It took Mile End Sandwich almost a month to get smoked meat back on their menu after Hurricane Sandy destroyed the Red Hook commissary. But after raising the sandwich price from $12 to $14, a heated discourse between owner Noah Bernamoff and unhappy patrons hit Twitter and Facebook.
Two spectacularly meaty events are just around the corner.
Governor Island will become Pig Island this Saturday afternoon, when chefs serve pork from Møsefund Farm, Raven & Boar, Fossil Farms, and a number of local hog farms. Participating chefs include King Phojanakong of Kuma Inn, Shaunna Sargen ... More >>
The James Beard Foundation has released a list of semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards in various chef and restaurant categories. The nominees will be narrowed down on March 19, but in the meantime, check out which New York restaurants and bars have made it this far.
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Clambake & Kelso Beer Dinner
Tuesday, August 2 at 7:30 p.m.
The brewery and restaurant are practically neighbors anyway, so it makes sense that they ... More >>
Akhtar Nawab of La Esquina
City Harvest is one of the most beloved nonprofits in NYC. Each day, it collects nearly 77,000 pounds of food from restaurants, markets, and farmers, and uses that to feed more than 300,000 people. Last night it held its big annual fundraiser, "Summer in the City," ... More >>
Her Own Journey/FlickrThe real McCoy?Park Slope restaurant owners aren't the only ones talking smack this week. Over on Atlantic Avenue, Noah Bernamoff has registered his disapproval of B & B Empire Bistro, the new-ish bakery that purports to make authentic Montreal bagels.
Lauren ShockeyPickles, pickles, and more pickles at Mile End
Fork in the Road readers know how to spot 'em. The restaurants where I'm eating, that is. I was indeed eating at Mile End, Noah Bernamoff's tasty deli (and home of the delicious Ruth Wilensky), named after Montreal's Mile End dist ... More >>
Robert SietsemaRuth Wilensky, not Noah Bernamoff.When we interviewed Noah Bernamoff back in February, we found the man to be a font of opinions, be they about schmaltz or the guy down the road claiming to make Montreal bagels. Over at Nona Brooklyn, there's a new interview with the Mile End o ... More >>
MetromixNoah Bernamoff and his wife, Rae Cohen.Yesterday, Noah Bernamoff spoke with us about his plans for Mile End, the phenomenally successful smoked-meat mecca he opened a little more than a year ago in Boerum Hill. Today, he talks with us about his grandmother's recipes, keeping tradition ... More >>
It's Friday, blessed Friday, and time for a look back at the week that was:
Our 10 best and cheapest Pennsylvania Station eats.
Mile End's Noah Bernamoff talked about what's next for the restaurant, keeping Jewish food alive, and schmaltz.
Vermin roaming your apartment? If you can't beat 'em, eat ... More >>
MetromixNoah Bernamoff and his wife, Rae Cohen.A little more than a year after opening Mile End in Boerum Hill, Noah Bernamoff is a busy, busy guy. In addition to the day-to-day duties of filling the mouths of smoked meat fanatics, Bernamoff fills his hours working on new products and recipes ... More >>
Carla RoleySara JenkinsYesterday we spoke with
Sara Jenkins about Porsena, the pasta restaurant she's planning to open down the street from Porchetta next month. Today, in the second part of the interview, the chef discusses how she ended up settling in New York following her European upbrin ... More >>
Robert SietsemaMile End's smoked meat poutine: a g-u-t-b-o-m-b any time of the day or night.As we mentioned yesterday, Mile End begins dinner service tomorrow night. Although dinner menu will at the outset feature the same dishes available on the daytime menu, Rae Cohen, who owns the restaura ... More >>
Keith WagstaffRevelers enjoy the Farm on Adderly's pork, beef, and lamb-blend meatballs.The Manhattan Cocktail Classic is but a week away, but don't think that would stop me from pouring artisanal alcohol down my throat in the meantime. Thank god for Edible Brooklyn's Good Spirits event at th ... More >>
Smoked meat poutine will soon be what's for dinner.Noah Bernamoff had no intention of opening his Montreal-style Jewish deli, Mile End, just for breakfast and lunch. The plan was to be full service, open for dinner. In a as little as three or four weeks, he says, that might be the case.
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