Food & Drink

EVENT: Taste of Cambridge [Boston]

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This past Thursday, Taste of Cambridge set up shop at University Park and Sidney Street in Central Square to showcase the restaurants and bars behind Cambridge’s stellar culinary reputation. I’m most likely biased, but this city has some of the best eats around. I jumped at the chance to sample restaurants that have been on [...]

July 22, 2014 Rebecca Joy Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Ovenkina, Melt Bakery and more from National Ice Cream Day [NYC]

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Ice cream nailed its big weekend in New York City, solidifying its spot as the reigning sweet of summer. All across town, celebrations were held in honor of National Ice Cream Day, a day that helps celebrate National Ice Cream Month, which is assuredly in the running for Ronald Reagan’s greatest accomplishment as the 40th [...]

July 22, 2014 Casey Feehan Food & Drink 0

FOOD: The Case For Breakfast Popsicles

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Guys, I just invented the best thing. True, “invented” might be a little suspect; “realized” might be more appropriate. And my use of “best” could be dubious, too, because remember, I’ve already made a pretty strong case for cooking everything in bacon fat. But despite those two things, this is still a very great idea: [...]

July 21, 2014 Casey Feehan Food & Drink 0

DRINK: Shenandoah Valley’s Three Notch’d Brewing Company

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When those hot, hazy, humid summer days get the best of Washingtonians, most head to beaches, near and far.  Often going under the radar, the Shenandoah Valley offers a ton of outdoor activities, including hiking and biking, for those who don’t want to sit in traffic for half a day to get to the Maryland [...]

July 18, 2014 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Boulton & Watt’s New Lunch Menu [NYC]

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Boulton & Watt, bordering the East Village and Lower East Side on Houston, has been a go-to spot of mine for a while now.  Opening about a year and a half ago, Boulton has a lot going for it, besides the location. Boulton checks off a lot of the boxes I look for in a [...]

July 17, 2014 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0

EVENT: WGBH Craft Beer Festival [Boston]

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Just when I was thinking that it had been awhile since I’d been to a good craft beer festival, WGBH of PBS TV fame swooped in with 27 breweries, 3 bands, and 2 food trucks to keep my summer buzz going through September. So, what, you might ask, made this event different from any other [...]

July 16, 2014 Rebecca Joy Food & Drink 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Taste of Cambridge This Thursday! [Boston--Cambridge]

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Good news, everybody! If you slacked on getting your tickets to this year’s Taste of Cambridge, you have one more day! Due to Tuesday night thunderstorms, the event has been raindated to this Thursday July 17th, 5:30-8:30pm (VIP gets an extra hour until 9:30pm!) On top of over 75 participating vendors, an adult ticket includes [...]

July 16, 2014 Rebecca Joy Food & Drink 0

EVENT REVIEW: Exceeded Expectations at the Raw Food Festival

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[A selection from Everlasting Life; photos by Carrie Epps] When New Age guru Marianne Williamson once wrote, “Our greatest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure,” I’m sure she never dreamed it would apply to a raw vegan food festival in a tiny community center in northwest Washington, [...]

July 16, 2014 Carrie Epps Food & Drink 0

SIP OF THE MOMENT: Maison Premiere’s Agua Benta Julep

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Is it possible to fall in love with a bar? More importantly, is it possible to want to actually be a bar? I’ve got a giant crush on Maison Premiere, and I’m not afraid to hide it. Known for their oysters and specialty cocktails, Maison Premiere embodies everything about class and charm [minus the one bitchy [...]

July 15, 2014 Lea Faminiano Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Park & Sixth Gastropub [Jersey City, NJ]

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Smack dab in the middle of the Paulus Hook section of Jersey City is Park & Sixth Gastropub. I happened upon this gem after arriving at my original dining destination only to find it was unexpectedly closed for the evening. A quick scan of my “Restaurants to Try” list and I found myself at Park [...]

July 14, 2014 Brittany Temple Food & Drink 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Raw Food Festival [DC]

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Full disclosure: I am a full-on earthy crunchy hippie. In addition to being, you know, vegan, I make my own granola, I like my cleaning products eco-friendly, recycle everything, bike to work, wear my Tevas everywhere and if I didn’t live in a tiny, rented studio I would have a garden, and I would compost. [...]

July 11, 2014 Carrie Epps Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Miami’s Yardbird Southern Table and Bar

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Equipped with mason jar and peach basket light fixtures, bluesy tunes, and a bourbon supply straight out of a Kentucky storm shelter, Yardbird undoubtedly screams the South.  Although Miami is the last city in the confederacy that crosses my mind when I think of fried chicken, I’d never commit a cardinal sin and order something other [...]

July 11, 2014 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0