By Denise Oliveira Where in New York City can you see an art exhibit about Jewish gangsters, rub shoulders with a food writer from The New York Times, and eat all the baked goods you could possibly desire? At this Saturday’s (Oct. 25) bake sale to benefit the […]
She worked in film, and never thought she’d write a cookbook. But then she started a food blog, and everything changed. “I’ve always been attracted to stories, and it turns out a cookbook is just a way to tell a story. Every recipe has its narrative,” says Ana Sofia Peláez, whose new cookbook, The Cuban Table, published by St. Martin’s Press hits bookstores on Oct. 28. Earlier this month, we spoke with Brooklyn-based Ana about her personal story, her blog, Hungry Sofia, and her upcoming book. Below, she shares one of her favorite recipes from the book, Arroz con Pollo.
By Marsha Clarke The start of fall always brings back childhood memories of school for me. When a teacher was the person who made you confront your bully with verbal reasoning followed by a stiff punch to the belly button of that little jerk. When you made new […]
One of the peppers I discovered a few years ago is famous in Spain. Luckily these fantastic peppers are also available in New York City during this time of the year.
Shishito are one of my all time favorite peppers. It was love at fist bite when I discovered them at Jimmy’s No. 43 in the East Village a few years ago. This basement bar is known for their wide selection of beer as well as an incredible small […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes I typically associate risotto with cooler weather months. This might be a function of the denseness of the meal and some primeval urge to bulk up before winter. I say this fully aware one can order a nice spring or summer themed risotto but just […]
By Marsha Clarke Yes Sugarcane, you are. Located in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn just a few blocks away from Barclays Center is Sugarcane restaurant. This very popular Caribbean spot has been serving Brooklyn and whoever is willing to make the venture out for over a decade. […]
Delicious heirloom tomatoes are available at Farmers Markets throughout the 5 boroughs in New York.
Be sure to check out these incredible recipes using the best heirloom tomatoes of the season.
By Seth Fera-Schanes Perry St restaurant sits on the edge of the West Village and across the west side highway from Hudson River Park. With a modern design, cool crowd, attentive staff and of course good food, Perry St is a spot to add to your NYC restaurant list. […]
Myers of Keswick is “your traditional British grocery store in New York City” according to the tagline on the company website and they really are just that. If you are in need of clotted cream, malt vinegar, any number of Heinz bean products or simply a cold soda such as R. Whites lemonade then Myers has you covered. The store also carries a variety of meat pies, Scotch eggs as well as pork and sausages.