In honor of Eat-Drink-Local week, our annual 8-day celebration of our foodshed, we’re teaming up with ‘wichcraft for a backyard pig roast in Bryant Park. Aside from the obvious, a pig–this one sustainably raised at Niman Ranch–we’ll have loads of Greenmarket fixings and ‘wichcraft’s award-winning oatmeal cream’wiches, plus Long Island wines, New York state beers and music.
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Hungry? Our events calendar has loads of Edible events around the city, like this Sustainable Seafood Supper Club at Brooklyn Commune. Here’s what’s happening this week.
We’re thrilled to announce our fourth annual Eat Drink Local week, an eight-day locavore love fest for our foodshed celebrated by Edibles around the tri-state area. For one week, starting June 22nd, we urge you to show some love for our local food system by dining out, cooking in and enjoying local, seasonal ingredients.
A fig tree does indeed grow in Brooklyn. Lots do, actually, largely thanks to fig farmer Nelson Ryland who runs a family business selling fig tree cuttings out of his beautiful Victorian house in Ditmas Park.
Brian Luster! We loved his photo of New York ramps, ready to be cooked. Something about the beauty of the bouquet of ramp leaves, the freshness of a local ingredient and the wine in the background (who doesn’t enjoy a glass of wine while cooking?) made us smile.
Hungry? Our events calendar has loads of Edible events around the city, like tomorrow’s pig butchering demo at Jimmy’s No. 43 where farmer Michael Klampfer from Møsefund Mangalista Farm will break down half a Mangalista hog. Light lunch to follow. Here’s what’s happening this week.
More than three decades ago and long before Brooklyn was a culinary destination, The River Café ushered in a new movement in dining: local food. Now, having suffered millions of dollars in damage during Hurricane Sandy, the restaurant’s owner, Michael “Buzzy” O’Keeffe, vows he will rebuild.
Come May 29th, we’ll be sipping award-winning Long Island wines and feasting on some of the finest fare in Brooklyn (and Manhattan). Here are just a few things we’ll be tasting.