By Seth Fera-Schanes My friend recently moved out of the city and I inherited the remainder of his Community Supported Agriculture (“CSA”) farm share. It is one of the best gifts a city resident can receive. Every Sunday, I pick up fresh vegetables and fruit that last throughout […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Here is a fact. I like Brussels Sprouts. They have a nice pungent taste, can be used in a number of dishes and remind me of Fall. Here is another fact. I like Guinness. It has a nice strong taste and I like to drink […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Space comes at a premium in New York and no more so than in the tiny kitchens that are jammed into the 400 square foot apartments found throughout this city. What should be a simple meal preparation actually poses a challenge due to the lack […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes We should add up how many articles I write and mention a farmers market in the city. I can wait if you would actually like to do that exercise. My guess would be 75%. The reality is I go to the markets around the city […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes One of the advantages to living in New York City is the wide range of food items, sourced from all over the world, that are easily accessible just about anytime you want them. Have a craving for Durian fruit from Thailand? Consider it done. Simply […]
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 […]
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 We are expanding our summer drink menu with two different versions of cherry lemonade. Both recipes are non-alcoholic, but if you wanted to add a little rum we won’t tell anyone. Each recipe calls for fresh cherries which are in season right now. These drinks […]