Category Archives: NYC

Food, markets, restaurants, events, Lower East Side, East Village, Williamsburg, Chinatown, the food world from my downtown Manhattan viewpoint

Pumpkin Goat Cheese

Can’t imagine why it’s on sale ūüėČ

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Seasonal Menus

Every week we have a few dinner parties, sometimes for just 1 or 2 people, sometimes for many more, regardless of how small or big the crowd is I always write a menu on the wall in my kitchen. Our … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day/Passover

The above video is about the signing of the Paris Agreement, a historic global agreement to reduce carbon emissions and start to really deal with climate change. ¬†It nice to see all these otherwise serious politicians and policy people being … Continue reading

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Election Year Thoughts

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Plastic Lemons

Contrary to the sign these lemons where not plastic. I’m not sure what this means or why a grocery store has a sign below where they sell real lemons that says: plastic lemons. This is at the chain grocery store … Continue reading

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Surviving the Holidays

My intentions were good. ¬†Surely I would have some time to post something before¬†Christmas day, right? ¬†Apparently, not. ¬†Tuesday our friends Keith and Harald arrived and I made the above menu. One day in between to prepare for the Christmas … Continue reading

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David Lebovitz at The Brooklyn Kitchen

Brooklyn Kitchen is a great place to take a class or attend an event. ¬†Housed in an old warehouse/garage type building with high ceilings on 2 floors. The ground floor is broken up into basically three areas: The Meat Hook¬†(my … Continue reading

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