Posts of the Week


It’s Friday afternoon. And these are the week’s best posts.

Bartenders are crazy. Which is why they enjoy doing shots of Fernet-Branca.

Former Marlow & Sons chef Caroline Fidanza prepares to set sail at Saltie.

Our 10 Best Food-Themed Pop Songs: Who knew a peach could be so thoroughly debauched?

Umami, explained!

Even the city’s dive bars now have signature cocktails.

Gay marriage and lackluster seafood played prominent roles in this week’s installment of Top Chef.

Hudson Valley Mediterranean is a bit dull, but its seasonal recipes are pretty damn good.

Incredibly Cheap Eats visited Bodega Tacos in Sunset Park…

…While Battle of the Dishes enlisted the help of a canine friend in a dog biscuit smackdown.

Crema’s Julieta Ballesteros talked about tequila, being a chef-owner, and her dreams of kicking Bobby Flay’s ass.

Our Man Sietsema reviewed Cowgirl-Sea Horse and re-visited the General Greene.

More White Park Steer is coming to New York.

Park Slope’s Hanco’s and Henry’s have been hating on each other. Our reviewer tasted the spoils of their banh mi war.

The Early Word sampled Picnick Smoked’s “fuckin’ awesome” brisket and ate Moroccan food at Panache Cafe.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on August 28, 2009

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