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A Cherry Tomato On Top: Tom's Daughter Cocktail Recipe

A golden taste of summer from an urban garden
Aug 7, 2014 3:30 pm

Pulling from the Riverpark's garden, head bartender Bailly Roesch chose lemon verbena to muddle in with the sweet summer tomato flavor, adding an herbal element. Though potentially a strange combination, the use of honey as a sweetener ties the whiskey, tomato, verbena and citrus together for a bright, refreshing take on a classic whiskey smash. Ready to meet your favorite new summer sipper? 

New York City's Sisha Ortuzar Is One Crafty Chef

The man behind 'wichcraft and Riverpark, revealed
Jun 25, 2014 9:00 am

Here, Sisha Ortuzar of Craft Restaurant Group tells us how he managed to get David Chang, April Bloomfield, Marco Canora, Bill Telepan, Anita Lo and others to stump for sustainable seafood the night after the Beards this past May, and discusses the growth of 'wichcraft, how he built Riverpark's farm and his ongoing relationship with Mr. Top Chef himself. Check it out. 

The Ted X Manhattan Food Talk Is March 1. Here's Why You Should Stream Online.

One-day event to explore the food system
Feb 17, 2014 2:00 pm

Everybody enjoys watching a good TED talk. The global set of conferences explores “ideas worth spreading,” with speakers given a maximum of 18 minutes to present their ideas in innovative and engaging ways. We’re particularly excited about their upcoming “Changing the Way We Eat” event on Saturday, March 1st at The TimesCenter in New York City. Here's why.

10 Crucial Grilling Tips From The Food Republic Grilling Gods

Colicchio, Voltaggio and others give their pro-tips
Jun 5, 2013 1:01 pm

Food Republic's third annual Grilling Month may have come and gone, but grilling season remains in full force as the official start of summer fast approaches. In order to refresh your backyard barbecue knowledge, we revisit 10 tips from this year's almighty Grilling Gods, who offer up advice ranging from common mistakes to must-have gadgets.

Food News: Tom Colicchio Goes To Washington; Superbugs In Meat

Plus a gif from the Atlantic and weekend reading
Apr 19, 2013 9:01 am
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From superbugs in meat to undercover animal abuse bills to farm labor advocacy the week brought both alarm and reform. But hey, there's a gif from the Atlantic maps out America’s growing obesity problem with unsettling clarity! Read on for the week in food politics.

Food Film Review: A Place At The Table

Like Food, Inc.? Now it's time to fight hunger.
Feb 26, 2013 10:02 am

There's A Place At The Table for fans of 2009 Oscar-nominated food documentary trailblazer Food Inc., opening in theaters and available on iTunes and On Demand this Friday, March 1. This full-length documentary tackles the next issue after giant food corporations' effects on American agriculture: chronic hunger for 50 million despite the fact that our country produces more than enough to feed every citizen. 

Tom Colicchio And Perry Farrell Fish For Sailfish, Which Do Not Make Great Pets

Deep-sea saltwater fishing is the new rock
Jan 17, 2013 1:16 pm

Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio has this fishing show on YouTube’s Reserve Channel called Hooked Up. It's a good one. In this episode he invites Perry Farrell (of Jane’s Addiction; high-pitched-voiced political screeds) to Florida to fish for grouper, snapper and the big-game sailfish. Some tequila drinking also goes down. Also, Farrell’s thoughts on prostitution and how his children are “not pussies” are discussed. Colicchio once again goes Charlie Rose on his guest, as he did with Eddie Huang in a previous episode.

13 Photos Of Chefs Playing Ping Pong While Also Drinking Giant Beers

Chefs battle it out at the NYC Wine & Food Fest
Oct 15, 2012 11:01 am

Ten teams from 10 New York City restaurants turned up at the Standard Biergarten on Sunday to battle at the 1st Annual Ping Pong Invitational. Large beers were consumed.


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