Category: Food

Spinach Dip with Lamb’s Quarters

By Seth Fera-Schanes Summer ingredients are overflowing at the Union Square Greenmarket.  When you visit the market and see the city’s chefs purchasing their ingredients for the day, you know you are in the right place to stock your refrigerator. One seasonal ingredient I particularly enjoy is lamb’s […]

Ramp Sourdough Bread

By Seth Fera-Schanes It was 11pm on a Sunday and 4 balls of sourdough dough sat on my counter.  They had been rested, stretched, rested again and were nestled in their baskets ready for an overnight proof in the refrigerator. Then I felt the urge to bake.  But […]

Biltong at Jonty Jacobs

By Seth Fera-Schanes A few things in the NY retail scene make me happy. 100 year old family businesses, preferably that have been in the same location or neighborhood where they started. Shops that are about 150 square feet, crammed with all manner of products. Specialty food shops. […]

The Chocolate Bars of Iceland

By Seth Fera-Schanes Take pause and imagine you are in New Orleans or Philadelphia, Florence Italy or Madrid Spain.  What do you think about?  Oysters Rockefeller?  Cheese Steaks?  Gelato?  Serrano Ham? Food is directly associated with our travel experiences.  It helps us know local culture and in our […]