Julie Powell

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2011

    Lawrence Dai Watched Julie & Julia Every Day for a Year and Lived to Tell the Tale!

    By now, most of America has seen Julie & Julia, the Nora Ephron film about blogger-turned-memoirist Julie Powell and culinary legend Julia Child. Lawrence Dai, however, has seen Julie & Julia a staggering 365 times and blogged about it at The Lawrence/Julie & Julia Project. Yes, he watched the rom-c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Fleisher's Gets the Hollywood Treatment

    kingstonnycalendar.orgJessica and Joshua Applestone at the New Amsterdam Market​Fleisher's, the upstate butcher beloved by sustainable-meat freaks, New Amsterdam Market loyalists, and Julie Powell, will soon be spreading its gospel to an even larger paying audience: according to the shop's la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: A Dinner Fix; a Cleaving Reading

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! DinnerFix CultureFix Tuesday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m. The gallery-slash-resto bar's monthly dinner party series continues with this five-course meal, featuring the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Our 10 Best Food-Centric Day Trips

    Photo courtesy The Old FieldOld Field Vineyard is worth visiting for the grounds alone​ In honor of the upcoming Labor Day weekend, we devote our top 10 list this week to food-centric day trips. Our list contains a lot of good eating, most accessible by train or bus, all within range for low- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Picky Eaters Get Some Attention; New Yorkers with Small Kitchens

    ​Picky eaters, who have long stumped medical experts because their behaviors don't fit the traditional eating disorder profile, can now report on their unusual eating habits with the first national public registry of picky eating. [Wall Street Journal] A new study reveals that children are se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: Food World Celebrities Talk Shop; Fox Holds Auditions for New Gordon Ramsay Show

    Our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Word of Mouth: Online Media and The Future of Food Writing Housing Works Used Bookstore Cafe January 7 Housing Works is known for its intimate concerts and eclectic selection of use ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Fleisher's Begins Manhattan and Brooklyn Delivery

    ​Fleisher's may of late be most widely recognized as the scene of some of Julie Powell's many crimes in Cleaving, but it's more deservedly known for its excellent selection of humanely raised, pastured meats. And now, the Kingston, N.Y. butcher shop is making that meat more accessible to us ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon, and time to look back fondly on the best posts the week had to offer: We ranked Our 10 Best Beers. Ratha Chau shared his thoughts on the new Norry at Kampuchea, the Asian sandwich craze, and one Michael 'Bao' Huynh.

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Totonno's to Reopen in a Fortnight; Food Bars for Dogs

    ​Totonno's Pizzeria in Coney Island is finally expected to reopen after a fire forced it to close earlier this year. It was announced at a Community Board 13 meeting that the oven will be fired up in the next two weeks. [NY Post] A new security law requiring crates of goods to be checked for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Review: Julie Powell's Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat and Obsession

    ​When the film version of Julie & Julia hit screens in August, Little, Brown, the publishers of Julie Powell's second book, Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat and Obsession, announced that its release would be pushed back to December. According to Little Brown, the delay had nothing to do wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Tom Mylan, Josh Applestone, and the Greene Grape to Provide More Porktastic Events This Month

    ​October is shaping up to be the most porcine of months. On October 25, Tom Mylan, whose Meat Hook is scheduled to open the first week of November, will break down half a pig with his comrade in carrion, Joshua Applestone, at the New Amsterdam Market. Applestone is the proprietor of Fleisher's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    Jonathan Safran Foer Considers the Merits of 'Eating Animals'

    lrargerich/flickr​To the list of descriptors commonly attached to Jonathan Safran Foer's name -- novelist, wunderkind, "corrupt and debased" -- we can now add conflicted omnivore. That's the driving theme of his new book, Eating Animals, a copy of which just arrived at FiTR HQ. Foer's book, ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    A Non-Cookbook Fall Food Book Preview

    striatic/flickr​Eat Me Daily has unfurled its comprehensive Fall 2009 non-cookbook preview. Books editor Helen Rosner has chosen 13 titles she considers worth a read; while cookbooks, as EMD points out, do constitute most of the autumn deluge, memoirs, single-subject paeans, and classics like ... More >>

  • Film

    August 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Gordon Ramsay's New Kitchen Nightmare; Big Meals Cooked in Small Places

    ​Julie Powell, who wrote the book Julie & Julia, on which the movie is based, isn't the only New Yorker with a tiny kitchen. Other home cooks-cum-food writers/bloggers cook big meals in tiny spaces everyday. [NY Daily News] Iron Chef contestant Aaron Sanchez --also the chef at Centrico and Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Following Publishers Weekly Dust-Up, Judith Jones Elaborates on What She Said About Julie Powell

    Sony PicturesOn Monday, Publishers Weekly cooked up a stir with an article in which Julia Child's famed editor, Judith Jones, recounted what Child said of Julie & Julia's Julie Powell: "I don't think she's a serious cook." Slashfood tracked down Jones at her Vermont home to follow up on the comm ... More >>