A quick reminder that our man Sietsema will be in the studios of the Heritage Radio Network today chatting up a storm with Let's Eat In host Cathy Erway. Tune in at 1 p.m. to hear the live show (or head over right now to catch Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge). Listen to the interview here.
Two spectacularly meaty events are just around the corner. Governor Island will become Pig Island this Saturday afternoon, when chefs serve pork from Møsefund Farm, Raven & Boar, Fossil Farms, and a number of local hog farms. Participating chefs include King Phojanakong of Kuma Inn, Shaunna Sargen ... More >>
The calm before the storm: first session attendees line up outside Bell House around 1pm. Saturday, Bell House hosted the second annual Beer for Beasts, a charity event jointly sponsored by Brooklyn's Sixpoint Brewery and Boston's Beer Advocate. The event benefited The Humane Society of New York. ... More >>
GojeeYou can't surf the web these days without stumbling upon a food blog. Sites like Epicurious and Allrecipes have dominated the recipe-search market, but, truthfully, they can be difficult to navigate, and many don't even feature photos at all -- not ideal for those who need some visual ... More >>
July is shaping up to be an auspicious month for those who like their meat charred and consumed out of doors: Not only will Meatopia lower its fat haunches onto Brooklyn Bridge Park on July 23, but Cook Out NYC will take over Governors Island two weeks prior.
The festival featured 20 unique beers created for the occasion, plus a slew of Sixpoint standards. Saturday, Boston's BeerAdvocate and Brooklyn's Sixpoint Brewery collaborated to stage a benefit for the Human Society of New York. There were over 600 attendees in each of two sessions, one aft ... More >>
Brooklyn Bread PressAll the news that's fit to eat Because there's never enough food (or food writers, one might argue) to go around, there's a new culinary weekly hitting the presses called Brooklyn Bread Press, covering, yup, the gastronomic delights of the BK.
whitneyinchicago/Flickr If you're looking to cross-train your stomach in preparation for Thanksgiving Day gluttony, you may want to wander over to Williamsburg's Spacecraft this Sunday. That's where the second annual Brooklyn Pie Bake-Off Benefit will be taking place from 1 to 4 p.m.
The congressman arrives. Embattled Congressman Charlie Rangel arrived around 6:30 last night at 275 Hudson to attend an event showcasing the vegan cuisine of Korean Buddhist monks. Attended by body guards, the legislator - who has been accused of multiple improprieties - looked surprised at ... More >>
Robert SietsemaM&T's sautéed pine nuts and corn.If you don't have any Labor Day plans, consider yourself lucky: that means you'll have the opportunity attend the Asian Feastival, a culinary fantasia taking place in Queens.
Robert SietsemaM&T's pepper with bean curd sheets.Food nerds still hemming and hawing about making Labor Day plans, take note: September 6 witnesses the first "Asian Feastival," a smorgasbord of eats in Queens.
There are but a few precious short hours left until the weekend, and thus it is time to cast a fond eye back to the best posts of the week. We ranked Our 10 Best Things to Eat at Locavorish Food Markets. The battle of Smarties vs. M&M's: an England-U.S. Rematch. Asked the Critics weighed in on th ... More >>
A bantam hen seems proud of her newly laid egg. Cathy Erway, author of The Art of Eating In, is launching a new blog Monday that will be the successor to her long-running noteatingoutinny.com. The url is lunchatsixpoint.com, and the subject matter will be her activities as one of Brooklyn's ... More >>
Markbittman.comMark Bittman and friend.A year in the making, Mark Bittman's markbittman.com re-launched earlier today, not as a blog or a website, but as a slog.
Keith WagstaffSake consumption fosters a certain bond.This is not a normal wine tasting, suited older men smiling near dump buckets, quiet murmurs as people swirl their wine glasses around. It's the Saturday night after Tax Day and bespectacled Michael Daves is playing the hell out of his gui ... More >>
Cathy Erway appears on Good Day New York on the morning of the book release party. Cathy Erway's new book The Art of Eating In was officially released yesterday, and she engaged in a welter of personal appearances before coming to ground in the early evening at a book party held at The Bell ... More >>
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Can anything surpass the sexiness of Tampopo's infamous egg yolk scene? Food and sex will go hand in sweaty hand tonight at the latest installment of In the Flesh, Rachel Kramer Bussel's monthly erotic reading series.
Sunshine/New York Daily NewsCathy Erway's getting out of the kithchen and heading to the roof. On February 18, Cathy Erway will celebrate the publication of The Art of Eating In, her book about the two years she spent cooking and eating at home for her blog, Not Eating Out in New York. But si ... More >>
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I knew enough from my previous attendance at the Bacon Takedown and Chowder Slam that I'd better get to this event early: Guactacular Invitational 2009 was to be a competition among nine avocado-wi ... More >>
The Solitary Cyclist at Monkey Town Food blogging luminaries turned out Saturday night at Monkey Town in Williamsburg to bid farewell to Ganda Suthivarakom of eatdrinkmanwoman.com. She's leaving this week for a six month stint in Stockholm. The band she fronts as lead singer -- The Solitary Cyc ... More >>