Restaurant openings, beer crawls, burgers and more
Sep 15, 2014 2:00 pm
There's a lot more than obnoxious sports fans and cheesesteaks going on in the City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia is home to a rejuvenated food and craft beer scene, spurred on by an influx of big-name chefs and large amount of new openings. Here are 15 reasons you should consider making a visit this fall.
Like the city's many public markets, the stalls at Belvedere Square are transitioning from selling fruit and poultry to those serving prepared foods. But rather than the fried-and-true, these new tenants are offering items that are freshly prepared, locally produced and even healthful. Baltimore's culinary scene is becoming more delicious every day, and there’s proof of that. Here's a complete guide to this dynamic market.
Event kicks off Music City Food & Wine Fest on 9/20
Sep 12, 2014 11:30 am
It’s no secret that the food and drink scene in Nashville has taken off in recent years. Music City has certainly put itself on the map of culinary hotspots, thanks to an influx of big name chefs and a mix of rustic and upscale restaurant openings. That’s why the annual Music City Food & Wine Festival – taking place over next weekend, September 20–21 – is an event you won’t want to miss. Kicking off the festivities is Harvest Night, an evening that will bring together world-renowned chefs and distinguished music artists.
For all its pomp and majesty, London is a city only recently besieged by a surge in the appearance of modern, towering architecture. Compared to its American metropolitan counterparts, viewing gallery-level restaurants — ripe with impress-your-date potential — are far fewer in number. Yet, structures such as the recently-opened Shard now deliver stunning vantage points and four-plus star restaurants from which to take in the city’s grey-tinged grandeur. Here are three to know about.
Autumn is one of the busiest times of the year for restaurants, when jetsetting Manhattanites (and Brooklynites) return from summer travels and settle back into their 'hoods, often in search of great food. New establishments look to right after Labor Day to open their doors for the first time, so there are plenty of restaurant openings to keep an eye on each fall. While covering the newcomers in our annual Fall Preview series and while galivanting around as we're wont to do, here are a few trends we picked up on.
There's more to the nation's capital than just museums and political shenanigans. The District is home to a rapidly expanding food and drink scene, which includes America's "best new restaurant" as decided by Bon Appétit. Here are five hot new places that easily justify a trip inside the Beltway.
Grabbing a quality but quick lunch in the Gramercy/Flatiron area can be somewhat difficult. Sure, there’s no shortage of options and the original New York locations of popular chains Shake Shack and Sweetgreen are nearby. There’s just that whole 45-minute wait time think to worry about. That’s why we’re excited each year by the arrival of Madison Square Eats and its 30 – yes, 30 – city vendors. Located in Madison Square Park, the semi-annual market opened for its sixth season on Friday.
Autumn in the Tuscan countryside is something everybody should experience at least once. Our own Jenny Miller was there last year, picking olives and drinking lots of red wine with New York-based chef Sara Jenkins. Read her full report right here, plus news on how to reserve a place on this fall's trip.