Food & Drink

EVENTS: Food Festivals for the Weekend of 9/20 [DC]

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[Vegan Treats' chocolate peanut butter cheesecake on a stick from last year's VegFest; photo by Carrie Epps] In addition to bacon, here’s a selection of the other food related events going down this weekend. I hope you plan on cloning yourself/your stomach, because your belly’s gonna be full: SATURDAY DC VegFest Yards Park, 11am-6pm Free, [...]

September 19, 2014 Carrie Epps Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Falanghina [NYC]

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As part of my newest and most exciting quest to discover great new places to eat in my new neighborhood, Falanghina on St. Mark’s and Avenue A caught my eye. It’s a cozy little spot on a busy street that struck me as perfect for this incredible Fall-like weather we’ve been having.  Pizza is one [...]

September 17, 2014 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0

EVENT PREVIEW: DC’s Capitol Bacon Festival [9/20]

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photo credit:  Capitol Bacon Festival If there is one thing that we know, AMERICA LOVES BACON.  Whether it’s stuffed inside of an omelet, wrapped around a savory scallop or premium cut of meat, or on top of a maple glazed doughnut, it’s just better with bacon.  On Saturday, September 20, 2014, the Capitol Bacon Festival [...]

September 16, 2014 Powell Bernhardt Events, Food & Drink 1

EVENT: Food Trucks Watertown [Boston]

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Last Saturday, one of those strange, gloomy but sunny early-fall days, Eat Boston invaded Watertown with a posse of local food trucks and breweries for a pop-up food truck beer garden. The highlights were many; the drawbacks were few; and the rain, thankfully, held off until after the event. Tickets were pay-what-you-want (between $2 and [...]

September 15, 2014 Rebecca Joy Food & Drink 0

FOOD: Whitman’s [NYC]

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Moving to the East Village recently, Whitman’s was on my list to try as I heard their burgers and sandwiches are amazing.  I actually tried to go once but during the week they open at 5pm…good to know!  (Fear not, they open at 12pm on weekends!) My dad and I are on an unofficial quest [...]

September 12, 2014 Kayleigh Clark Food & Drink 0

CONTEST: #HotBartenderNY Photo Contest [NYC]

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Sometimes a bartender becomes the whole reason we return to a certain bar–and what’s wrong with that? Not only do they pour us our favorite adult beverages, but often times they are easy on the eyes and have a personality to match. They give us our booze, so now it’s time to give back to [...]

September 11, 2014 Brittany Temple Food & Drink 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Taste Talks 2014, I Already Love You

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[Photo from Taste Talks 2013] Boring lectures, these are definitely not. I’ve been anticipating this year’s Taste Talks weekend ever since last year’s CS X Eventbrite coverage, and trust me, I have never been so excited to hear a bunch of strangers talk on and on in my whole life. The weekend kicks off with a [...]

September 10, 2014 Lea Faminiano Food & Drink 0

EVENT PREVIEW: The Emporiyum – Washington, DC [11/15-11/16]

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photo credit: Paul Kim Photography When I first arrived in the District, I would often complain about the lack of quality restaurants and food at a variety of price points.  Sure I love high-end cuisine more than most, but my most memorable meals haven’t always required that I spend my paycheck.  During these times when [...]

September 9, 2014 Powell Bernhardt Food & Drink 0

EVENT PREVIEW: FTW! Food Trucks Watertown!

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Four words. Food truck beer garden. Next Saturday, September 13th, head over to The Arsenal in Watertown between 12 and 4pm for local brews and chews at Eat Boston’s FTW! Food Trucks Watertown. This event is all-ages and shuttles will run every 20 minutes from Harvard Square. Participating food trucks include: Bone Daddy, Chicken n [...]

September 8, 2014 Rebecca Joy Food & Drink 0

RECIPE: Cheap Beet Lemonade

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Last week, I lucked out and was able to pick up a friend’s farm share while she was on vacation. Melon, lettuce, delicious heirloom tomatoes… and beets. As can be the case with beets, I was bewildered how to make the most of them. Too hot out to roast, not enough to pickle. Some internet [...]

September 4, 2014 Rebecca Joy Food & Drink 0

DRINK: The Dubliner [Hoboken, NJ]

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As kids with backpacks fill our buses and pumpkin beverages fill our mugs and glasses, I find myself thinking, slow down summer! September might be the start of all things fall, but I am not ready to let go of some of those sweet summer joys that I wait for all winter long (emphasis on [...]

September 3, 2014 Brittany Temple Food & Drink 0

EVENT PREVIEW: Wines of South Africa 2014 “From BBQ to Braai” [September 4]

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[Photo courtesy of Colangelo & Partners Public Relations] Get ready for Thursday, NYC – September 4 is the final braai in the Wines of South Africa 2014 “From BBQ to Braai” series. Since the braai back in December at Shelter in Brooklyn, the series has taken the tour from New Orleans and Scottsdale to Key West, Asheville [...]

September 2, 2014 Lea Faminiano Food & Drink 0