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NY Coffee Summit Set to Give a Jolt to Java Lovers

Me, I’m a tea drinker; coffee makes me way too cranky.  But I know there are lots of caffeine freaks out there, so this International Culinary Center event in New York  may be for you. Panelists will talk about New York’s coffee culture, but which they mean the caffeinated scene around town, including barista training [...]

Dinosaur BBQ: A Second Bite

Awhile back, I wrote that Dinosaur BBQ, the Harlem outpost of the ribs chain, was a keen disappointment. Yesterday, I went back. Maybe it was that I was coming off the first bike ride of the season.  Or maybe it was that there was a different chef in the kitchen cooking up the ribs, pulled [...]

Event: TV Cooking Shows from the 1940s to Iron Chef

It may seem that TV cooking shows were  invented by the Food Network.  But cooking on TV-for fun and instruction-has been around since the dawn of television in the 1940s.  If you want to learn more about how these shows evolved, then tune in to this Culinary Historians of NY program at the Astor Center [...]

Does Obama Hate Asparagus?

It’s spring and that means asparagus season.  But apparently there’s one person who won’t be eating them-President Obama. The word is that the leader of the free world is no asparagus fan. Regional Best, an online marketplace that supports food artisans, farmers and other small family-owned food companies across the country, is launching a new [...]

Hankering to Start a Food Career?

If you’ve been laid off-or wishing you had been-author Irena Chalmers has some tips for finding your bliss in the food biz.  Here are the details: What: Irena Chalmers Author of Food Jobs: 150 Great Jobs for Culinary Students, Career Changers and Food Lovers When: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. Book [...]