Tag Archives: NYC

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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Culinarily Inclined Street Art

I love clever street art and this is the first time I have seen a manhole cover repurposed in to a skillet frying eggs.  Gives a nice visual to the phrase: it’s so hot you could fry an egg on … Continue reading

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NYC & The Bay Area: Episodes 4 & 5 of VGEF

VGEF is shorthand for Victory Garden Edible Feast.  I was remiss and missed posting an episode so this week you can watch two episodes back to back about the two best food cities in America, one on each coast.  Well, … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year! Why I Love NYC Reason #1

So my friend Pam and I meet regularly in Chinatown for lunch. She works in the financial district, I live on the lower east side which puts Chinatown in the middle. Thursday a lot of places were closed for the … Continue reading

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Everything Will Be Fine, Just Eat Some Dried White Mulberries

I saw these white Mulberries the other day at one of my favorite food stores: Dual Specialty store in the East Village. Oh Dr. Oz, really?  It just seems too preposterous to me that you would need to write such … Continue reading

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Instant Thick, Paramount Crystals and Phizzi Powder, Oh My

Kalustyan’s is famous in New York as one of our greatest specialty stores. The majority of the store carries mostly Indian groceries, but over the years they have expanded and expanded and expanded and now you can find almost anything … Continue reading

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Apricot Cherry Galette: Berlin Cottage vs NYC Apartment

It’s not often that I cook somewhere other than my own kitchen.  If I know I am going to be somewhere like, say, a beach house for a week, I totally micro manage the experience by packing suitcases of food … Continue reading

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