This Weekend in 'New York Times' Food News
Beef in the Backyard: Judith Jones (the editor who discovered Julia Child, Marcella Hazan, and others) has started raising cattle at her Vermont home.
Life in the EcoDorm: Read about the students at Warren Wilson College who have a permaculture garden the produces Jerusalem artichokes and figs.
Times Style Magazine, Travel Fall 2009: Affordable, ingredient driven cooking in Berlin, Gray Kunz names his favorite spots, fine wines in Melbourne, guava blossom cake in Hawaii, duck-fat fries and the best poutine in the world in Montreal, place-based food in the desert of Boulder, Utah, from Tex-Mex to sushi in Austin, rye croissants, Le Fooding, and experimental cocktails in a guide to Paris, banana blossom and chicken salad in Vietnam, and finally salumi and wild game in Switzerland.
Seltzer Man: New York's last seltzer deliveryman is laid up with an injury, and customers are starting to panic.
In Travel: A review of the Ace Hotel which boasts Stumptown coffee, Flour+Water serves up high-end Italian in San Francisco, 36 Hours in Bermuda, the Basque region of France and Spain, and when you think Maine, think oysters.
Regional Dining: A new bar serving only American craft beers is open in Brooklyn, an inside look at the neighborhood that sits under the Pepsi-Cola sign in Long Island City, Rogue Winebar in South Norwalk, sustainable cooking classes at Rainbeau Ridge in Bedford Hills, Blond in Huntington, and Cubanu in Rahway.
Co-co for Coconuts: Young peeled coconuts were the hot drink of the summer in New York.