Crowds turned out for the 12th annual Big Apple Barbecue on Sunday, June 8, in Madison Square park to see pitmasters -- a distinguished title awarded to grillers who have won numerous cook-offs across the country -- offer a behind-the-scenes look at their finger-licking recipes. See also: Photos: M ... More >>
Manhattan has its fair share of cooking competitions, but few embody the quirky spirit of the East Village -- and its love of food -- quite like Jimmy Carbone's cassoulet cookoff. After descending down a flight of stairs into Carbone's basement beer cave Jimmy's No. 43, guests were treated to a tast ... More >>
The impending rush of SantaCon is knocking at the bar door, and we don't blame you if the wave of drunken red and white revelers gives you a case of the bah humbugs. It's a good excuse to lock yourself inside with a copy of Love, Actually, but we think you should get out and go to something tasty.
Friday, April 26 Thai Street-Food Demonstration Chef Jay Weinstein will demonstrate how to make four different Thai curry pastes at the National Gourmet Institute from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Weinstein will pair the pastes with traditional street dishes like vegetable pad Thai, seitan satays, and yellow curr ... More >>
Finally, a vegan bake-off
Monday, January 7th The Harmony of Beer and Cheese: If you're sick of pairing cheese with wine, Murray's Cheese is offering a beer and cheese pairing class for $75. The experts at Murray's say to pair German smoked Rauchbiers with a "meaty washed rind cheese" to create a "bacon bomb." Sounds delight ... More >>
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Texas without Bush
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Sam Turner/FlickrLike certain people, we're familiar with cook-off fatigue, that ailment that accompanies the specter of standing in long lines to eat food prepared in conditions conducive, shall we say, to bacterial procreation. That said, there is something very comforting about being ser ... More >>
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.
Pork is the cure
To cut costs, restaurants are eliminating busboys and leaving the table-clearing to servers, with mixed success. [WSJ]Shocker! The Georgia peanut plant behind the salmonella peanut butter has a history of sanitation issues and health inspection violations. [NY Times]In the pre-competitions at the Bo ... More >>
The French Laundry's Timothy Hollingsworth isn't the only one representing Team USA in culinary competition. While Hollingsworth is participating in the Bocuse d'Or in Lyon, France today and tomorrow, cheese mongers from our very own Murrary's Cheese (254 Bleecker Street) participated in one of the ... More >>
Fulton [205 East 75th Street], a new restaurant from Joe Gurrera of Citarella, is slated to open this Wednesday. It's named after the old downtown fish market and will feature a seafood-heavy menu by Chef Jeremy Culver, formerly of Park Avenue Cafe and Gramercy Tavern. [FitR inbox] The winner of Bo ... More >>