We look at the bright (and tasty) side of staying at home in the city during the holiday season.
Author of ‘Bean-to-Bar Chocolate: America’s Craft Chocolate Revolution’ Megan Giller gives us the most delicious places to go for chocolate in Brooklyn.
Since the event’s inception, the regional distilling world has exploded.
When it comes to small-batch alcohol, New York’s cup runneth over.
Thanks to these New York based producers, you can have your chocolate and drink it too.
Trying to describe Red Hook, Brooklyn’s Cacao Prieto is a tricky task – is it a distillery? A chocolate making wonderland with a heavenly shop full of organic confectionery treats? A science lab and farming-innovation think tank?
The Forrest Gump cocktail from Nick and Toni’s Cafe features Brooklyn’s own Cacao Prieto Cacao Rum, which we wrote about in Edible Brooklyn. It goes down easy with some Valentine’s chocolate, just saying…
Hungry? Our events calendar has loads of Edible events around the city, like Good Spirits, our fourth annual food and cocktail pairing extravaganza on February 21st. Join us for a night of food and handcrafted cocktails, like the Ole’ Jane Moro featuring Widow Jane 7-year Bourbon, blood orange, cardamom and a hint of Cacao Prieto Cacao Rum. Here’s what’s happening this week.
Cacao Prieto may be owner Daniel Preston’s retirement fun, but it’s also nothing short of brilliant. When he’s not busy patenting his ideas or building heirloom cacao libraries, the Red Hook distiller spends his time creating cacao-infused rum and other fantastic spirits.
We at Edible consider ourselves pretty darn lucky. First, we get to write about the coolest thing ever–food!–in one of the best cities on earth. Second, we have amazing readers who know what’s what and always keep us in check. In response to a story we ran in our current issue about Cacao Prieto’s Widow Jane Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey, we received the following letter with some…ahem, constructive criticism
Our annual alcohol issue has just finished fermenting, and the print issue will hit the streets imminently, but why wait to uncork it? Download our digital edition free here now.