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    September 17, 2012

    Listen to Robert Sietsema on HRN Today! [Updated with Podcast URL]

    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.

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    August 29, 2012

    Get Ready for Two Big Meat Parties

    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 >>

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    April 1, 2012

    Beer For Beasts 2012: A Photo Diary

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    We Might Not Need More Food Blogs on the Web, but Gojee Sure Is Pretty

    Gojee​You 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 >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Cook Out NYC to Bring Meat, Beer, and Kimchi to Governors Island

    ​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.

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    March 27, 2011

    Beer for Beasts Benefit at Bell House

    ​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 >>

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    December 9, 2010

    Brooklyn Bread Press Brings Foodie News to Kings County

    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.

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    November 10, 2010

    Brooklyn to Be Besieged by Pie This Sunday

    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.

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    September 21, 2010

    Congressman Charles Rangel Attends Vegan Korean Temple Cuisine Event

    ​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 >>

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    September 2, 2010

    The Asian Feastival Comes to Queens This Monday

    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.

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    August 3, 2010

    Asian Feastival Comes to Queens for Labor Day

    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.

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    June 18, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    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 >>

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    June 13, 2010

    Farm and Blog Launched Sunday on Rooftop of Sixpoint Craft Ales, Red Hook, Brooklyn

    ​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 The url is, and the subject matter will be her activities as one of Brooklyn's ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    Following in Jim Leff's Footsteps, Mark Bittman Now Has a Slog

    Markbittman.comMark Bittman and friend.​A year in the making, Mark Bittman's re-launched earlier today, not as a blog or a website, but as a slog.

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    April 21, 2010

    A Night With the Noble Rot

    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 >>

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    February 19, 2010

    Scenes From the Book Release Party and Crostini Throwdown at Bell House for Cathy Erway's 'The Art of Eating In'

    ​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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    February 1, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: Big Game & Lucid Food

    Our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Cooking Wild: The Other Big Game Astor Center February 1 Join chef and culinary instructor Emily Peterson for this primer in big (and some not so big) game. Basic butchering techniq ... More >>

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    January 22, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    As we slide down the wormhole leading to the weekend, we pause to reflect on the best posts of this four-day week: Battle of the Dishes waged a blood sausage smackdown between Despana and Buenos Aires Steakhouse. We ranked Our 10 Best Lower East Side Restaurants. Strange Snacks of the World consi ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    At Tonight's In the Flesh, Food and Smut Will Hook Up

    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.

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    January 20, 2010

    Cathy Erway's Next Project: a Rooftop Garden for Sixpoint Brewery

    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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    January 4, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: Food World Celebrities Talk Shop; Fox Holds Auditions for New Gordon Ramsay Show

    Our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Word of Mouth: Online Media and The Future of Food Writing Housing Works Used Bookstore Cafe January 7 Housing Works is known for its intimate concerts and eclectic selection of use ... More >>

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    December 4, 2009

    Our 10 Best Beers

    ​ When we got the idea to do Our 10 Best Beers, little did we realize what a shark tank we were jumping into. While wine drinkers, cocktail swillers, and those that drink their spirits neat are a very vocal and cantankerous bunch, the vast majority of beer fanciers just sit back, foamy quaff i ... More >>

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    May 5, 2009

    Afloat in a Sea of Green--Guactacular Invitational 2009 Guacamole Contest

                        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 >>

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    February 9, 2009

    Goodbye Ganda

    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 She's leaving this week for a six month stint in Stockholm. The band she fronts as lead singer -- The Solitary Cyc ... More >>