Earlier this week The New Yorker posted a fascinating video about a Lower East Side compost program. Nay, you say? It's impossible for the words "fascinating" and "compost" to live happily in the same sentence? Well, stew on this: The average New Yorker tosses 3 pounds of food waste per week. With ... More >>
Lyric Stage's revival depicts hard times a century ago.
Eataly's pastry shopWhile everyone was enduring the Super Bowl pains here in Dallas, I was away in NYC and LA for work. Despite braving a blizzard and juggling time zones, I ate well. Both food scenes were predictably different. I ate rich, fatty foods in the NYC winter blast, while in LA, ... More >>
Bone Marrow at PruneHaving been on a business trip in New York for the last two weeks, I thought, surely I'd be off blogging duties. However, the man had different ideas for me, with a seemingly innocuous send-off of, "Have a safe trip. Send in anything interesting you might find." Crap. See ... More >>
Food isn't much fun when it's unaffordable. Today, cash-strapped Americans tell survey takers they're planning to eat out less and use more coupons. But eaters haven't always taken such a passive approach: There's a centuries-old tradition of demanding lower prices. Here, City of Ate presents five m ... More >>
My graduate degree, like most, hasn't been good for much. But today -- and, I strongly suspect, today only -- it qualifies me to expertly parse the most attention-getting exchange of the Elana Kagan confirmation hearings. When Lindsay Graham yesterday pressed Elana Kagan to recall where she ... More >>
Tuesday, April 13, at House of Blues
Crossing Delancey takes off at the Runway