Declaring New York's top ten wine shops proved even harder than counting the city's finest bowls of ramen. The number of high-quality wine retailers at our disposal is an embarrassment of vinous riches, and the abundance of stellar shops forced me to draw up separate lists for Manhattan and Brooklyn ... More >>
Wegmans recalls 5,000 pounds of Turkish pine nuts sold in its bulk, due to possible Salmonella contamination.
[Wall Street Journal]
Not surprisingly, consumers want to see health inspection grades displayed prominently in restaurants.
Napa Valley and New York City are the only ... More >>
Opting for produce from small, local, organic farms cannot guarantee that you will avoid the food safety issues that go along with large-scale farming.
The USDA is reporting that food prices are expected to rise up to 4.5 percent, the sharpest increase since 1978.
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A new bill requiring the Health Department to report the number of permits it issues each year to food trucks and carts was introduced yesterday.
Manhattan isn't the only borough with fancy tasting events. Taste of Sunnyside kicks off tonight and A Taste of Sheepshead Bay will debu ... More >>
Behind the storefront of Japan Premium Beef is Bohemian, a hidden and secret restaurant that has managed to stay under the radar since it debuted two years ago.
Remember those 10,000 menus the New York Public Library acquired to turn into a searchable database? Well, they're now be ... More >>
Walmart is still fighting to come to New York City, despite the fact that residents believe the store is run by a bunch of corporate soulless zombies who don't support unions? Still!? They set up a website and everything! Gothamist is reporting that "ShopRite is also interested in the 100,000 ... More >>
The Senate has voted to consider a bill that would give greater power to the FDA to deal with food safety issues.
Alec Baldwin is shilling for Wegmans in a couple new ads. Apparently, his mother really is a fan of the supermarket chain.
[Democrat & Chronicle]
David Burke has con ... More >>
Robert Downey Jr. is giving Mr. Peanut a voice for the first time in the brand mascot's 90-year history. But the Iron Man isn't the only big celeb shilling for food products. Click through to see Alec Baldwin's commercial for Wegmans supermarket chain. The 30 Rock star once told David Letterman t ... More >>
As part of a minor overhaul of the restaurant, Eleven Madison Park has launched a coffee cart manned by a dedicated barista that will offer diners tableside coffee service prepared on a siphon or Chemex set.
The Seoul-based Bibigo chain, which hopes to become "the McDonald's of ... More >>