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Tom Mylan

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    Five Restaurants That Opened In NYC This Week

    When one restaurant's doors close, another restaurant's doors open in fast-paced New York City, and every Friday, we'll fill you in on what opened up around town this week. This week: a Venezuelan hot dog joint in Bushwick, a contemporary Mexican restaurant in the East Village, and an Australian-sty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    These Are This Weekend's Four Best Food Events in NYC

    The sun's out, and you've likely jumped back on the exercise bandwagon. Hungry as a result? Head to one of these food events and replenish your energy.

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Back Forty West Hosts a Cassoulet Festival Tonight, and More Great Events

    Monday, February 25 Cassoulet Festival at Back Forty West Peter Hoffman will hold the annual Cassoulet Festival at Soho's Back Forty West starting at 6:30 p.m. Alex Raij of Txikito, Mike Laarhoven of Back Forty, Shanna Pacifico of Back Forty West, Nick Anderer or Maialino, and Tom Mylan of the Meat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2012

    3 Good Things: Meat Meat Meat

    1 Cookbook author and founder of Barbecue University, Steven Raichlen, has published his first novel, Island Apart. It has been described as "The Bridges of Madison Country with better food." [Indie Bound] 2 Tom Mylan, Meat Hook butcher and myth-buster, reminds us that not all steaks are best serve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    12 Careers Created or Transformed by the Age of Foodism

    As we've discussed here many times before, we are in the midst (some might say on the downward slope) of a pop culture bubble, wherein an exorbitant amount of everyone's time and money is spent consuming food, thinking and reading about food, stockpiling food, seeking out new food by hopping from re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Food Scandal Exploding -- Literally -- in China; Previewing Smorgasburg

    ​Recipe search engines, such as the one Google launched earlier this year, are useful for finding recipes. But just how good the recipes are is debatable. [NY Times] Murray's Cheese, which already has a store in Houston, Tex., has signed a deal with supermarket chain Kroger to distribute its ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 2, 2011

    COUNTER POINT

    Reflecting on our small kitchens through music and drinks

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    February 28, 2011

    Tom Mylan Doesn't Like Offal, But Likes to Sneak it Into Your Food

    Nice tripe.​While Jeffrey's has lately been having a hard time of it in the Essex Street Market, Tom Mylan has been getting his kicks across the East River by sneaking offal into everything he can at the Meat Hook. Mylan owns up to this predilection in a ditty he's penned for the Atlantic Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    What's Happening This Week: Alchemy Behind the Bar; Whole Hog, Broken Down & Served

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Holiday Window Unveiling Dylan's Candy Bar Monday, November 8 at 6 p.m. The kiddies will love you for this one: it involves Santa, candy, and curtains... and it's n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    It's National Butchers Week: Celebrate with Meaty Meals, Talks & Primal Cuts

    Meat TruckHow do you celebrate meat?​Remember the days when butchers weren't sex symbols with publicists? We can barely recall such a time ourselves. Author Marissa Guggiana, who also happens to be a fourth-generation meat purveyor, is capitalizing on the country's love affair with meat hacker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    CHOW Announces Its CHOW 13 Awards

    ​Out in San Francisco, CHOW has just published the results of its second-annual CHOW 13 Awards, designed to honor "the people pushing the food world in new and adventurous directions." While the list skews slightly towards the West Coast, it includes a few easterly types, including the Meat Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Rock Star Butchers Face a Backlash; Is Sunday Supper the New Sunday Brunch?

    ​Sunday suppers are replacing brunch as the most important social meal of the weekend. Red Sauce Nights at Hearth, Domenica in Famiglia at Trattoria Cinque, and Sunday Supper at Northern Spy are leading the trend. [Metromix] Tom Mylan fears the people who go to butchering parties just because ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    Tom Mylan Pens an Ode to Knives

    Tom Mylan advises on how not to do this.​ On cutting oneself: "I am an expert. I have sliced off thumb tips and fingernails. I have shaved paper-thin wafers of my knuckle and buried a breaking/cimeter knife an inch and a half into my forearm," writes The Meat Hook butcher Tom Mylan in his Atla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon, and thus time for a round-up of the best posts of the week: We listed Our 10 Best Williamsburg Restaurants. Our Man Sietsema stalked the single white truffle. Coolio talked about his new cookbook, Cookin' with Coolio, as well as several other things that should be read to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Part 2 of Our Jimmy Carbone Interview: the Joys of Porchetta, the Folly of Pomegranate Beverages

    ​Yesterday, we chatted with Jimmy Carbone about the history of his East 7th Street bar and restaurant, Jimmy's 43. Today, Jimmy talks beer, bacon, and his favorite New York meal. At Jimmy's No. 43 you offer more than 40 beers--do you have a favorite? Well, it depends on the season. I actuall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Tom Mylan on 'Miami Vice,' Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri, Sake, and his Bachelor Party

    Tom Mylan​ Yesterday, The Meat Hook opened, and we ran an interview with butcher Tom Mylan about the meats he's selling there, the tribulations of being called a "rock star butcher," and why butchering isn't as cool as you think it is. Read on to check out the second half of the interview, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Jonathan Safran Foer Speaks Up About 'Eating Animals'

    ​When Natalie Portman compared eating meat to rape in her Huffington Post account of how reading Eating Animals transformed her from a vegetarian to a staunch vegan, she may have been missing the point. The book, many agree, is less about shunning meat and more about shunning industrially farm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    The Meat Hook Arrives; Mommy Bloggers Shill for Big Food

    ​International aid agencies are saying that a United Nations summit on food security that kicked off in Rome today could be a "waste of time" as it won't commit donors to provide more money to end world hunger. [Bloomberg] Companies like Nestle and Frito Lay are offering "mommy bloggers" all- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Chatting With Tom Mylan: Date-Night Butchery, the Word 'Hipster,' and Why Butchering Is Not as Cool As You Think It Is

    Tom Mylan ​Today, Tom Mylan and his partners Brent Young and Ben Turley opened The Meat Hook, their new butcher shop in the Brooklyn Kitchen Labs. Mylan, formerly of Diner and Marlow and Daughters, has also just started to write about meat for the Atlantic's Food Channel. Read on to find out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Tom Mylan Goes on Public Radio, Admits to Vegetarianism

    ​Yesterday, on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show, recently wedded butcher extraordinaire Tom Mylan revealed that he is a recovering vegetarian. The cleaver-wielding Mylan, whose new establishment, the Meat Hook, is set to open in the next few weeks, spoke to Lehrer about cult butchers and their ris ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2009
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    October 26, 2009

    Scenes from Sunday's New Amsterdam Market

    The New Amsterdam Market made an appearance yesterday, transforming South Street into a bustle of shoppers, bags filled with chocolate and kimchi, gourds and cheese, organic meat and New York State wine. The market is now monthly, and the next one will be held on November 22. The big event of the da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    The New Amsterdam Market Returns This Sunday, Butchers and Beer in Tow

    The New Amsterdam Market will make its now monthly appearance at the South Street Seaport this Sunday, the 25th. In addition to its usual vendors, who will sell everything from pickles to poultry, the market is holding a 3 p.m. pig butchering demonstration with Tom Mylan and Joshua Applestone and a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Forget Whole Hog. Watch Rudi Weid Butcher a Lamb (While You Eat Another)

    fiskfisk/flickr​If watching Tom Mylan and Joshua Applestone break down half a hog isn't enough carcass for you, head over to the Institute of Culinary Education on November 8 to see master butcher Rudi Weid expertly hack up 110 pounds of humanely and sustainably raised lamb from Three Corner F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    The Blogroll Gazette: Rating the Fattest Cookbooks By the Pound; A 'Hipstavore' Wedding

    This week in food blogs... Eat Me Daily took a look at the price-per-pound ration of cookbooks and The Big Fat Duck Cookbook weighed in at 11.6 pounds for $157.50 or $13.58 per pound of book. Midtown Lunch got excited over one of its images being used in Polish Playboy as part of a piece on Taam T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Tom Mylan, Josh Applestone, and the Greene Grape to Provide More Porktastic Events This Month

    ​October is shaping up to be the most porcine of months. On October 25, Tom Mylan, whose Meat Hook is scheduled to open the first week of November, will break down half a pig with his comrade in carrion, Joshua Applestone, at the New Amsterdam Market. Applestone is the proprietor of Fleisher's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    At Roberta's, A Pea Will Grow in Brooklyn

    ​Having already tried their hand at rooftop beekeeping, the Roberta's crew is ready to branch out, literally: they're planning a one-acre organic rooftop farm. Tomorrow night they'll be holding a fundraiser to benefit their efforts: starting at 7 p.m., $150 will get you all you can eat and dri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Tom Mylan to Open 'Food Dork Megaplex'

    ​Fork in the Road broke the news last month that cult butcher Tom Mylan was leaving his post at Diner and Marlow & Sons (& Daughters) to strike out on his own. At the time, he said he was planning a "multi-use space." Now, Brooklyn Based has the details: "Now that we have permits and such I gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    More About the Brooklyn Kitchen's New Cooking School

    ​Some more details about The Brooklyn Kitchen's new cooking school, whose upcoming opening was reported by Brooklyn Based: According to Sarah, a Brooklyn Kitchen floor manager, the school, located at 100 Frost Street in Williamsburg, doesn't yet have a firm opening date. "We're still working out c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Posts of the Week

    It's Friday afternoon, which means it's time to give a little love to the best posts of the week:Sietsema rounded up the 10 Best Food-Themed Shows of all time.LUPEC stands for Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails.Anita Lo has returned from her Mongolian boar hunt, and has no pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Tip From a Pro: How to Roast a Whole Hog Like Tom Mylan

    ​ He may be one of the few butchers who can claim to have groupies, but that's not the only thing that Tom Mylan can brag about. He also roasts a pretty mean pig. In a homemade pit constructed of cinder blocks and filled with charcoal, the venerated butcher of Diner, Marlow & Sons, and Marlow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Says Marlow & Daughters' Butcher Extraordinaire Tom Mylan: "I'm Quitting!"

    ​ First came word that Bonita, Andrew Tarlow and Mark Firth's Mexican joint in Williamsburg, was closing. Then, the founding chef of the Diner/Marlow & Sons family, Caroline Fidanza, announced she was leaving to start her own restaurant. Now, cult butcher Tom Mylan reveals that he too is brea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    More Mylan Mayhem: Mylan Injured, but Still Able to Type

    A friend of Fork in the Road tells us that Tom Mylan was injured yesterday while trying to feed 600 people during 3rd Ward's Pig Roast and Dance Party; according to Mylan's Facebook page, he was at the hospital around 8 p.m., and then popped up about 15 minutes later with the message "...sorry I ble ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    What's Happening This Week: A Grill-off & A Pig Out for Your Outdoor Meat-eating Pleasure

    As many of you know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Good Beer Month Local Grill-off Queens Water Taxi Beach July 21, 6-9 p.m. (rain or shine) Emcee Jimmy Carbone of Jimmy's 43 will be your host as amateur grill c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    The 'Bag Not Down with Times Piece on City Slaughterhouses

    Photo borrowed from The New York Times The Feedbag was not impressed with a Times story published this past weekend on New York's urban slaughterhouses, saying it romanticized the unclean, unethical establishments. Quoth the 'Bag: "These places are filthy, nightmarish hellholes, and the smell of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    The Blogroll Gazette--Grub Street on Citi Field and The 'Bag on F&W's 2009 Best New Chefs

    Grub Street showcased its "crucial culinary map" of where to eat at Citi Field, highlighting DannyMeyerLand, Acela Club and the World's Fare Market. [Grub Street] The 'Bag asked Citysearch editors to weigh in on Food & Wine's 2009 Best New Chef picks. Boston editor Christine Liu agreed that Barry M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    In Defence of the Fancy Food Show

    The Fancy Food Show is not very cool. It's huge, feels corporate, and there are plenty of large, industrial food companies in attendance. But it's also a place where you can talk to pickle makers from Texas, paté makers from Wales, and the guy who runs America's last remaining stone-ground mustard ... More >>

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    July 6, 2007
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