Deena Shanker

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Need Stocking Stuffers? Try These Local Condiments

    Fork in the Road is publishing a series of local gift guides this year -- one from each regular contributor. This one comes from locavore Deena Shanker. With only eight shopping days left until Christmas, people are starting to scramble. Just on the cusp of desperation, this is the week when gift g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Readers Discuss the Effects of SNAP Cuts

    On Friday, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (or SNAP) absorbed a major revenue cut, impacting thousands of people who can't afford enough food across the metro area and state. The benefit loss axes "about $319 in groceries per year--or $29 per month--from each family of three depending ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Get My Goat Party in Photos

    In an effort to entice more Americans into eating goat, Heritage Foods declared October "Goatober," and it teamed up with the Farm on Adderley (1108 Cortelyou Road, 718-287-3101) to throw a party celebrating this animal, a popular meal centerpiece around the world but a rare find here. Take a gander ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2005

    Report From the Upper West Bank

    How Columbia University became the latest mideast battleground