Are you headed to 4Knots this weekend? You should be. The festival, now in its third year, gets underway tomorrow at the South Street Seaport; this year's lineup includes Kurt Vile and the Violators, White Lung, and Marnie Stern. On the reasonable chance that you'll want to eat or drink something ne ... More >>
Ah, Friday! The weekend's so close you can taste it! Does it taste like the ocean? Because this weekend is full of tasty sea-centric events, and we've rounded up our favorites just for you.
A concept swap from the Torrisi team, a XXXL burger, and a short-lived market season all make today's round-up of neigbhorhood news.
On Thursday, March 14, the New York City Council will hold a public hearing to discuss future plans for South Street Seaport, the city's oldest communal meeting place. Organizers of the New Amsterdam Market -- an outdoor marketplace held in the area -- are seeking to "preserve and rehabilitate" the ... More >>
There's no doubt: New York is a buyer's market. At least where food is concerned. Stroll through the souk-like stalls of our city's great markets as you scarf down spicy, chicken pigs-in-blankets from Brooklyn Piggies and a chaser of Grady's Cold Brew, and revel in these first breezes of fall as yo ... More >>
Forget to pack a lunch? You can stop by Pier 16 today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for snacks from some of New Amsterdam Market's favorite vendors, including frozen treats from La Newyorkina, locavore tacos from Lonestar Taco, rolls from Luke's Lobster, and sandwiches from Porchetta, to name a few.
A sweet alternative to brunch
Tuesday, August 21 Taco Tuesday. Tequileria Maya has taco special where guests can feast on $2 tacos. The offerings: al pastor pork taco with caramelized pineapple and the smoked brisket taco with avocado, creamy chile slaw, and pickled onion. Wednesday, August 22 Tequila Tasting at Maya. Starting ... More >>
Monday, August 13 Baked Explorations: Classic American Desserts Reinvented With Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito. The proprietors of Baked in Red Hook will be showcasing their recipes at the New York Public Library from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The event is free. Sunday, August 19 Third Annual Ice ... More >>
Oysters may be getting all the press today but clams have been a New York staple since the 19th century, and the clam has made a comeback everywhere from Brooklyn to Bridgehampton. There will be a clam talk tomorrow, August 1, at the South Street Seaport Museum . The museum will be teaming up wit ... More >>
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Welcome to this year's launch of 100 Dishes to Eat Now, the tasty countdown leading up to our "Best of 2012" issue. Tune in each day (weekends too!) for a new dish from the Fork in the Road team.
[See More Good Stuff: Trying To Beat the Heat? Check Out Korean Naeng Myun | Photos: The New Amsterdam Market's Dairy Fair | Beigel's Knows What Your Nose Likes] At a family reunion in the Catskills this weekend, my fabulous relatives picked this tasty lamb clean, but left the head and neck intact. ... More >>
People's Pops launched in 2008 when Nathalie Jordi, David Carrell and Joel Horowitz set up a booth at the New Amsterdam Market, where they decided to sell ice pops made with local fruits. Over the years they experimented a lot, developed a fan base, opened shops in the East Village and Chelsea Marke ... More >>
1. Big Gay Ice Cream On Sunday, the people over at the Big Gay Ice Cream shop will be throwing a party for the people from San Francisco's Humphry Slocombe ice cream shop. The Slocombes will be there to sign book copies and Big Gay Ice Cream will be giving out "special breakfast" treats. Event times ... More >>
Remember when the perfect Valentine's Day date was taking your sweetheart to the soda fountain for a nice coke float? Neither do we. But you can re-create the experience at the pop-up soda fountain at New Amsterdam Market this weekend.
Publicenergy / FlickrMooIt's time to wield the cleavers! Furthering the trend of butchers-as-superstars, the New Amsterdam Market is holding a symposium on all things meat- and butchery-related. The first of the five sessions, a demo by Adam Tiberio on breaking down a beef hindquarter, will ... More >>
Here's about $4 worth of the mushroom called "Snow Shrimp" on the blackboard, but whose real name is "Aborted Entolomas," according to a commenter. Last week Fork in the Road covered the wild mushrooms being newly offered at the New Amsterdam Market. What an array it was, including many that had n ... More >>
Bear's head mushrooms look more like polar bears than brown or black bears. With all the rain and general dampness, It's been the best year in memory for hunting wild mushrooms upstate and in the fungus-friendly areas of New England. Not only are the varieties more profuse, but the specime ... More >>
Many local farms, it has been reported, suffered extensive and sometimes catastrophic damages when Hurricane Irene swept up the East Coast the weekend before last. In the wake of the storm, some organizations began raising funds to aid the affected farmers. And now, there's another way to hel ... More >>
Rebecca MarxThis Sunday, New Amsterdam Market will host its second-annual Ice Cream Sunday. Like last year, it will be a veritable lactose orgy, with the likes of the Bent Spoon, La Newyorkina, and Victory Garden plying the crowds with miniature scoops of their delectable dairy. Unlike last ... More >>
Last month, the New Amsterdam Market returned for one day only to tease us with the promise of organic produce and pneumatic baked goods. Beginning Sunday, the market will make good on that promise with the official kick-off of its summer season. Expect the usual suspects, such as Liddabit Sw ... More >>
Eat, drink, and don't trample the daisies.The New Amsterdam Market's new season doesn't begin until June 4, but this Sunday, it will give us a taste of things to come when it returns with Floralia, a special one-day market.
Rebecca MarxBivalves abounded at last year's New Amsterdam Market.Another day, and yet another seasonal market to look forward to.
Beginning tomorrow at 11 a.m., New Amsterdam Market will hold its three-day Valentine's Day Market and Apothecary. The market, which runs until 6 p.m. daily, will offer the amorous and merely hungry vittles from vendors including Liddabit Sweets, Shandaken Bake, and the Bent Spoon. The latter ... 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 >>
one2c900d/FlickrCaffeine geeks will get their very own version of a methadone clinic at this Sunday's New Amsterdam Market, where this week's theme is Coffee, Cocoa, and Citrus.
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! The New York Times Fall TimesTalks The TimesCenter Thursday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m. This season's edition of TimesTalks will feature an all-star cast of chefs, inc ... More >>
A couple of weeks ago, we got our first taste of Shandaken Bake, a Catskills-area baking company that recently began selling its wares at the New Amsterdam Market. Having already written about the abundant virtues of its maple-parsnip bread, we're today turning our attention to those of its ... More >>
Pictured above is the Mast Brothers table at yesterday's New Amsterdam Market. While the actual Mast brothers couldn't be there in person, the fine chocolatiers elected to instead send a set of equally bearded, almost identical stand-ins. Whether or not they're actually brothers, we have no ... More >>
For $39, you too can be Mario Batali, Eataly.
bernat/FlickrWhile the idea of local fruits and vegetables is now firmly entrenched in the collective conscience, the concept of local grains is still relatively novel -- it's easy enough to picture an upstate apple orchard, but less so to imagine a wheat field that isn't in Iowa or Kansas.
Best eats at the New Amsterdam Market this weekend: Sunday gravy boat ($6) from Table Tales Cafe, featuring braised pork and beef, sausage, and meatballs lodged in a hollowed-out bread. Gone is the extravagant New Amsterdam Market of last autumn, featuring dozens upon dozens of vendors and t ... More >>
Dan HaskellSunday marks the end of the Hester Street Fair -- at least until next April -- and to mark the occasion, its organizers will be taking part in the Seward Park Halloween carnival, which kicks off at 2 p.m. with a parade. Admission to the carnival is $9, but the fair is free -- and w ... More >>
Trust us, this looks way more appetizing than an actual eel.Back in May, the New Amsterdam Market commandeered the Marble Cemetery for a fundraiser showcasing a variety of wild botanicals from Vermont. On Sunday, the Vermont food gatherers will return to the market, and they'll have plenty of ... More >>
Welcome to The Best Thing I Ate Yesterday, where we endeavor to remember the very best thing we stuffed down our gullets over the past 24 hours. Why? Because the only thing better than enjoying a meal is wallowing in the memory of one savored in the recent past. Today's fond reminiscences ... Rebe ... More >>
Essex Street MarketThe market circa 1940, the year it opened.Yesterday at the New Amsterdam Market, Saxelby Cheesemonger's Benoit Breal told us that beginning in early November, the shop will be open on Sundays. And Saxelby isn't the only one catering to shoppers' weekend appetites: per the L ... More >>
alternativechannel.tvNew Amsterdam Market now weekly.Lower Manhattan locavores, rejoice. Starting this Sunday, September 12, through December 19, New Amsterdam Market is going weekly.
Robert SietsemaThe Bent Spoon's pumpkin ice cream.This weekend's New Amsterdam Market will feature a dairy onslaught, courtesy of its very first Ice Cream Fair on Sunday. The $20 ticket will get you six mini ice cream cones with the flavors of your choosing from the Bent Spoon, Van Leeuwen, M ... More >>
FlickrThe scoop on scoops True ice cream freaks know there's no such thing as too much: They love to pore over that glassed-in case. They are cursed by ice cream scoopers everywhere, who loathe their tendency to ask for "just one more taste" before settling. Their moment in the sun will arri ... More >>
The Bent Spoon sells its superlative scoops at the New Amsterdam Market. Where did it land on our list? Street fairs may suck, and the Greenpoint Food Market may have closed in the face of threats from the killjoys at the health department, but the summer months are rife with plenty of other ... More >>
William Coupon/New Amsterdam MarketNew Amsterdam, new vendors.When the New Amsterdam Market returns to the South Street Seaport next Sunday, it will have a few more local vendors on its roster.
The Red Hook Lobster Pound's lobster roll sure is pretty, but will it make our 10 best?The Greenpoint Food Market may have closed in the face of threats from the killjoys at the Health Department, but the summer months are rife with plenty of other markets where vendors hawk painstakingly sou ... More >>
artichokeheart.wordpress.comMarket bounty: soon to be delivered on a weekly basis.When we ran into Robert LaValva a couple of weeks ago at the City of Merchants fundraiser, the New Amsterdam Market founder shared the exciting news that the monthly market would be going weekly. And now it's of ... More >>
Bivalves abounded at last year's New Amsterdam Market.It's back! Following its City of Merchants fundraiser last Saturday, the New Amsterdam Market has just announced it will be returning to the South Street Seaport on Sunday, June 27. There will be subsequent monthly markets on July 24 and A ... More >>
The New York Marble CemeteryFar from the madding crowd ...The New York Marble Cemetery is one of the city's more inaccessible wonders, an East Village oasis that's closed to the public for all but a few weekends a year. This Saturday, the 22nd, the gates will be open for the City of Merchants ... More >>
Cameron Nordholm/flickrThe New Amsterdam Market is back this Sunday, just in time for the pre-Thanksgiving frenzy.
The prodigal pumpkin ice cream with chocolate nibs blew people away at last Sunday's New Amsterdam Market--and promptly ran out. You thought our coverage of the New Amsterdam Market was over? Not by a long shot. The monthly event was so compelling, that at least three Fork in the Road scrib ... More >>
The New Amsterdam Market made an appearance yesterday, transforming South Street into a bustle of shoppers, bags filled with chocolate and kimchi, gourds and cheese, organic meat and New York State wine. The market is now monthly, and the next one will be held on November 22. The big event of the da ... More >>
The New Amsterdam Market will make its now monthly appearance at the South Street Seaport this Sunday, the 25th. In addition to its usual vendors, who will sell everything from pickles to poultry, the market is holding a 3 p.m. pig butchering demonstration with Tom Mylan and Joshua Applestone and a ... More >>