnews.com/Fotoreporter SirottiIt was Eddy Merckx day at the TourIt was old-timer's day at the Tour de France yesterday, in more ways than one. Not only is Lance Armstrong, at 38, trying to become the oldest winner ever in his final Tour, but on a day meant to be an homage to the greates ... More >>
Cyclingweekly.comThanks to the New York Times, we all know it was the small electric motor hidden in his downtube which allowed Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara to power his way to a win in yesterday's Tour de France prologue.
The world time-trial champion blew away the rest of the field on t ... More >>
Those unclear on what tour managers are for exactly might consider reading Interpol/Moldy Peaches/Yo La Tengo road wrangler David Scheid's testimonial to the New York Times about what he does all day, which basically consists of flying various places on planes. One particularly brutal itinera ... More >>
It's Friday afternoon. And these are the best posts of the week:
We ranked Our 10 Best Food Shops.
Corona's Abarrotera Central offers one-stop shopping for Halloween.
Scottish food importer Andrew Hamilton is making haggis for Highlands.
This week, g-u-t-b-o-m-b was spelled okonomiyaki at May Ch ... More >>
One of the stranger sights to appear in October in area farmers' markets are brussels sprouts still on the stalk.
Brussels sprouts look like tiny cabbages. That's because they are tiny cabbages. A similar farm product was cultivated by the Romans, but the modern version didn't appear until ... More >>
EU officials in Brussels are blocking the sale of lower alcohol wines developed by New World wine regions. One method to make low-alcohol wine involves harvesting grapes which are immature and have a low sugar level, the second uses fully matured grapes to produce a normal wine, from which alcohol i ... More >>
A transcontinental Continental Airlines flight, the pilot of which died in mid-flight and which is being piloted at present by its two first officers, in due shortly at Newark Airport. The plane left Brussels at about 4 a.m. and its 61-year-old pilot died sometime thereafter. Newark says it will giv ... More >>