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    November 28, 2014

    Beer of the Week: A Jurassic Drink for Spielberg

    Earlier this week, cinephiles were all aflutter about the surprise teaser trailer for the newest installment in the Jurassic Park franchise. But the preview for the future summer blockbuster of 2015 revealed a very predictable premise promising to rehash the same tired formula: two kids in a seeming ... More >>

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    November 21, 2014

    This Weekend's Five Best Food Events

    Before you break out the suitcases and hightail it to your drunk uncle's for Thanksgiving, take it easy this weekend and enjoy these five food events.

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Why You Should Attend NYC Craft Beer Festival This Halloween

    A very hoppy Halloween is headed our way as the NYC Craft Beer Festival returns to the Lexington Armory in Midtown, beginning on the night of Friday, October 31. A $55 ticket gains you access to all the hops, malt, and yeast you can handle for 2.5 hours. And to celebrate the holiday in appropriate f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    This Weekend's Five Best Food Events

    With a slight chill in the air, fall is fast approaching. So break out a scarf and check out a few of this weekend's best food events.

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Here's Why You Should Book an Evening on The Water Table

    With the last few weeks of summer upon us, the pressures to plan a coastal getaway are as rampant as ever. But when funds and scheduling keep the bay at bay, a quick and close escape on the water is as good as any. Fortunately, Kelli Farwell and Sue Walsh had both adventure and convenience in mind w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    The Ear Inn: The Best Aged Bar in the City?

    Situated on Spring Street in west SoHo, The Ear Inn (326 Spring Street, 212-431-9750) would be a rare gem in any city: It's a reliable bar with interesting people, good food, and a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere. Oh yeah, and it's also one of the oldest drinking establishments in the city, but th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2014

    These Are the Five Best Food Events in NYC This Week

    Now that the sun's out, it's time to break out the bike and start exploring. Here are a few destinations you might want to wind up at after a long ride.

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2014

    How the Five Boro Craft Beer Fest Supports Local Agriculture

    A beer festival that offers dozens of different brews from local producers? That's a good thing. Throw in the fact that a local charity benefits from all the imbibing and suddenly it's a great thing. The Five Boro Craft Beer Fest, held Friday night at Studio Square (35-37 36th Street, Long Island Ci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Cheap Laughs: The Best in Independent Comedy This Week, 3/19 - 3/26

    Spring is here! Are you anxious about your body yet? Another winter of layers, sweaters, and other paunch-hiding garments has flown by. But now the weather is warming up, and disgusting skinny people are flaunting their tight bods and friendly metabolisms. Our advice? Don't try to compete. Wear som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    Oscar Parties and Mardi Gras Are the Stars of This Weekend's Events

    Will March come in like a lion and go out like a lamb this year? Whatever animal we're riding into spring, it's making us hungry for a few food events. Here are several happening this weekend.

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    Last Minute Valentine's Day Options in NYC

    Valentine's Day is stressful, and all the coordination, expectation, and overall hub-bub often put a damper on things. And right now, if you've yet to make a plan for the evening (or are in need of a back-up), you're likely feeling panic creep in. We got you. Here is a list of great V-Day events aro ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 12, 2014


    A gathering of hopeless romantics

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Pickles & More: 2014 Good Food Awards Finalist Include Several New York Businesses

    We New Yorkers pride ourselves on pickles, but if you're only trying the cucumber kind then you're missing half the party. Luckily, the city has a lot more to offer than just your standard half sour or dill. Feeling adventurous? The recently announced Good Food Awards finalists are the perfect place ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Nitehawk Cinema Film Feasts Are a Box Office Smash

    Like the perfect song tugging at our heart strings during a pivotal scene, food plays an integral role in our enjoyment of a movie. From old school drive-ins to a $15 bucket of buttery popcorn, the right bite at the right moment helps make a movie more enjoyable. And Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    Brooklyn Pour Is Two Weeks Away--More Breweries and Food Announced

    We're less than two weeks out from the Brooklyn Pour craft beer festival, which descends on Skylight One Hanson (1 Hanson Place, 718-783-5437) in Fort Greene October 12. Our VIP tickets are sold out--but there are a few more general admission slots available, and today brings more info that should t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    More Reasons to Go to Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival

    Have you purchased your ticket for our Brooklyn Pour craft beer festival, going down on October 12 at Skylight One Hanson in Fort Greene? Get on it: VIP tickets--which get you early access to brews plus admission to a private lounge--are nearly sold out, and general admission tickets are going quick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Where You Can Find Rare Japanese Craft Beer in NYC

    Expressing exactly how much the Japanese love beer is not easy, even if their reputation for drinking the stuff is not as established as the Belgians with their beer monks and centuries of brewing history, the Germans with their claim on the world's oldest brewery and Oktoberfest, or the Americans w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    The 10 Best Distilleries in NYC(-ish)

    A few weeks ago, we put up a list of the top 10 breweries in NYC(-ish). But beers are not the only alcohol brewing in New York. The distilling world is also on the rise after a shift in New York distilling laws in 2002 when the passage of a law allowing farm distillery licenses helped begin to resto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    An Early Taste of Bushwick's King Noodle's Hipster Asian Stoner Food

    For much of the last decade, when New Yorkers were rediscovering the borough to the east of Manhattan, you could spot a Brooklyn restaurant by its reclaimed wood, exposed brick, and refurbished interiors, all flourishes that highlighted the DIY-nature of the Brooklyn lifestyle (or, at the very least ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Freakishly Cute King Cake-Cups at Bee's Knees, Guest Chefs to Cook at Aldea

    Monday, February 11 Guest Chef Series at Aldea Chef George Mendes brings John Shields and Scott Anderson to Aldea for a six-course meal highlighting winter ingredients. For $145 a person, which includes wine pairings, diners will taste two dishes from each chef. Dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. 31 W. 17th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Brooklyn Blast: A Surprise Hoppy Explosion

    A candlelit brew Brooklyn Blast! from Brooklyn Brewery Style: Double IPA Serving style: Draft Location: Beloved Cost: $6 ABV: 9.0 percent [See More: Getting Drunk in the Rain in the Catskills | Great Lakes Burning River]

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    September 4, 2012

    White House Releases Controversial Homebrew Recipes

    Last week we, the people, demanded that the president release the recipes for his White House home brews -- the beers he enjoys so much, he is carrying some along the campaign trail. How did the White House respond? By making adorable beer puns and sharing the recipes, at last: With public excitem ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 29, 2012


    How ambidextrous are you?

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    June 25, 2012

    Free Food: Cooking Channel's Summer Eats Pop-Up

    We love free food. This Saturday, Cooking Channel will be hosting a free tasting and meet-and-greet with Baron Ambrosia and Eden Grinshpan on Saturday on behalf of the channel's 2nd birthday. They will be featuring a selection of foods including buffalo wings, grilled squash quesadillas, pulled po ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 13, 2012


    Bring your most stylish book bag to this

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    James Beard Foundation Announces Chef and Restaurant Semifinalists

    ‚ÄčThe 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.

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Live: Suckers Spread The Pain Around At The Knitting Factory

    ​Suckers w/Devin, Writer Knitting Factory Saturday, February 4 Better than: Shoving people over to grab a seat on the L on a Saturday night. Before Suckers took the Knitting Factory stage on Saturday, the audience segregated itself, seemingly by age. The youth enjoyed the opening acts, using ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 26, 2011


    Salsa free-for-all at the Bell House

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Our 10 Best Beer Bars

    ​ The craft beer movement, once the province of homebrewers and so-called "beer nerds," has become so mainstream that you'd be hard-pressed to find a bar in New York City that doesn't have at least Brooklyn Lager on tap. But where do you go when you want to find the absolute best brews in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to The Tippler, Goodbye to La Fonda Boricua

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. Coco, a Japanese restaurant in Williamsburg, has shuttered. [Eater] The Burger Heaven location on Madison between 54th and 55th Street ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Loreley's Doug Darwin Talks German Beer, Oktoberfest and Why He No Longer Enjoys Shotgunning Cheap Domestic Suds

    Herr Doug Darwin​OK, 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 >>

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    July 28, 2011

    On August 1, Raise a Glass to Ray Deter

    ​When d.b.a. owner Ray Deter died earlier this month from injuries he sustained in a bike accident, he left behind a wife, two sons, and countless friends. Next Monday, some of them are holding a benefit in his memory.

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Bastille Day, Good Beer

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Bastille Day Bouchon Bakery Thursday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. Thomas Keller invites you to celebrate Bastille Day with his take on French-boulangerie fare and music by ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 27, 2011


    The place to be for avocado groupies

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Brooklyn Brewery Now Making Even More Beer

    ​Earlier today, Brooklyn Brewery began a new era in its two-plus decades of existence with the opening of its new brewhouse. The facility, which cost $8 million, will allow the brewery to increase its yearly production from 12,000 barrels to 120,000, which works out to about 40,320,000 bottles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Mayor Bloomberg!

    ​Everybody knows that today is Valentine's Day. But did you know that it's also Mayor Bloomberg's birthday? Today he is 69 (Hey you, in the back of the class, what's so funny?). We contacted his press office to find out what 'ol Mikey will be doing, but they never got back to us. Don't worry, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Early Reactions: The Brooklyneer

    GothamistDark, woody, and sort of like Brooklyn, sort of not.​ Last Thursday night, the newly opened Brooklyneer welcomed a boisterous crowd of Manhattanites and Brooklynites alike. Some ventured in from Film Forum across the street, while others trudged in after a grueling day of work. While ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Tabla Kicks Off Farewell Celebrations This Evening

    ​Tabla may be closing on Dec. 30, but it's treating its remaining two-and-a-half months as a party rather than a funeral. This evening there will be a perfectly-timed Indian Summer Patio Party: from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., there will be $5 drinks including cocktails, beer, and wine, free hors d'oeuv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Conor McCormack of Brooklyn Winery Talks Urban Winemaking, the Science in the Glass & Why Winemakers Are So Beer Happy

    photo by Ben KilgustConor McCormack with founders Brian Leventhal (left) and John Stires (right).​Just a few blocks from Brooklyn Brewery is -- wait for it -- Brooklyn Winery. Or rather, Brooklyn Winery Urban Winery Winemaking Center. The bespoke winery is the brainchild of Brian Leventhal a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Why Chuck Schumer Saved the Jelly Pool Parties

    The crowd at the last Pool Party of the summer, 2009. Photo by Sam Horine​So why did one of the most powerful senators in the United States intervene to save a free concert series in Brooklyn? Writes Ben Sisario in the New York Times:

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    May 3, 2010

    Lucky Rice Festival's Night Market: Street Food and Celebrity Chefs Under the Manhattan Bridge

    Keith WagstaffFeelin' lucky?​Last Friday, the underpass under the Manhattan Bridge was swarming with hungry people at the Lucky Rice Festival's Night Market. Stands from Momofuku Milk Bar, An Choi, Umi Nom, and 23 others were handing out free samples as well as selling goodies on the side. Cel ... More >>

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    July 15, 2009

    The Fiery Furnaces Go Bowling

    A trip to the swanky new Brooklyn Bowl with everyone's favorite art-rock brother-sister act

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