My New Book—Ice Cream: A Global History

Chelsea: Panel on Julia Child, Culinary Revolutionary

If you’re interested in learning about the culinary mother of us all-Julia Child-you should check out this outstanding panel. Among those speaking will be Judith Jones, Child’s cookbook editor; Molly O’Neill, former NY Times Magazine food columnist; and other culinary luminaries.
Julia Child: Culinary RevolutionaryThursday, June 12, 6:00 p.m.,Anna-Marie and Stephen Kellen Auditorium, Sheila Johnson [...]

Lower East Side: Cheese Field Trip

Anne Saxelby, the winsome cheesemonger who hangs out at Essex St. Market as Saxelby Cheesemongers, is organizing yet another field trip for the cheese obsessed. This one gets you down with the curds at a Vermont creamery for the entire weekend. Here are the details:
The Mother of All Cheese Trips…


Chelsea: Artisanal Foods and Wine Events

Two free events in Chelsea in the next couple of weeks hit some hot culinary topics. Where does my food come from? And what do all those wine ratings mean anyway?? Bottlerocket Wines and Spirits is hosting:Eclectic Salon: American Artisanal
Wednesday, May 21, 6 — 8 pmBottlerocket Wines and Spirits5 W. 19th Street212-929-2323
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Wine: Florida Food Writer Gets it Right

I admit it-I don’t have much of a palate for wine. So, that means I rely on my wine store guy (I like Gotham on Broadway and 95th) or on the occasional wine site for recommendations.
Spivak on Wine by Florida wine and food writer, Mark Spivak, offers great tips on wine-and importantly, he talks [...]

Borough Food War: The Bronx Does Surprisingly Well

When it comes to pizza, burgers and tap water, the Bronx wins out over the other boroughs, according to today’s NY Post. Take a look at the face-off and judge for yourself:


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