It's a special moment when you realize another mortal being understands you: your wants, your needs, your desires, and yes, your cravings for breakfast burritos. And we have found that in Jim Gaffigan, thanks to his delightful new book Food: A Love Story. Is this not our own love story, Jim?!
If you've ever wondered what Jamie Oliver looks like singing a Taylor Swift song ... we'd ask you why you would ever wonder that. But now we know, and it's still kind of weird. But the cakes look good!
It's time to face the facts: if you want to open a restaurant that is a) not ginormous, b) not in Las Vegas, and c) does not serve donkey sauce, you are not going to ever be a millionaire. Sorry to disappoint.
It's been a bode for female chefs this month, after Acquavit'sEmma Bengtsson landed a second Michelin star for the restaurant. She's only the second female executive chef to have two Michelin stars under her belt (the first being Dominique Crenn in San Francisco). Turns out, Bengtsson almost didn't take the job in the first place. With the wave of her success, it's safe to say now: no more excuses, lady chefs.
Yesterday was baseball’s opening day, as anyone trying to navigate the East Village within a two block radius of the newly opened MLB Fan Cave might have noticed, and we have to admit: we do feel a twinge of excitement. Not because of any moony, patriotic feelings we harbor towards The National Pastime, or because of an excuse to proudly root for our hometowns, even if our hometowns are embarrassing. But because of the FOOD. We’ve come a long way from ballpark franks and 32-ounce cups of light domestic beer.
Yankee Stadium, for example, boasts a shiny new Craft Beer stand this season. Oh, it’s owned by MillerCoors? Wait, half the beers on tap aren’t even beers? Okay, maybe Yankee Stadium is a bad example. You know who’s got legit options? Citi Field. Let’s explore those, shall we? Here are 5 reasons Citi Field’s Ballpark Menu trumps Yankee Stadium’s options.