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 >>
kingstonnycalendar.orgJessica and Joshua Applestone at the New Amsterdam MarketFleisher'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 >>
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The gallery-slash-resto bar's monthly dinner party series continues with this five-course meal, featuring the ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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Housing Works Used Bookstore Cafe
Housing Works is known for its intimate concerts and eclectic selection of use ... More >>
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 >>
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.
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.
A new security law requiring crates of goods to be checked for ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
lrargerich/flickrTo 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 >>
striatic/flickrEat 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>