With larger than life Bavarian pretzels, specially brewed beer, and polka music, Oktoberfest has once again descended upon our fair city. But with festivities already underway and running well into October, finding the right party can be harder than squeezing into a pair of lederhosen after a plate ... More >>
Wednesday, May 7, marks the 27th National Homebrew Day, and this past Saturday, homebrewers across the United States gathered in shops and other venues for the Big Brew, which is exactly what it sounds like. At Bitter and Esters (700 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn), homebrew enthusiasts gathered to mak ... More >>
From the med schools in Grenada to the deserts of Iraq, once upon a time conservatives were eager to invade foreign countries. But as you may have noticed, in recent years they've affected a more dovish approach to foreign policy; claiming to be repulsed by the reckless foreign adventurism of the O ... More >>
Fifty thousand people descended on Denver, Colorado for the 2013 Great American Beer Festival, a massive showcase of everything happening in brewing in this country that took place October 10-12. The event also pits beers against each other in competition, and this year, 4,000 beers from big and sma ... More >>
The craft brewer's life is a busy one, especially during October when the all-important Oktoberfest beckons from Germany. The tradition has endured for more than two hundred years, drawing in more than six million people annually, and making it the world's largest beer festival. While imitations hav ... More >>
"No naked?" "No. No naked." I am at the Russian and Turkish baths on east 10th St. with all four members of witchy Canadian synth-pop group Austra (Katie Stelmanis, Maya Postepski, Ryan Wosniak and Dorian Wolf), plus Maya's lovely French girlfriend Mathilde. At least two of them are nursing green ... More >>
No. 59: Antipasto plate from Franny's
No. 60: Bloody Mary at Pine Box Rock Shop
No. 61: Loaded nachos from Pork Slope
No. 62: Chorizo taco from Tacos Mexico
No. 63: Spicy galbi jjim from Cho Dang Gol
No. 64: Burnt end baked beans from Mighty Quinn's
No. 64: Breakfast nachos from Shopsin's
So Gloss Drop, the eagerly awaited new record from defiantly complex, deliciously weird art-rock trio Battles, is due out in June, which is great news, considering the excellent of 2007's Mirrored, which boasted, in "Atlas," probably the most appealing profoundly disturbing rock anti-single o ... More >>
Today, Fork in the Road caught up with David Burke, whose restaurant, David Burke Townhouse reopened last week after an overhaul of the interior, and tweaking of the menu. Burke has eight restaurants around the country, three in New York--Townhouse, Fishtail and David Burke at Bloomingdale' ... More >>
This biopic is the biggest buzzkill that could possibly come of so much raw material.
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Would you wear lederhosen? Would you wear lederhosen for $3 beer?
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