Has the end of tax season left you feeling, well, taxed? Reward yourself with a beer or ice cream at a museum -- two of the best events happening this week.
When we checked in with Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) executive director Peter Kim last summer, he and his team were getting ready to debut the project's very first pop-up exhibition, a working cereal puffing gun that helped illustrate the history of industrialized food in this country. That laun ... More >>
Unless you're a total Grinch, this can be a pretty magical time of year to be in New York City -- the Big Apple really brings its A-game to decorations, holiday markets, and festive events, and if you can stomach the crowds, it's worth seeking them out so they can tug on your old holiday spirit hear ... More >>
Halloween in New York really is the most wonderful time of the year, and this year, it gets started a bit early--and runs all week long. Here's a selection of the city's more intriguing Halloween bashes that incorporate food and drink, celebrate the human DIY spirit, and steer clear of the parade.
When it rains, it pours, so get ready for another booze-soaked NYC weekend that's gonna spill right into your work week. In fact, have that doctor's note ready in the event of over-enthusiastic participation. If you thought your glasses were full with the NYC Wine and Food Festival in town, prepare ... More >>
We've combed the depths of the internet to bring you a fall collection of events worth checking out this week. Just make sure to take off that chic fall scarf before diving into a plate.
On September 14 and 15, chefs and food experts from all over the world will descend on a trio of Williamsburg venues--the Wythe Hotel, Kinfolk Studios, and Brooklyn Bowl--where they'll serve pancakes, chat gastronomy, team up for a cookout, and participate in a rendition of Cook it Raw, the internat ... More >>
When Lisa Giffen joined the team at Maison Premiere two months ago, she was given the official title of executive chef, but she prefers to call herself the Everything Girl. "Did the linens come in? No? Well I guess I'll deal with that," she says. "The toilet's backed up? I'm on it. We're missing a s ... More >>
Friday, May 3 The Food Book Fair The Food Book Fair started on Thursday, but its events will run all weekend. Some highlights include a book signing and Q&A with Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen, a foraging panel with Fredrik Berselius of Aska, and a farming panel at the Wythe Hotel. See all the eve ... More >>
The Food Book Fair is heading back to Brooklyn for a three-day celebration of all things delicious and literary. As it did last year, the fair will set up in Williamsburg's Wythe Hotel. Expect a pop-up shop of 200 books and 30 indie food publications, along with a solid lineup of cooking demos and p ... More >>
Pitchfork's Soundplay Game Jam: Chromatics, DJ set by Oneohtrix Point Never New Museum Wednesday, September 5 Better than: The day before Fashion Week. When I arrived at the New Museum for Pitchfork's Soundplay Game Jam, the first person I recognized was Daniel Lopatin. Not as random as the first ... More >>
In case you haven't yet gotten your fill, over the past couple of years, of artists beating Aaliyah samples into a flavorless pulp, not to worryYeasayer frontman Chris Keating has got your back. In a Rolling Stone interview published this week, Keating recalls being struck by watching high sc ... More >>
For $8, this massive pork chop platter is quite a deal. [See More Picture This: Yunnan Kitchen's 5 Best Dishes | Reviewing Reynards at the Wythe Hotel] This week, Counter Culture saunters into Food Gallery 32, a Korean food court on 32nd Street where there's plenty of dramatic seating -- and dram ... More >>
The wide open spaces of Swing Lo Magellan
See what NYC's restaurant critics have been up to this week: Tejal Rao goes to Reynards at the Wythe Hotel and advises patrons to look out for the specials: "A dish of whole fried sardines, layered like the petals of some awesome flower, came one afternoon with roasted potatoes, yogurt, and a gene ... More >>
Can Andrew Tarlow find Brooklyn success yet again?
This week I reviewed Reynards at the Wythe Hotel, the latest project from Brooklyn restauranteur Andrew Tarlow, whose hits include Diner, Marlow & Sons, and Roman's. Go here to read the review, and see photos of the space and food after the jump.
Reynards, from restaurateur Andrew Tarlow and chef Sean Rembold, opened early last week in the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. The menu is similar to what's being served at Marlow and Diner -- the big difference is that there is a wood-fired oven and grill in the kitchen. [Eater NY] The Korean-inspire ... More >>
Leave it to Brooklyn to host the first food-book fair, which will bring the intellectuals of the food world together under one space. It's a voracious reader's dream. "We have people coming down from Vermont and from San Francisco," founder Elizabeth Thacker Jones says. "It's really a community tha ... More >>
At last, a book fair just for foodies
Guactacular 2012 Nachos NY is hosting their annual Guactacular event on May 6th and it will be exactly what it sounds like -- a epic party with nachos, guacamole and beer. The best guacamole makers will be there and according to event planners, hundreds of avocados are to be sacrificed for the occas ... More >>