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  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    The Ten Most Bangable Members of the New York Philharmonic

    These men and women have reached the pinnacle of success in classical musicianship. Decades of drive, discipline and determination have honed their immense talent, permitting their ascent to breathtaking heights of excellence in music: The New York Philharmonic. So who is the most bangable? See a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    Golden Oreos: A Review and an Admonition

    How are you supposed to eat these things? White filling first? No manufacturer with a time-honored brand is content to maintain that trademark in its original state anymore. It must be endlessly transformed, repurposed, and diddled with -- no matter that new iterations may eat away at the reputati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Parks Go Corporate With Planters Grove. Could Doritos Playground Be Next?

    New York City has to take what it can get when it comes to green spaces, and the most recent addition to the city is no exception. Planters Grove, a park at the Lillian Wald Houses on Avenue D that opened yesterday, is no exception. This green space, however, is a bit different than, say, Central ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    American Fast-Food Chains Invade Russia; Eating Healthy Is (Gasp!) Expensive

    ​The lowly pickle, now an American staple, was once reviled as a vinegary, garlicky Jewish immigrant import. [NY Times] American fast-food chains have invaded Russia, where they can charge quite a bit more for food than in the U.S. [Business Insider] The team behind 1Oak in Chelsea will take ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Steve Albini Has a Food Blog

    Steve Albini, not cooking food.​Steve Albini is one of the music world's most renowned and prolific recording engineers: he's made his mark on an estimated 1,500-2,000 albums from the likes of Nirvana, the Pixies, Fugazi, PJ Harvey, Will Oldham, Low, Joanna Newsom, and Jarvis Cocker. He's also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Marcus Samuelsson Scores Yet Another Product Endorsement

    ​Over the past year or so, Marcus Samuelsson has lent his fine name to many things: stainless steel cookware, a fragrance, Kraft Foods, American Airlines, kitchen linens, MasterCard, gas ranges, Buick, a cruise line, television, and, oh right, the Red Rooster. And to this list, we can now add ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Fiji Water to Pull Out of Fiji; Bees in Red Hook Caught Red-Bodied

    ​Fiji Water is shutting down its operations on the island due to a tax hike imposed by Fiji's government. The company is owned by billionaire investors Lynda Resnick and Stewart Resnick, who also own POM Wonderful. [Wall Street Journal] Burger King's monthlong "King of the Road" bus tour has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Can the Néo-Bistrot Save French Food?; U.S. Chefs Shun GM Salmon

    ​The "néo-bistrot," a new kind of restaurant that serves good, simple French fare at reasonable prices, could save French gastronomy in an era when upscale restaurants in the country are lagging. [Wall Street Journal] Amid an immigration debate, a popular Chinese restaurant in Berlin is pus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    A Look at the Latest Beer Gardens; Oil Spill Threatens Seafood Industry

    ​The Tribeca Grand's Church Lounge attracts an A-list crowd of bar, restaurant, and club owners; doormen; DJs; and promoters every Sunday for brunch. [NY Post] As Astoria's Bohemian Hall celebrates its 100th anniversary, a look at the city's newest beer gardens, including Mission Dolores in P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Dongbei Cuisine Gets Respect in Queens; What Foods Are Good at Turning You On?

    ​Susur Lee, of Shang, once was stopped at immigration when flying in from Toronto to compete against Bobby Flay on Iron Chef America. His special corn starch and herbs were riffled through until ruined, and his stock was confiscated. With it, he believes, he could have won. [NY Times] Kraft F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2010

    Martha Stewart Lunches with Old Prison Pal; Madonna Invests in Coconut Water

    ​McDonald's is celebrating 20 years in Russia with a buy-one-get-one-free deal on hamburgers. The chain only this year started outsourcing all ingredients. When it first entered the Russian market, all 300-odd ingredients had to be made in-house. [NY Times] Food companies could be charged mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Fast-food Chains Target Dieters in January; The Price of Tea (in China, Everywhere) to Rise with Shortage

    ​Just weeks after McDonald's unexpectedly lost its no. 2 executive, Domino's Pizza's CEO, David A. Brandon, has announced he is stepping down from his position in March. J. Patrick Doyle is expected to be named as his successor. [Wall Street Journal] A global tea shortage may worsen this year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Kraft Makes Hostile Bid for Cadbury; DNA Barcode Finds Bait & Switch in Fish Restaurants

    ​Restaurateur Nello Balan is being accused of stealing staffers' tips, more than $100,000's worth a year. Ex-employees claim their tips went to Balan's daughter, his driver, and managers. Balan responded saying it was "totally false." [NY Post] Kraft Foods has started making its hostile bid t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    'Smart Choices' Not So Smart; Bruni Trashes Ninja

    ​President Obama told Men's Health magazine that taxing soda and other sugary drinks is an idea worth exploring. "Every study that's been done about obesity shows... a correlation between increased soda consumption and obesity," he said. [NY Daily News] The proposed Kraft Foods takeover of Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Cadbury Holds Out for Better Offer; Beware the 'Halal Mafia'

    ​Anthony Bourdain took his culinary adventure show No Reservations on a tour of Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx on Monday night's episode with his friend Fat Dave, lead singer of the New York Dolls David Johansen, Chris Cheung of Monkey Bar, and Momofuko's David Chang. [NY Daily ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    James Beard Loves New York; All-Natural Chicken Not Always So

    James Beard Foundation Awards winners included Jean Georges for outstanding restaurant, Drew Nieporent for outstanding restaurateur, Dan Barber for outstanding chef, Momofuku Ko for best new restaurant, Daniel for best service, and Totonno's pizzeria was named one of America's Classics. [NY Times] ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    People Will Always Need to Eat

    People will always need food, a fact that will help farmers weather the economic downturn better than many others.[AP]British police found 15 suspected illegal immigrants covered in cocoa powder in the back of a truck en route to the Mars chocolate factory.[CNN]New secretary of agriculture Tom Vilsa ... More >>

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