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    October 3, 2014

    This Weekend's Five Best Food Events

    If you're a go-getter, you might want to spend this weekend securing a witty and/or scandalous Halloween costume. For the rest of us, let's not even think about the holiday and instead attend one of these five events.

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    February 10, 2014

    What's Happening This Week

    In case you've missed the memo, Valentine's Day is on Friday, and that night, every couple in the city will hit the town to dine out. Before cupid descends on the Big Apple, hit a tasty event -- whether you're sharing an experience with a loved one or flying solo.

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    January 31, 2014

    What's Happening This Weekend...Besides The Super Bowl

    If you're super tired of the out of town NFL takeover of Bryant Park, Broadway, and any other patch of walking space in the more touristy swatches of the city, we feel you. Here's a look at a few local events that have nothing to do with football.

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    January 24, 2014

    What's Happening This Weekend: Free Beer, Mutzfest, Cochon 555, and ChiliFest

    Next weekend is all about getting comfy on the couch if you're a sports fan (or a Super Bowl commercials fan/nachos fan/party fan), which means you have all the more reason to get out and explore this weekend. Here's a look at what's happening around the city.

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    January 3, 2014

    Break out the Snowshoes and Head out for a Snow Day Deal

    If you're not cozied up in your house "working from home" while Hercules takes New York, find consolation in the fact that a number of bars and restaurants, manned by trusty service people and chefs, are serving up sweet deals. So whether you need liquid courage or a hot meal, you can probably find ... More >>

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    November 27, 2013

    Where to Eat French Toast in NYC

    There is perhaps no better reason to wake up at a semi-respectable hour on the weekends than brunch, and perhaps no better excuse to get a head start on a sugar rush than a well-deserved serving of French toast. Between egg-soaked brioche, butter, and sugar, we'd bet even your friends who adhere to ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    Los Tacos No. 1's Tacos, Our Cheap Eat of the Day

    Tacos from Los Tacos No. 1 (75 Ninth Avenue, 212-256-0343), $2.50-$3.50 Need a cheap bite during an excursion to Chelsea Market? This taqueria turns out cheap, tasty bites.

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    October 14, 2013

    What's Happening This Week: Free Pasta, NYC Wine & Food Festival, Book Signing, and Wine Under The Stars

    On this special Monday morning, we celebrate the anniversary of Columbus silencing his haters once and for all. And what better way to pay tribute to the famed explorer than to search the greater New York City area for a selection of fine food and drink. Here's a look at what's happening this week i ... More >>

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    June 26, 2013

    Hump Day Happy Hour at The Green Table, Franklin Park, and Winegasm

    Unless you're a teacher, your work week hasn't ended just yet. Not a problem, since happy hour is designed to give you a daily vacation. Here's a look at some of our favorite drink deals around town to get you through Hump Day.

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    April 9, 2013

    80/20 Baconburger at Dickson's Farmstand Meats: Scrumptious!

    Bulbous, pink, and mottled, Dickson's baconburger I'd popped into Chelsea Market last Saturday to score a lump of guanciale at Buon Italia, when the meat case at Dickson's Farmstand Meats caught my eye - always good to give it a look and see what sorts of products, many of them oddball, are curren ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    What Can You Do With a Truffle?

    This black truffle was purchased recently at Chelsea Market. The loamy smell is intense, and it comes wrapped in a paper towel. But it looks like a lump of coal. This is the season when area specialty food stores carry fresh black truffles, and sometimes white ones, too. You can get them at Chelse ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    Rise, Doughnut Robots of New York

    You already know about the beignet-like puffs at Dumont's little doughnut counter in Williamsburg (I like the ones tossed about in ginger-spiked sugar), and the excellent, warm cake rings at 606 R&D in Prospect Heights. The Doughnuttery, a month-old shop in Chelsea Market, is also set up with a dou ... More >>

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    August 12, 2012

    Amy's Bread Moving Baking Facilities From Chelsea Market to Long Island City

    Two of the three storefronts Amy's Bread has long occupied have been papered up, all the humongous ovens removed. It must be accounted something of a set-back for Chelsea Market, if you're going by the original plan. When the 22-building complex -- originally a Nabisco factory -- opened in 1997, i ... More >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Cooking With Frozen Porcinis From Buon Italia

    Here is what they look like just out of the freezer case. [See More Market Watch: Mountain Sweet Berry Farm Sells Tristar Strawberry Sorbet | Wild Bush Blueberries] Categorized taxonomically as Boletus edulis, porcinis are one of the world's most flavorful mushrooms. They're indispensible to the ... More >>

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    May 26, 2012

    People's Pops Has a Lovely New Cookbook

    People's Pops launched in 2008 when Nathalie Jordi, David Carrell and Joel Horowitz set up a booth at the New Amsterdam Market, where they decided to sell ice pops made with local fruits. Over the years they experimented a lot, developed a fan base, opened shops in the East Village and Chelsea Marke ... More >>

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    May 22, 2012

    What's Happening This Week: Crawfish Boil and Brunch at the Americano

    Green Table Crawfish Boil On Sunday, Green Table inside the Chelsea Market will be hosting a New Orleans-style crawfish boil at 6:30 pm. According to Zagat, chef Brent Sims will be adding his secret ingredient to the peel-and-eat crustaceans, paired with unlimited beer. The Americano Flamenco Brun ... More >>

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    April 8, 2012

    Happy Easter From Fork in the Road!

    Italian Cardamom Easter bread from Amy's Bread in the Chelsea Market

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    March 29, 2012

    Here I Am At The Ultimate Upscale Pigout

    It was called "Sunday Supper at Chelsea Market benefiting the James Beard Foundation and Fulton Youth of the Future culinary scholarship programs." It had us sitting at the longest table in food history--at the Chelsea Market--and sampling five appetizers, followed by lobster ravioli, which led to ... More >>

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    March 23, 2012

    Offered Without Comment

    Hudson Street, 10:45am [click to enlarge]

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    December 23, 2011

    Jerry-Can Christmas Tree at Chelsea Market

    ​A tree made out of 40-gallon plastic jugs is the centerpiece of Chelsea Market's Christmas display. One-eighth of people in the world drink water that makes them sick. Indeed, clean water is probably the planet's number one health priority; without it, chronic illness is inevitable. This tr ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    Sea Beans at Manhattan Fruit Exchange

    ​Mmmm! Sea beans Also known as glasswort and pickleweed, sea beans are marsh plants capable of growing up to their necks in saltwater. The plant is native to North America, South Africa, Europe, and India. The species shown here (there are many) is likely Salicornia virginicus, sometimes kn ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    Olio Verde Novello (Green Olive Oil) at Buon Italia, Gift Suggestion #9

    ​Note that E.V. on the sign stands for "Extra Virgin," not "East Village." What's cloudy and pine-tree green? Olio Verde Novello, sometimes called New Olive Oil or Green Olive Oil.

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    December 3, 2011

    Paring Knives and Other Small Blades, Gift Suggestion No. 2

    ​There's quite a selection of small knives at Bowery Kitchen Supplies. Click on image to enlarge. I case we didn't mention it earlier, this feature will run sporadically until Xmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa. It seeks to suggest gifts of particular interest to foodies and cooks, things that they prob ... More >>

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    October 6, 2011

    Hadley Schmitt 'In' at Northern Spy Food Co.; Richard Brower 'In' at The Four Seasons

    ​Northern Spy Food Co., in the East Village, has a new chef. Hadley Schmitt was chef de cuisine at What Happens When and a sous chef at Dovetail. [Eater] Rumors that Danny Meyer was selling Eleven Madison Park to executive chef Daniel Humm and general manager Will Guidara have been confirmed. ... More >>

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    August 6, 2011

    Fleeting Signs of Summer: People's Pops at the High Line

    ​Making shaved ices in a fedora at the High Line People's Pops pop-up While the People's Pops kiosk is located in the dark bowels of Chelsea Market, you can get the same products while strolling the High Line instead, near the 14th Street stairway. Most popular are not the original fruit-and ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Let Luke Holden of Luke's Lobster Teach You the Ropes About Starting Your Own Food Biz

    No wonder he's smiling.​Luke Holden has been busy these days expanding his mini lobster roll empire and even going mobile. But that doesn't mean he won't take time out of his schedule to sit down with you and talk shop.

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    May 2, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Argentinean Wine Dinner; Cinco de Mayo

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! All-Clad Metalcrafters at the JBF LTD Chelsea Market May 3-7 April Bloomfield of The Spotted Pig, The Breslin, and John Dory Oyster Bar; Gavin Kaysen of Café Boul ... More >>

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    April 22, 2011

    Our 10 Best Things to Eat at Chelsea Market

    ​The throngs pass by, seemingly oblivious of the great eats within. Throughout much of the 20th century, it was the Nabisco factory, turning out crackers and cookies in a convoluted series of Victorian-era brick buildings. Then, in 1997, it was repurposed as a complex aiming to meets the nee ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Tomorrow: Our 10 Best Things to Eat in Chelsea Market

    ​Dickson Farmstand makes some fine sandwiches, but are they good enough to make our top 10? Since being founded in a former Nabisco factory complex in 1997, Chelsea Market has struggled to preserve its identity as the ultimate foodie destination. But as foodism has changed from being an acti ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011

    The Chelsea Market Gets Pop-Ups, Pops

    ​There's much ado at the Chelsea Market this week, thanks in large part to the James Beard Foundation. The Beardies yesterday launched JBF LTD, a 27-day pop-up restaurant and food pavilion that will, its website brags, take "the idea of the pop-up restaurant further than it's ever been taken b ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011

    Dave Schuttenberg 'In' at Dickson's Farmstand Meats; George Mendes and Carlo Mirarchi Named Food & Wine Best New Chefs

    ​Dave Schuttenberg, formerly of Fatty Crab on the Upper West Side, will be the new chef at Dickson's Farmstand Meats in Chelsea Market, replacing Gabriel Ross. [NY Times] Nate Appleman, of Chipotle's, won Chopped All-Stars, going up against Michael Proietti, Anne Burrell, and Aaron Sanchez. ... More >>

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    February 27, 2011

    No. 20: Chicken Pot Pie at the Cleaver Company's Green Table

    ​Watch out! The chicken pot pie is very hot, and you'll wait for many minutes before you dare flip the lid and eat. Located in the Chelsea Market, the Cleaver Company is a catering concern of long standing. When they moved into the market, the company added a cafe called the Green Table, wit ... More >>

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    December 28, 2010

    The Kiwano: Melon, Cuke, or Total Waste of Money?

    ​The kiwano (here called by its proprietary name of "cuke-asaurus) is beguiling in its feaver-yellow appearance. Native to Africa, but now grown in California and Washington, the kiwano (other names: horned melon, jolly melon, hedged gourd, African horned cucumber, blowfish fruit, British t ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Robe ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Food.Curated Trains Its Lens on the Lobster Place

    The Makings of a Good Fishmonger: The Lobster Place from SkeeterNYC on Vimeo. The latest episode of Food.Curated is here: this time around, Liza de Guia has trained her camera on the Lobster Place, the wholesale and retail seafood market that sells, among other things, some of the best chowder we'v ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Tuck Shop Taking Over the People's Pops Space at the Chelsea Market

    Photo courtesy of the Tuck ShopMeat and be merry.​People's Pops closed up its Chelsea Shop for the season on Oct. 15, but its space won't go unoccupied for long: beginning Nov. 7, it will be filled with meat pies.

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    October 27, 2010

    A Gallery of Gruesome Halloween Imagery at Chelsea Market

    ​Every year, Chelsea Market pulls out all the stops where it comes to Halloween decoration. In spite of the kid-friendly image the food mall -- located at the corner of Ninth Avenue and 15th Street in the old Nabisco factory -- cultivates, much of the imagery would scare the crap out of young ... More >>

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    October 19, 2010

    A Visual Restaurant Report Card -- Early Results of DOH Letter Grading System Are In

    ​Sixth Avenue pizza parlor, West Village -- A. Shouldn't the statue be wearing gloves? In the nearly three months since the letter-grading system of the city's Department of Health (DOH) went into effect, letter grades have been gradually appearing in restaurant windows, but in most neighborh ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Fat Pants Friday: People's Pops Pumpkin Spice Pop

    ​Nowhere in the dessert world are autumn's fleeting pleasures better articulated than in People's Pops' pumpkin spice pop. Just as fall promises to mutate into winter with depressing speed, the popsicle ice pop is marked for imminent extinction.

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    September 24, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Robe ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday

    Welcome to the Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences: Chanta ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    Here we sit at the end of this truncated week, casting an eye back over the news of the last four days: We ranked Our 9 Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in NYC (and one in New Jersey). Fat Witch and Amy's Bread squared off in a Battle of the Chelsea Market Walnut Brownies. The Atlantic Grill's Mike ... More >>

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    August 4, 2010

    SHAPE UP

    Free workouts on the High Line

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    July 23, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon, and time to turn a gimlet eye back to the highlights of the past few days: Battle of the Chicken Tikka Masala: Famous Dal Cart vs. Desi Food Truck. Veggie Burgers Every Which Way's Lukas Volger chatted about how to make good veggie burgers, bodega vegans, and why so many veg ... More >>

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    July 21, 2010

    Bar Suzette, a New Creperie in Chelsea Market

    ​Top: Ricotta, fig, and honey crepe; Bottom: Sausage crepe of the day. In case you haven't noticed, Chelsea Market has been gradually changing from being primarily a provisioner of raw materials for cooking, to being something like an upscale food court. This is partly for the good, since the ... More >>

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    April 14, 2009

    Three-Dollar Throwdown--Robert's Shrimp & 'Shrooms Mini-Sub

    Along with olive oil, butter, sea salt, and freshly ground pepper, this is the totality of what I used to make my throwdown entry (click to explode) I eagerly accepted Fork in the Road's Three-Dollar Throwdown challenge, but realized it would take a lot of effort to accomplish the task. The pr ... More >>

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    February 25, 2009

    SAVORY SOUNDS

    There are folksters in the checkout aisle

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    November 13, 2008

    Whither Chelsea Market?

    The Chelsea Market Ensconced in the old Nabisco factory at the corner of 15th Street and Ninth Avenue, Chelsea Market opened 11 years ago with the intention of being a top retail market for a vast range of groceries, while also providing warehouse and manufacturing space for food-related companies. ... More >>

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    October 6, 2008

    Edible News Roundup

    South Park Slope, Brooklyn, is about to get their very own Atomic Wings, opening soon on Ninth Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. [FitR] The New York Wine and Food Festival kicks off this Thursday, with the Chelsea Market After Dark event, (which, unfortunately, is sold out). But there are ple ... More >>

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    March 6, 2008

    Mercy Corp Photo Gallery in Chelsea

    Mercy Corps is hosting "Harvest, Sustenance and Survival: A Photo Exhibit of Women and Food from Around the World," a gallery of images highlighting International Women's Day, and Mercy's Corp work to fight poverty and hunger around the world. The event runs from March 4th to 11th at the Chelsea ... More >>

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