Monday, January 21
Inaugural Luncheon at 606 R&D
Not one of the 250 guests dining at the inaugural luncheon? Have no fear. You can dine on the exact same menu at 606 R&D in Prospect Heights. The $75 prix fixe menu features lobster, grilled bison, and apple pie. Email the restaurant to make a reserva ... More >>
Drinking and writing: the most classic of cocktails.
April marks National Poetry Month and several of the city's cocktail bars and restaurants are celebrating with literarily-themed libations. The Academy of American Poets has enlisted bartenders from Back Forty, Savoy, PDT, Freemans, and Ma ... More >>
zoonabar/flickrA haggis herd.
When Highlands opens this weekend, the Scottish gastropub's menu will go where scant few others have dared: to the haggis, the most revered and reviled of Scotland's traditional foods. That the mention of the dish, which is made by boiling a sheep's organs in its ... More >>
Like Robert Burns said, it's a gift to see ourselves as others see us. What Los Angeles Times travel writer Mark Milian sees on a recent visit is Soho and Williamsburg and some punks who won't give him good information. Milian, who comes from Jersey and whose usual beat is technology, starts by comp ... More >>
The expo on the second floor of the Astor Center seems to shimmer in the cold night air (click to enlarge).
Online it was a billed almost like a class, but it felt more like a trade show once I'd arrived at the Bacon and Bourbon Expo early Thursday evening. On the main floor, whiskey exhibito ... More >>
The Grocery Manufacturers Association is urging the Obama administration to increase spending for food safety measures and cut subsidies to corn-based ethanol.[Reuters]Speaking of food safety measures, importing sheep's lungs is banned in the U.S., making it difficult for Scots in the States to make ... More >>