Small batch chocolate cookbooks and podcasts questioning the choice to award Monsanto with the World Food Prize — yep, must be what the Edible staff is reading, watching and listening to this week.
It’s hot this week in NYC, to say the least. But Ely Key and Garrett Riffle have just the ade for what ails you — Switchel. Check out how these two DIYers brought an old quencher back to the fore.
From our current issue: Though their numbers have diminished over the decades, a few of the borough’s members-only social clubs still exist.
This drink is pretty impressive: The Charlie Hustle from Abigail Gullo, who tends at Fort Defiance in Red Hook. “With smokey peat and rosemary,” Gullo wrote to the judges, “it only seemed appropriate to name this after Pete Rose.” Gullo also lights a bit of fresh rosemary on fire, blows it out, and then holds the smoldering sprig inside the glass to give it a second dose of smoke. See, we told you it was impressive.
You might recall that way back in April–when Spring foods were just beginning to appear–we sent out a call to Brooklyn’s professional mixologists to enter the fourth annual St. Germain elderflower liqueur Can-Can Classic Contest, a seasonal cocktail competition being co-sponsored by our parent publisher Edible Communities.