If you missed the launch party for Liddabit Sweets’ new cookbook, you have another shot at meeting the local confectioners on Tuesday night at Greenlight, where they’ll be joined by Blue Bottle Coffee, which just released The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes. Amy Bennett of the Greene Grape will also be on hand, moderating a discussion on artisanal food making with Liz Gutman and Jen King of Liddabit and James and Caitlin Freeman of Blue Bottle. A coffee and chocolate tasting for guests is the icing on the cake.
A decade or so ago, the standard apartment warming gift among my group of friends was a liter of Jack Daniels, or if you were really feeling fancy, Maker’s Mark. Now, in a time when it seems like everyone suddenly has a “home bar,” and that home bar is stocked with multiple varieties of bitters […]
The Crown Heights restaurant scene these days seems to be a constant tug-of-war between the slew of trendy New American hotspots and the many longstanding Caribbean hole-in-the-walls (spoiler alert: there’s a lot more of the former opening, and a lot of the latter closing). But in all the ballyhoo about the rapidly changing face of Franklin Avenue and […]
The Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum (the last hurrah before the museum moves downtown) is four floors of surprises and astonishing sights. The artist is quoted in the museum’s family guide as saying, “If you follow your own interests, it can take you to a very magical place.” And with the blink of […]
We’re excited, and a little sad, to announce the fourth and final Brooklyn Based-Brooklyn Brewery Immersion of 2014: Saturday, Oct. 11 in Prospect Heights. It’s been an excellent Immersion season, drinking and eating our way through the South Slope, Greenpoint and Bushwick, and we can’t wait to spend the day hanging out on Vanderbilt Avenue. […]
It’s not just high-profile albums that are dropping this fall–there are more than a few memoirs from and biographies of musicians coming out this fall. We’ve tallied 16 and counting here. With the success of critically-acclaimed books by Patti Smith and Keith Richards, there have been plenty of recent tomes from from and about artists […]