For this week's review, Hannah Palmer Egan headed to Shalom Japan (310 South 4th Street, Brooklyn, 718-388-4012), tasting a menu that draws inspiration from both Jewish and Japanese cuisines. "And if Japanese and Jewish cuisines are unlikely bedfellows, Israel and Okochi are also blending personal h ... More >>
Fork in the Road has previously bestowed love on the burger and patio at Fritzl's Lunch Box (173 Irving Avenue, Brooklyn, 929-210-9531), but for this week's review, Hannah Palmer Egan heads out to the Irving Avenue restaurant to get the full picture. And she finds a spot less concerned with pushing ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice, Hannah Palmer Egan detailed the fascinating process behind growing some of the city's best mushrooms. Bradley Hawks headed to the Union Square Greenmarket, where you can find the Bulich fungus every Saturday (to perhaps make into the Mercer Kitchen steak with mushrooms) ... More >>
Not long ago, the Hudson Valley was home to all kinds of mushroom farmers, but most of the commercial producers have long-since moved out. One exception: Bulich, a family property that overlooks the Hudson River that's the only grower in the area that still supplies NYC.
August has arrived, which means you should be attempting fill up on as much fun as you can take before Labor Day deals a crippling blow to summer. Here are a few things to nibble on this weekend.
Last night, Red Hook was rocking as Nat Sherman threw a party to unveil its Brooklyn pop-up, a collaboration with Widow Jane Distillery and Cacao Prieto, which you can read about in a story Hannah Palmer Egan wrote earlier this week. A torrential downpour kept everyone indoors, but we can't think of ... More >>
Hannah Palmer Egan contemplates the complexity of baby mustard leaves as she stands in one of the rooftop farms sown by Brooklyn Grange. "The leaf has a green, vegetal flavor, with a strong wasabi note, a warm sensation on the tongue," she writes. "Moments later, my mouth explodes in a fiery burst o ... More >>
Ever wonder what the story is behind the people selling two churros for a dollar on many of New York City's subway platforms? So did Hannah Palmer Egan, and so she set out to talk to vendors and bakers who keep these treats stocked all over town.
Hopefully, you're mid-four-day weekend by now, nursing the wounds from an Independence Day blow-out with a greasy breakfast and a strong bloody mary. As you fuel up to continue the merriness--perhaps with one of our five best Fourth of July weekend events happening over the next couple of days--sett ... More >>
"You could say New York is experiencing a major bout of oystermania," writes Hannah Palmer Egan, and the evidence is everywhere.