Features : Archive for Food
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
After a wet, chilly start to spring, New Yorkers are ready to revel in something they love: food trucks. Click here to listen to an audio montage and see a slideshow of food truckers around the city. Plus, let us know where your favorite food truck is in the city.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Royal flair comes to New York City for the royal nupitals between Prince William and bride-to-be Kate Middleton.
Friday, April 01, 2011
The Brooklyn Flea starts spring off right this weekend with the inaugural opening of its second location on the Williamsburg waterfront. See a slideshow of new food for sale at the Will'burg spot.
Monday, March 07, 2011
For the Mardi Gras lover with a sweet tooth, a slice of King's Cake might be the best way to celebrate.
Monday, February 07, 2011
Chinese New Yorkers continue to ring in the Year of the Rabbitt this week. WNYC asked writers from across culinary China to weigh in with a favorite memory and recipe in celebration of the holiday.
Friday, January 28, 2011
Come in from the cold this weekend as the first-ever New York Chili Fest takes over the Chelsea Market with New York’s top chili-slingers competing for the celebrated Golden Chili Mug.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Each year, tens of millions of visitors spend billions of dollars on lodging, food and cultural events in New York City. But tourism tapers off in the winter months. This year, the city and a Broadway trade group have cooked up a new incentive to get people to open their pocketbooks and resume spending.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
It's the dead of winter, with another big snow storm on the way. There is nothing more titliating than sitting down with a lap full of seed catalogues and starting to dream.
Friday, December 17, 2010
Here's the last of five holiday recipes from 2010 Last Chance Foods guests.
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Here's the fourth of five holiday recipes from 2010 Last Chance Foods guests.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Here's the third of five holiday recipes from 2010 Last Chance Foods guests.
Monday, December 13, 2010
Last Chance Foods asked five guests from 2010 to share the recipes they'll be serving to their families over the holidays.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
As the light pleasures of summer give way to the denser ones of autumn, our meals get denser, too. This week, “Last Chance Foods” looks at hunting and that means it’s time to call the dogs.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Watch WNYC's video about this bushy-tailed pastime or check out our recipe for "Pork Rind-Crusted Fried Squirrel with Molasses Red-Eye Gravy" here.
Friday, October 29, 2010
Although it’s a big holiday in parts of America, el Dia de los Muertos is still a rather quaint celebration in New York involving bright paper banners, flowers and candles, all reserved for the dead. Here's WNYC's Day of the Dead primer.
Friday, October 22, 2010
To many New Yorkers, the most ubiquitous piece of Sikh culture is undoubtedly the bhangra beats coming out of sweaty dance parties in the city's coolest clubs. But this weekend, visitors to the Asia Society can check out other facets of lesser-known Sikh culture—through film.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Think it's your last chance to grab a cheap pretzel, kebob or hot dog before heading into the Guggenheim museum? Think again. On Tuesday, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission denied the Solomon R. Guggenheim museum's application to install a permanent teardrop-shaped food kiosk made of stainless steel and resin. The commission ruled that the museum's proposed kiosk would not fit with Frank Lloyd Wright's 1950s spirals and cantilevers in the museum's entry area.
Thursday, September 23, 2010
Sotheby’s will host a special heirloom auction on Thursday evening -- edible heirlooms, that is. Its mission? To raise awareness of heirloom vegetables and money for two charitable organizations.
Thursday, September 09, 2010
Tens of thousands of New York Muslims begin to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr on Friday, the festive celebration marking the end of Ramadan, which is the month of fasting and abstinence from worldly pleasures. The Eid, as it is affectionately called, starts when the new moon is sited or according to scientific calculations of when the moon will appear.
Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, arrived on Wednesday at sundown, beginning a ten-day period of contemplation and repentance which concludes on Yom Kippur. However, Rosh Hashanah is also a celebration of creation, new beginnings, and the promise of a good new year—all conveniently represented by food.