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Vendy Love

Vendy Love

Lobster Display by Pestle & Mortar It was another glorious day on Governor’s Island.  The weather was perfect.  I made it just in time for the 11am ferry and I was headed to one of my favorite events in New York City, the Street Vendor Project’s Vendy Awards.  It’s hard not to get excited about … Continue reading

Pigging out at Pig Island

Pigging out at Pig Island

I hope everyone had a great Labor Day Weekend.  Mine started out with some great eating, thanks to fellow blogger Sweets by Sillianah.  She invited me to join her at Pig Island taking place on Governors Island.  25 local chefs took 80 locally sourced hogs and made some delicious dishes. Although the unexpectedly hot weather did … Continue reading

Corton in your kitchen

Corton in your kitchen

Last week was crazy and it seems like this week is no different.  I did have a great experience though, that I can’t wait to share.  Last Monday, I was at the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) taking the “Signature Dishes from Corton” with Corton’s former pastry chef Shawn Gawle.  That right, former.  The class started off … Continue reading

Bonkers for BBQ

Bonkers for BBQ

Bonkers.  That is my word of the month.  People are bonkers.  Things that happen are bonkers.  This weekend, I was bonkers for BBQ.  The Big Apple BBQ, has been on my calendar for months.  This event, where some of the nation’s best BBQ pitmasters congregate in Madison Square Park in NYC and smoke up a … Continue reading

Manhattanhenge-ish

Manhattanhenge-ish

Oh Manhattanhenge.  I had seen the many beautiful pictures that others had taken of you and I had such big plans of how awesome my pictures would be too.  I practiced and surveyed the land to control as many aspects as I could.  Alas, the clouds got in the way, and I didn’t get blinded … Continue reading

It’s Macaron Day!

It’s Macaron Day!

Hooray Macaron Day is here!  On this Tuesday, March 20th, various New York City pastry shops will be giving out macaron’s for free.  A holiday of sorts, Macaron Day was started in Paris by Pierre Herme and Relais Desserts.  A few years ago, they started a NYC branch of the event, which sadly does not include any … Continue reading