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Wolfgang Ban

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    The Austrian Cure for Vinous Discontent

    It's mid-summer, we're steeping in city heat, and thus reaching for a bottle of chilled wine when evening refreshment hour rolls around (which seems to creep up earlier in the day as the season stretches on). By now, you've probably guzzled the last of your Wölffer rosé allotment, dumped out enoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2013

    Five NYC Spots Where Pickles Are Front and Center

    Once considered an overlooked garnish, the pickle has never before been more front and center on plates -- and in glasses. And while there is a slew of New York producers who have been hard at work canning cucumbers, the city's penchant for pickling doesn't stop there. In honor of National Pickle Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Perfect Fall Reds From Austria--and Where to Drink Them in NYC

    It's frightening that we are already one week deep into September and are marching towards shorter, cooler days. For many, the change in weather means a welcome return to red wine. But what do you drink when the humidity abates yet temps still hover in the shorts and t-shirt zone?

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2013

    Arthur on Smith's Joe Isidori Prefers Italian and Long Island Wines

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    Maison Premiere's Lisa Giffen Shares a Wine Secret: Drink Savoie

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Chef Alex Raij Talks Spanish Txakoli and Txistorra

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2013

    Gabe and Katherine Thompson Love a Good Italian

    Unscrewed columnist Lauren Mowery has been sitting down with chefs all over the city to talk about the place wine has in their lives and kitchens. The latest installation of her series, in which Gabe and Katherine Thompson -- executive chef and pastry chef of dell'anima, L'Artusi, Anfora, and L'Apic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Harold Dieterle on What Wine to Drink With Spicy Food

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Num Pang Chef Ben Daitz on Easy Drinking and What Pairs Well With Venison

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Chef Frank Prisinzano Talks Oddball Italian Varietals, Terroir, and Perfect Pairings

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2013

    Annisa Chef Anita Lo Talks Amarone, Chardonnay and Her Perfect Food Wine

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Seasonal, Edi & the Wolf and Third Man Chef Wolfgang Ban Chats Wine

    Food and wine are natural companions, so I'm polling some of New York's most illustrious chefs to find out what kind of wine they are drinking off and on the job. After establishing they actually drink wine (a surprising number prefer beer!), I'm asking a few questions to find out who's got a pencha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    The Third Man's Wolfgang Ban Explores the 'Secret' East Village

    January in New York is well-suited to a cloak and dagger mentality and these dark and stormy days can set the stage for some equally heady nights in our suddenly-eerie metropolis. Our advice? Embrace that film noir feeling and grab a drink at The Third Man, the new cocktail den on Avenue C from th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban on the State of Germanic Food in New York City: Interview Part 2

    Photo courtesy Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang BanEduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban, bringing a little piece of Austria to New York​Yesterday we spoke with Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban, the talented chefs behind Seasonal and Edi & the Wolf, about their favorite Oktoberfest beers and eats. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Posts of the Week

    Rebecca Marx​ So it's once again Friday afternoon, and thus time to look back at the week that was: Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban talk about the state of Germanic food in NYC and favorite Oktoberfest beers. My 10 Best Fat Pants Fridays. A few thoughts on Sam Sifton's replacement at Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban on Oktoberfest, Austrian Food, and Tag-Teaming in the Kitchen

    Photo courtesy Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban Time to drink some beer, ja!​We've got beer on the brain, and not just because Brooklyn Pour is coming up. No, we're getting excited for Oktoberfest, which begins this coming Saturday and which will last through early October. In the sausage-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    With Txikifest, Alex Raij and Eder Montero Will Turn Txikito's Back Alley Into a Street Fair

    Laura Salierno/Txikito​A couple of weeks ago, Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez told us that she'd be resurrecting Lassi at Txikifest, a street fair organized by Txikito's Alex Raij and Eder Montero. Now, Raij has sent us some more details about the event, which will take place on Sunday, May 1.

  • Dining

    February 16, 2011

    Edi & the Wolf Invites You to Waltz on In

    Austria annexes a little bit of Avenue C

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to Goat Town; Goodbye to Paladar

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Chiam Chinese Cuisine, known for its tasty dumplings, has shuttered after 19 years in operation in Midtown East. [Zagat Buzz] Orologio in the East Village appears to be on the chopping block. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Converting to Pour-Over Coffee; More on Chefs & Foraging

    ​Frank Bruni chronicles his adventures in coffee snobbery in this era of evolved coffee culture. [NY Times] American Jews who also happen to be foodies have been looking to revive old Ashkenazic dishes that originated in Eastern Europe. [NY Times] The chef-owners of Seasonal Restaurant and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Make Eduard Frauneder and Wolfgang Ban's Mixed Wild Spring Greens From Seasonal

    Seasonal's Mixed Wild Spring Green Salad.​As spring morphs into summer, the mania over fresh, local produce is about to relax a little. For a few brief months, we'll get comfortable with our good, not mealy tomatoes and sweet berries until the cold returns and, with it, the shock of rather bar ... More >>

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