The Mast Brothers, a pair of celebrated chocolatiers based in Williamsburg, literally set sail and lugged nearly 20 tons of organic cocoa beans from the Dominican Republic in an effort to be “oil-free.”
In our magazine, Rachel Wharton takes a closer look at Purple Yam, the sublime Filipino restaurant on Ditmas Park’s up-and-coming Cortelyou Road. As she puts it, “Besa and Dorotan may have both grown up in the Philippines, but their restaurant is to Filipino food what Pies ’n’ Thighs is to chicken and biscuits, what Franny’s and the Frankies are to Italian food: kind of like your mother’s cooking, but only if she once worked the line in a four-star restaurant.”
It’s Labor Day weekend, which means two things: you don’t have to work Monday (hopefully!) and Brooklyn is about to start pulsing with the sounds and sights–and eats– of The West Indian Day Parade. Our mouths are watering already for a cool drink of sorrel and some spicy jerk chicken.
Just 30 minutes from Midtown, the Stone Barns Center can make you a farmer for life–or just an afternoon.
From goat cheese to tres leches cake, here are some visual highlights from the Edible Manhattan Diary Issue. Click the photos to go to the stories.
From bitters to biodynamic wines, here are some visual highlights from our Alcohol Issue. Click the photos to go to the stories.