Food Stuff

The Best Food in New York – Nargis Cafe and the average guy

By April 13, 2015 no comments Permalink

My friends Paul and Andrew took me to lunch at Nargis Cafe – an awesome Uzbeki restaurant in Brooklyn that features Central Asian Cuisine. Great food, wonderful people and good friends = happy average guy! Here’s more information on Nargis Cafe: http://nargiscafe.com/ Andrew Cotto’s article about Nargis Cafe: http://nyti.ms/1D1SsRG tweet andrew: https://twitter.com/andrewcotto Get the gear…

Cooking with Anchovies, the World’s Healthiest, Most Versatile Fish

By April 1, 2015 no comments Permalink

Anchovies has more Omega-3s and calcium than any other fish. Credit: Patrizia Savarese / Getty Images Anchovies get a bad rap. It’s not their fault; in fact, it’s really the fault of pizza, or — more appropriately — the pizzaiolo who thought that draping pungent little fish fillets, dripping in oil over the surface of one of…

Ecuatoriana Restaurant Is a Link to Ecuador in Harlem

By March 25, 2015 no comments Permalink

On a high ridge in West Harlem, a steady wind from the bluffs of the Jersey Palisades reflects the swirling dynamics of the Sugar Hill area of Hamilton Heights, whose identity has been in steady flux since the days when Harlem was in vogue and Duke Ellington dispensed subway directions. One of the more recent…

How Clyde May’s Whiskey Became the Official Spirit of Alabama

By February 2, 2015 no comments Permalink

Mr. Clyde May returned to his beloved Alabama from World War II with a Purple Heart and Medal of Valor. The decorated war hero also returned to making Alabama moonshine. In the woods southeast of the state capital of Montgomery, in the hills and hollows of the Conecuh Ridge, using fresh spring water, local grains,…

Fort Greene Changes. Chez Oskar Doesn’t.

By January 23, 2015 no comments Permalink

On a frigid Brooklyn night, a deep-red facade on the corner of DeKalb Avenue and Adelphi Street in Fort Greene’s historic district glows invitingly. A worn wooden door awaits under the weathered sign of Chez Oskar, and those who enter will join a convivial scene that has been in steady swing for 17 years. The…