• Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    Holland Herring Festival to Take Over Grand Central Oyster Bar

    WikipediaEat up while you can​June might signal the start of summer, but for the epicurean set, it's also the beginning of the short Hollandse Nieuwe (New Catch) season, celebrating the nieuwe maatjes, a/k/a delicious cured herring. Fork in the Road is a big fan of the little swimmer, having ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    Holland Herring Will Arrive at Grand Central Oyster Bar on June 9

    Clupea harengus​June is the most sacred month of the year for lovers of Clupea harengus, which are more widely known as the Atlantic herring. That's because June marks the arrival of the nieuwe maatjes, or new-catch herring, from Holland, and new-catch herring are to regular herring what a Bir ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    June 13, 2006

    Fair Maidens

    Notes from an Underground Herring Festival