Sweet-pickled herring with mustard sauce and fresh dill, mounted on one of those thin brown crackers of which Scandinavia seems to have a surplus.
This evening I attended the third annual Herring Pairing mounted by Russ & Daughters at the Astor Center. There were eight dishes presented at eight di ... More >>
On April 12, St. Vitusthe metal outpost in Greenpointturned one year old, but the birthday celebration went down between April 23 and April 28. Bands, cartoons, go-go girls, celebrities, sacrilege, and a metal magician were in attendance.
"It was chaos," says bartender and co-owner Ju ... More >>
This week in the Voice, out today: Nick Pinto busts bail and explains how jail really works, writing about OWS and incarceration: "As the Occupy Wall Street movement has introduced a new young generation of mostly white, mostly middle-class activists to civil disobedience, arrest, jail, and the inne ... More >>
Flickr/KimtaroLemon aquavit in the making
The Danish food trend has been brewing for some time (see: Pellegrino's Best Restaurant Noma, the forthcoming Tribeca sandwich shop Aaman's), so it's only natural that aquavit is popping up on cocktail menus around the city, and on a micro-level...in ... More >>
Has our insatiable craving for ramps taken its toll? Several botanists say yes, as foraging for the spring greens means going deeper and deeper into the forest to find them.
New Yorker Lillian Sarno celebrated her 102nd birthday recently, returning to the Back Room, a former speak ... More >>
Norwegian disco producer Hans-Peter Lindstrøm is notorious for his extended, drawn-out, cosmic dance tracks. His success lies in never-ending synthed-out grooves that brood without ever hitting a point of explosion--the entire point for his particular brand of space disco. In the past severa ... More >>
A rare outbreak of typhoid fever has been linked to smoothies made with frozen mamey fruit pulp made by Goya.
Molecular chefs in Scandinavia and elsewhere focus on terroir and local ingredients, often gathered by teams of foragers, rather than flavors made in a lab.
[Wall Street Journal ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
A stack of Mail Box News magazines
Publisher: Maid of Scandinavi ... More >>
Been a lousy summer for visa-issue concert cancellations, from Joao Gilberto to Buena Vista Social Club to any dancehall star you'd care to name. Your latest casualties: ska titans the Specials, who've scotched their August 22 SummerStage gig far in advance, at least. The full statement below ... More >>
Beer-happy Copenhagen is getting its own cocktail culture, with several serious cocktail bars cropping up in recent years, and the debut of Copenhagen Cocktail Club, a group of bartenders dedicated to "promoting and developing the art of drink and bar and cocktail culture in Denmark and acros ... More >>
Morten Sohlberg, the chef-owner of Smorgas Chef at Scandinavia House, shares his recipe for the house gravlaks, a Scandinavian specialty of fresh salmon cured in salt, sugar, dill, and spices. The gravlaks is part of the new Dinner & a Movie special at Smorgas that includes, well, a three-cou ... More >>
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Vegetarian Delights with an Emphasis on Greens ($55)
Indian Culinary Center
Not even the staunchest of carnivores can refute the appeal of vegetables prepared using the ... More >>
Michelle Obama will enlist the help of 23 fifth-graders to dig up a patch of the White House lawn in which an organic vegetable garden will be planted. The garden, the first since Eleanor Roosevelt's WWII victory garden, will be visible to passers-by.
Some of the city's A-list restaurat ... More >>