You're almost there, New York. In just a few short hours, you'll be free to hop on a rented Citi Bike and cruise away into the glorious weekend sunset. Check out our picks for food-related events you might want to pencil into the calendar as you count down the hours until Friday freedom.
Several colonies of French bees have been producing strange blue and green honeys since August. But the product isn't a delicacy, it's a mystery. The dozen honey producers who have been affected are searching for answers and now suspect a Mars-owned candy factory in Haguenau is responsible.
[See More Events: Free Pickle, Mustard, and Herring Ice Cream at Ripley's | Le Fooding Has Big Plans for Brooklyn] The Tour de France Restaurant Group will be celebrating tomato season with a Tomato Festival at their nine restaurants throughout Manhattan from August 15 through August 24. August i ... More >>
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's scandal has already inspired a Law & Order: SVU episode, but now it's going to become a film starring Gérard Depardieu as the former International Monetary Fund head. According to the AFP, director Abel Ferrara told Le Monde about plans for the film, which he said would sh ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 20, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 38 The Press Desk by Alexander Cockburn THERE HAVE BEEN HEADLINES in the papers and cover stories in Time and Newsweek but one of the central facts about Chile, so far as the world's newspaper-readin ... More >>
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund and the expected Socialist Party candidate in France's next presidential elections, was removed from an Air France flight at JFK last night and arrested "on charges of criminal sexual act, attempted rape, and an unlawful im ... More >>
recipetips.comEpoisses = smells like butt, tastes goodThe Stinky Cheese Festival is ending this Friday, which means there're only two days left to indulge in funky-smelling dairy products. Created by Tour de France, the company that owns Francophilic restaurants like Café d'Alsace, French R ... More >>
Julian AssangeA post on the website of the German news magazine Der Spiegel, since removed, indicates that a new round of leaks from war watchdog Wikileaks is scheduled for release at 4:30 p.m. EST on Sunday. According to the brief message on the Der Spiegel website, captured by Wikileaks Cen ... More >>
Ah, the classic French assault on Lance Armstrong as he's walking to the starting gate of the Tour de France! It seemed to happen every year when the Texan was ripping up the record book at the hallowed French race. On the eve of the event, Le Monde would publish some explosive new allegatio ... More >>
The latest trend in cocktail mixing? Bartenders are using edible flowers in their drink recipes -- from house-infused spirits to infused syrups to products like St. Germain elderflower liqueur. [NY Times] Meanwhile, bacon-infused spirits and other "carnivorous cocktails" are all the rage. Fo ... More >>
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