St. Paddy's Day weekend is upon us, which means you have an excuse, if you want, to don green and drink Guinness until you're kicked out of a bar. Not your bag? Check out this list of things to do instead.
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In The Spirit: Kings County Distillery from Eve Turow on Vimeo. Behind the Navy Yard gates sits Kings County Distillery, the first Brooklyn whiskey distillery to open after Prohibition.
A few weeks ago, we put up a list of the top 10 breweries in NYC(-ish). But beers are not the only alcohol brewing in New York. The distilling world is also on the rise after a shift in New York distilling laws in 2002 when the passage of a law allowing farm distillery licenses helped begin to resto ... More >>
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.
"Anyone can homebrew in any size apartment with a stockpot, a bucket and a jug. I promise you it's true," writes Emma Christensen, author of True Brews. "Sugary liquid yeast (and the occasional friendly bacteria) time = delicious fermented beverage." Take the process one (considerably more techn ... More >>
Kings County DistillerySome of the fine moonshine available for purchase in liquor stores New York City's underground moonshiners might be making jugs of hooch on the down-low, but if you don't have a bootlegger supplying you on the sly, fear not. Liquor store shelves are beginning to be sto ... More >>
Not to bust them, but to drink with them
Lauren ShockeyA homemade still, for some homegrown moonshineIn this week's Voice, I wrote about the underground moonshine scene that's quietly been emerging in New York City over the past several months. During that time, I met with professional moonshiners (like those at Kings County Distil ... More >>
Readymade.comNordic food will be trendy in 2011. But brunch won't. Predictions for the upcoming year in food are always a mixed bag. Some are aversions to this year's trends (pie to cupcakes, lamb belly to pork belly) while others are just random (sweet potatoes as trendy? Um, ok. And e ... More >>
It ain't from Kentucky , but it's good stuff Over the weekend, Kings County Distillery (New York's first whiskey distillery since Prohibition) opened its doors and welcomed visitors in for a tour and a taste of its just-released bourbon.
Mary & MattMary & Matt's Neapolitan bar: tasty, pretty.Not only does a lot of the food being made by earnest young people in Brooklyn and Queens taste good, it looks real pretty, too. This weekend, an array of winsomely designed products will get their time in the design spotlight courtesy of ... More >>