Fair Trade

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Raaka, The Brooklyn-Based Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Maker

    If it seems early for us to be hawking "perfect holiday presents," keep in mind that the Christmas commercials are already airing, department stores are telling us that the shoes we want for ourselves are actually great gifts for other people, and here in New York, the Winter Village at Bryant Park, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Organic, Fair Trade Chocolate All the Rage; Whole Foods Recalls Tainted Gingerbread Houses

    ​McDonald's, which has just added oatmeal and is testing flatbread sandwiches, is not afraid of changing its menu. Some locations feature some 100 menu items. [Wall Street Journal] People around the country are willing to pay more for chocolate certified as organic and fair trade, which is ke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    The Lower Eastside Girls Club Officially Opens Their Celebrate Café

    Bowery BoogieThe Celebrate Café​Although it's been doing business for a little while now, the Celebrate Café, um, celebrated its official opening yesterday. Located on the Bowery next door to the Nuyorican Poets Café, it's owned by the Lower Eastside Girls Club, which uses ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    David Paterson Calls Out Snow Plows for Aqueduct Probe

    ​Yesterday's thickest blizzard fell not from the sky. It was the snow job attempt by Governor David Paterson who had his otherwise estimable counsel, Peter Kiernan, issue a statement insisting that subpoenas served on the state Lottery Division were unrelated to the gov's deeply bizarre select ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Red Mango Rolls Out Cocoa... But Can It Top Tangomonium?

    Cocoa kicks up this fro-yo.​Hold on to your spoons, frozen yogurt fans. Korean import Red Mango is going to try to top the not-quite-tangerine-not-quite-mango flavor it launched last year with a new cocoa flavor.

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Fair Trade Chocolate Goes Mainstream

    sudeep1106/flickrAccording to a report from Bloomberg, Cadbury's popular Dairy Milk bars will carry Fair Trade certification, beginning this week. The British company, responding to rising demand in the U.K. for ethically sourced products, will use Fair Trade cocoa and sugar from Ghana and Belize, r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Popcorn Gets Booze Flavoring

    An enterprising University of Missouri student has created a line of alcohol-flavored popcorn called Pub Corn.[CNN]According to figures from the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, the cube steak is experiencing a resurgence in popularity.[NY Times]Noting that the Texas and Georgia peanut produc ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 8, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 14, 2008

    Bonnaroo Day 1: The Food. Plus, Body Odor Begins.

    Nick Anderman is covering Bonnaroo in this space through Monday. This is the part where he tells you what he ate. photo by Mark C. Austin Food at Bonnaroo is generally a bit overpriced, as you would expect, though there seems to be a festival-wide price cap on beer, which is $6 everywhere. Budwei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2008
  • News

    November 27, 2007

    Columbia Expansion Gets Uglier

    Three board members resigned last week in a sign the fight is only getting nastier

  • Film

    September 26, 2006
  • NYC Life

    July 25, 2006

    BAM Goes the Neighborhood

    While Atlantic Yards grabs the headlines, an art attack quietly transforms downtown Brooklyn

  • News

    May 28, 2002

    BAM's Boom

    Is It Good for Fort Greene?