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[See More Interviews: North Fork Table & Inn's Gerry Hayden | Travis Post of Yunnan Kitchen] Yesterday, Peter Endriss told us about opening a permanent bakery in Gowanus, baking at Per Se, and working 35 hours a weekend. We follow up today with part two of our chat with the gifted baker. He shares ... More >>
Reverend Andrew O'Connor of Holy Family Church in Castle Hill is one of the city's coolest priests. Not only does he drive a Vespa and have his own clothing line, he's now teaming up with the new Bronx Brewery to grow hops for their beer, reports the New York Daily News.
New York continues its onward march toward looking just like the rest of America. From the New York Times: "The proliferation of chain stores, banks and pharmacies in the past decade or so has robbed many neighborhoods of the quirky one-of-a-kind shops that give those places their distinct ... More >>
Smell that? It's the scent of Mamajuana wafting through Manhattan's streets. No, not that herbal aroma, that's something else entirely. Chef Ricardo Cardona (Sofrito) is taking his Dominican-Spanish cuisine and branching out from his original Inwood location. His second spot, on Amsterdam at 88t ... More >>
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is in trouble, to the tune of $20,000, for accepting free travel and other accommodations for his wife, Jamie, on recent trips to Turkey and the Netherlands. The city's Conflicts of Interests board ruled that Markowitz is allowed to accept free trave ... More >>
Andrew Carmellini lets you visit Mt. Rabbit Pot Pie
For the last two weeks, Fork in the Road has chased down some of the city's best ice creams, gelatos, icies, paletas, sorbets and sherbets, iced pops, frozen yogurts, soft serves, and frozen pudding pops. We've examined new technologies and new flavors; we've praised and made fun of. Follow ... More >>
WikipediaEat up while you canJune might signal the start of summer, but for the epicurean set, it's also the beginning of the short Hollandse Nieuwe (New Catch) season, celebrating the nieuwe maatjes, a/k/a delicious cured herring. Fork in the Road is a big fan of the little swimmer, having ... More >>
Crain'sFlying into New York next week.Just when you thought artisanal grilled cheese trucks were going to supplant Korean taco trucks as the gourmet mobile food vendor of the moment, into the picture flies The Flying Dutchmen, specializing in fancypants French fries.
Did you know that it's National High-Five Day today? Have you high-fived your children/coworkers/friends/enemies/bosses/strangers? Have you recounted your favorite high-five moments, like the time you high-fived that dog on the street, and it was either totally bad-ass or the dog bit you on t ... More >>
flickr/Allerina & Glen MacLartyShuck 'em!Get ready for some shucking and slurping: It's going to be an oysterpalooza on Saturday, April 9 at New Amsterdam Market!
Russia has been chosen to host the 2018 World Cup, via a secret ballot vote by Fifa's executive committee today. Condolences to England, Spain and Portugal, and Belgium and the Netherlands, (the latter two in joint bids), who were all finalists.
F2K10 is a countdown of the 20 worst songs of 2010. Track our progress here. Far be it from me to make life harder for the least embarrassing living Beatle... but, wow, someone just double-parked his Yellow Submarine in Creepytown.
The most and least corrupt nations have been "diagnosed" by Transparency International in their 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index, which measures the "perceived levels of public sector corruption" in 178 countries around the world. Corruption levels go from "very clean" to "highly corrupt" an ... More >>
Low Country dining aims a little higher
Judson BakerHere's to ending the longest drought between Hold Steady albums, ever. In the two years since the Brooklyn band released the hardcore revival moment Stay Positive, the former five piece toured endlessly and, at the tail end of last month, bade farewell to keyboardist and chief mou ... More >>
In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage to the New World, the city's been doing all sorts of Dutch-themed things this week, including building New Amsterdam Village, a replica of a Dutch village, in Bowling Green Park. Among all of the windmills and stroopwafels, ther ... More >>
Wired has the inside scoop on some popular food chains' secret menus: In-N-Out Burger's The Flying Dutchman (two beef patties, two cheese slices, no bun), Jamba Juice's extras of white gummi bears and strawberry shortcake, and Starbucks' Black Eye (a Red Eye with an extra shot of espresso). [Wired] ... More >>
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