Giving you a
delicious dose of the weird and wonderful things going on in the
world of food...
As predicted by Robert Sietsema, Marios Pizzeria can no longer advertise with Nintendo's beloved Super Mario.
New Yorkers may have heard enough about LeBron James but Miami sure can't stop grinning. Shake Shack Miami has introduced the Le-BRAT James hot dog - a grilled bratwurst "bringing the heat with tobasco simmered onions."
A taste of the fun, innovative, and sometimes bizarre world of food:
For when you just don't have the time or patience to spread peanut butter and jelly on bread:introducing the Candwich. Candwiches are hitting a grocery store near you in varieties like PBJ Strawberry, PBJ Grape, and... BBQ Chicken.
A milk man? Like in the old days?" Yep, over 4,800 SoCal homes are
getting fresh (as in milked less than 48 hours ago) milk delivered right to their doors. Though it's not quite like the old days--milkman Jim Pastor has 16 varieties of milk in the back of his truck!
Baltimore becomes one of the first cities in the U.S. to hire a paid "food czar" in order to get its citizens to eat healthier foods.
with peanut allergies can rejoice--at least a little bit. Researchers
in Germany and the U.S. report that an experimental therapy may make peanuts less deadly.
The self-proclaimed "Chipotle of pasta" has arrived. Hello Pasta opened today to a large crowd thanks to its 88-cent pasta special.
What's going on this week in the world
of restaurants? The Baohaus boys are hitting the LES, Neapolitan cuisine goes beyond pizza, and Manhattanites can
now enjoy pasta on-the-go.
Highpoint Bistro: This Chelsea restaurant serves new American cuisine and drinks, with a focus on ingredients sourced form the nearby Hudson Valley that will satisfy local eaters.
Hello Pasta: Foodies can design
their perfect bowl of pasta to enjoy within minutes of ordering at the first branch of this fast food pasta place. Who knew carbo-loading during lunch could be so easy?
Xiao Ye: The
brothers behind BaoHaus
are bringing late-night Taiwanese street-style food to the Lower East
Side. If you're familiar with Eddie Huang's cooking, you know you're in
for a treat.
Tiella: This Upper East Side spot is serving Neapolitan cuisine, but that doesn't mean it's just another pizza place! Instead, the Italian dishes include homemade pastas, risotto with lobstaer and pink grapefruit and roasted red snapper.
Nuela: The long-awaited South American restaurant opens this week in the Flatiron, and brings long with it plenty of ceviche and suckling pig.
We recently hit the Hester Street Fair to scope out its tasty eats. Tucked at the back of the market, past Sigmund's Pretzels, Pain D'Avignon Bakery, La Newyorkina and plenty of jewelry vendors, Ethan Frisch and Ori Zohar were scooping their spice-infused homemade ice cream, brûléeing bananas in a pan and chatting with customers about social equality.
Their company, Guerrilla Ice Cream, specializes in homemade ice cream with unique flavors &
toppings that take inspiration from worldwide social and political
movements (the summer menu features Libertação, Velvet Revolution, Red Corridor, and 8888 Uprising); 100% of their profits are donated to marginalized populations.
We happily sampled all of their flavors, including the super-chocolatey 72% Chocolate & Port Wine ice cream and the special of the day, Sugar Cane & Ginger Shaved Ice, and caught up with the duo behind the dessert. Check out our in-depth Q&A with the guys who are revolutionizing ice cream one Chai Masala scoop at a time.