Features : Archive for Food
Monday, June 06, 2011
Thirty-five area restaurants are setting up shop on Monday on the pedestrian malls as part of the "Taste Of Times Square Food and Music Festival." The festival features recognizable buskers with bite-sized street eats, priced between $1 and $5.
Friday, June 03, 2011
This week, Golden Earthworm Organic Farm trucks overflowing with leafy collard greens and plump sweet strawberries delivered their first shipments to Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) drop-off locations in Queens. Back in 1991, Roxbury Farm in Kinderhook, New York was the only farm to offer up its produce to city residents, according to Just Food, a nonprofit that helps connect farmers with residents in New York neighborhoods. This year, some 32,000 CSA members buy produce from 105 farms.
Friday, May 27, 2011
We talked about pea shoots in this week's edition of Last Chance Foods, and I have to admit, I've never eaten them. And I'm not noticing them at my farmers' market in Fort Greene Park or supermarket. Shauna Reid's suggestion? Grow your own.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
The final episode of "Oprah" airs on Wednesday after 25 years of tips on positive thinking, riveting interviews with a parade of celebrity guests and Oprah's own self-effacing tell-alls of her struggles with body image and weight loss. Check out our guide of where to watch the final show -- with an Oprah-tini -- here.
Friday, May 20, 2011
In recent years, home beer tours have become more popular in New York City, as has the number of beer enthusiasts who have pushed their dining room tables aside to make space for yeast-fermenting carboys in their tiny living rooms.
Friday, May 20, 2011
There's no "collective" at The D.P. Chutney Collective. Just Southerner Drake Page, stirring up his concoctions over a hot stove.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Smorgasburg, a new food market with ready-to-eat food and produce, debuted at the Brooklyn Flea last weekend. Check out our slideshow for a preview of what vendors are selling.
Friday, May 06, 2011
The Kentucky Derby, which has its major showdown at Churchill Downs on Saturday, is the prime opportunity for us all to step into the role of Southern gentry for an afternoon. Here's our Top 5 list of cocktails that will make you feel like the mannered class we know you are.
Thursday, May 05, 2011
Jake Dickson, butcher and owner of Dickson's Farm Stand Meats in Chelsea Market, works with local farmers to bring naturally raised meat to his shop. Since he deals in whole animals, offering more pork chops means buying another whole pig or a half steer. Watch a video here.
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.