The Real Housewives chain gets a really hard yank with this hilarious spoof by the kids of Unitard (David Ilku, Mike Albo, Nora Burns), just in time for Octoberfest. Unlike the Bravo women, the Dusseldorf ladies are tough, rough, ice cold, and a little bit hairy. They stand with their hands behind ... More >>
Oktoberfest is coming to an end and New York is celebrating with a 25-foot long shot-ski at Penn Plaza's OktoberfestNYC event today.
By now you've heard about the Romney 47% video and the lousy poll numbers he's been getting. Were you aware that it's all the fault of the liberal media? Yeah, we know, you've been hearing conservatives talking about liberal media bias forever. It's their version of the Bowery Boys' Routine 11. But ... More >>
We may be thousands of miles away from Munich, but that won't stop us from celebrating Oktoberfest. The 16-day Oktoberfest festival will be held from September 22 to October 7. Located at 1 Penn Plaza, OktoberfestNYC will feature almost 10,000 square feet of total festival space, including tented be ... More >>
[See More Edible News: Vote in the Voice's Best of NYC Poll! | Get Drunk On Sugar At Schmackary's Cookie Happy Hour] Everything is better with a little booze. Red Robin is prepping for Oktoberfest early with a beer-spiked milkshake. It's a creamy soft serve vanilla ice cream shake with Samuel Adams ... More >>
[See More Edible News: Red Robin Launches Sam Adams Oktoberfest Beer-Milkshake | Vote in the Voice's Best of NYC Poll!] Are the food trucks better in Boston or in New York? There's a food truck "throwdown" taking place in Boston's Dewey Square on October 13 that will find out. The day-long contest ... More >>
Soon after we posted our list of the city's 5 best beer halls, we got word from Bowery Boogie that Paulaner Brewery, the Bavarian brew giant, is planning to open a massive flagship beer hall on the Bowery.
Both spring and soccer season are in full swing, which means that it's time to head to the city's German beer halls for some communal revelry, large-screen sports watching, liter steins of beer, and hearty snacks. Below you'll find our favorite German beer halls in the city.
Eric Asimov finds himself rather underwhelmed by New Zealand Pinot Noirs. [NY Times] Fast-food chains like Starbucks and Burger King have started serving booze, but others say it's not worth the hassle. [NY Times] A roundup of spots to celebrate Oktoberfest includes Zum Schneider in the Eas ... More >>
Photo courtesy Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang BanEduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban, bringing a little piece of Austria to New YorkYesterday we spoke with Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban, the talented chefs behind Seasonal and Edi & the Wolf, about their favorite Oktoberfest beers and eats. ... More >>
Rebecca Marx So it's once again Friday afternoon, and thus time to look back at the week that was: Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban talk about the state of Germanic food in NYC and favorite Oktoberfest beers. My 10 Best Fat Pants Fridays. A few thoughts on Sam Sifton's replacement at Th ... More >>
Photo courtesy Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban Time to drink some beer, ja!We've got beer on the brain, and not just because Brooklyn Pour is coming up. No, we're getting excited for Oktoberfest, which begins this coming Saturday and which will last through early October. In the sausage-a ... More >>
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Herr Doug DarwinOK, so maybe we're feeling a little beery these days, what with Craft Beer Week on its way. That, and a new beer garden opening, like, every other week. We caught up with Doug Darwin, from Loreley, the new-wave German beer hall that started it all. Darwin has been with Loreley ... More >>
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! An Evening in Rioja The Tangled Vine Wine Bar & Kitchen Monday, May 16 at 7: 30 p.m. The wine bar dedicated to organic, biodynamic, and sustainable Old World wines, ... More >>
kunstgymszbadde.comWatercolor of Hofbräuhaus around 1919 by fledgling Munich art student Adolf Hitler. He would soon be using the beer hall to stage Nazi rallies. When I was an elementary school student in Minneapolis, German was a required subject. It was a German part of the country, t ... More >>
The Hofbrau Bierhaus pretzel is almost a foot in width. Sure, pretzels come in a variety of sizes and styles - there are hard pretzels in a bag, small enough that you can probably eat the entire bag, and rock-salt-snowed street pretzels big enough that one's almost a satisfying meal, especi ... More >>
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Two attendees at Spuyten Duyvil's Oktoberfest might have been posing for an August Sander photo in the 1920s. Note the lederhosen. OKTOBERFEST AT SPUYTEN DUYVIL Too many of today's grandiose food events are a pain in the ass to attend, and expensive, too. I'm thinking of shindigs where the ... More >>
apol3/FlickrDrink it, live it.Between pickles, New Amsterdam, and the Grub/Hester Street festival, there are already plenty of ways to stuff your face this weekend. And now, in honor of Oktoberfest, here are two more.
In Astoria, you can do both
On Friday, there's only three places we'd want to be. In Manhattan, The Fader is throwing an afterparty for those of us who won't be attending the Gorillaz takeover at Madison Square Garden. Spin, the Flatiron ping-pong hall/bar/dancerie, will host tonight's revelry, which is less corny than ... More >>
Have seen you seen this man?In the week we wondered if it was still possible to sell out in 2010 (short answer: no), we also found ourselves introduced to the horrific new term "rape gaze," about which the less that's now said, the better. Cleanse your palate with the six best things you can ... More >>
Jeremy CowanJeremy Cowan started Shmaltz Brewing Company back in 1996 out of his San Francisco apartment. Now, the beer is brewed in upstate New York and includes the line of HE'BREW craft kosher beers and Coney Island Craft Lagers. Cowan is busy this week as NYC Craft Beer Week is in full sw ... More >>
Not an actual Shake Shack employee.Beginning this Friday, Oct. 1 and running through Sunday, Oct. 10, Shake Shack will observe Oktoberfest with Shacktoberfest, an extravaganza of sausage, beer, and bad puns. The menu follows after the jump, just as even longer lines will undoubtedly follow on ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Aces & Eights, which was closed by the DOH a week ago, will reopen with a different name and image. The bar is running a competition for new name suggestions. [EV Grieve] Rapha Cycle Club's po ... More >>
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