“We wanted to take Middle Eastern food to another level. We want to serve food that reflects modern Israeli life…”
The familiar sight of the styrofoam cakes, and the bright orange building at the corner of Grand Street and Bedford Avenue was a reliable landmark in the neighborhood. It was a place one could still buy a cup of coffee and an egg sandwich for $2.50. One could, without worry, request a hot coffee with “leche caliente”—hot milk.
This year the Down to Earth Farmers Market (formerly known as Community Market) at McGolrick Park’s opening day for the season is Sunday, April 7. Gonna be some super fine weather.
During Easter time, bakeries in both Italy and Italian-American neighborhoods offer a dazzling array of sweet and savory pies.
Christmas, and the holidays in general, is a tricky time to start pairing wines when meals are smorgasbords of food jumping all over the map—from turkey to ham, to yams to carrots—that one yearns for a simple and balanced wine with just a hint of acidity….
Early in the evening, the wait staffs are in a better mood, the chefs are still paying attention to the seasoning, and you and your friends have the whole damn backyard to yourself.