In our current issue, Rachel Wharton takes a peak behind the freezer case at Prospect Heights’ Ample Hills Creamery and discovers the secret to luscious scoops of ice cream.
Food & Dining
They say the East End is short on ethnic eats. Well, on August 10, we plan to change that when Edible East End presents the Great Food Truck Derby, in conjunction with the Hayground School in Bridgehampton.
In our current issue, Rachel Nuwer profiles fermentation fanatics who’ve learned to harness the wild microbes in our kitchens to make home-preserved foods funky, flavorful and good for your gut.
There’s kind of running joke among certain city chowhounds about how the mandate to eat humanely raised meats and locally sourced produce is lifted for street food, immigrant-run holes in the wall and food trucks. On May 6 you’ll have your chance to earn both locavore and food explorer points at the very same time.
For the next three nights–Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday–the cooks from Brooklyn’s Sweet Deliverance catering company join those from The Underground Food Collective in Madison, Wisconsin to take over the kitchen at Joseph Leonard in the West Village.
The blending of art and food have always been one our favorite intersections. (Fifth Avenue and 51st Street in Sunset Park is also nice, if you like tacos.) So we wanted to say thanks to Daily Candy for sending notice of this “eating installation” and pop-up supper into our inbox. Called Something I Ate, it all takes place in somebody’s house at 388 Metropolitan Avenue (at Havermeyer) in Williamsburg.
A few months ago we had the pleasure of attending one in a series of pop-up dinner parties at the Atlantic Avenue catering kitchen run by Kelly Geary, the cook and caterer behind the farm-centric company Sweet Deliverance and the author of the canning and pickling book Tart and Sweet. This weekend those pop-ups are back in action, and for the second time Geary is sharing her stoves with the Underground Food Collective from Madison, Wisc.
If you have any interest in becoming a cheesemonger, butcher or specialty foods buyer, running an urban farm, shooting documentaries about farm workers, writing the history of the taco, working the line in a killer farm-to-table restaurant, working to change agricultural policies, opening your own craft beer bar and grilled cheese shop or helping kids discover the joy of a watermelon radish, then have we got the job fair for you.