Beer pros share their advice on the best way to approach a beer fest.
'Event' on Serious Eats
The Manhattan Cocktail Classic launched its fifth year with their annual booze-fueled, black-tie gala at the New York Public Library. Along with a nasty hangover, we managed to pick up several great cocktail ideas.
Chefs travel all over the world to cook for us, far from the comfort of their own kitchens. So with food festival season coming at us full speed, we check in with a slew of pros to find out how they do it, and how we can be better attendees.
SE Overlord Ed Levine donned his monkey suit last night to attend the James Beard Awards, aka the Oscars of the food world. Here's his take on things, including a behind-the-scenes look at how the winners are selected.
Another glorious Baconfest Chicago has come and gone. For you uninitiated folks, Baconfest is exactly what it sounds like—it's a wild celebration of all things bacon. If it sounds gluttonous and insane, yes, it is gluttonous and and it is insane.
For the fifth year running, the Brooklyn Brewery, The Brooklyn Kitchen, Brooklyn Grange, and The Meat Hook held the Meatball Slapdown last night. A dozen mostly Brooklyn-based vendors, including heavyweights like Delaney Barbecue and Mile End, and newcomers like Humboldt & Jackson and Emily, vied for the meatball trophy.
Check out the food events planned for this weekend in Chicago, including Lincoln Park open house and an Irish whiskey tasting or two.
The past 10 days in San Francisco have been filled with more than 500 events featuring beers both local and from afar, new and rare, unusual and delicious. Here are a few of the highlights.
Last night, barbecue enthusiasts lined up outside of The Firehouse on Lafayette Street, eagerly awaiting their access to over a dozen different type of brisket. The annual Brisket King of NYC event took place in Chinatown, with competition from New York's smoke houses, restaurants, and self-taught cooks.
250 people converged upon the Bell House Sunday afternoon to devour meatballs. A lot of meatballs. 50 cooks worked alongside each other to prepare 24 different kinds of meatballs, 7,500 of which were consumed in two hours by the ravenous masses as part of this year's Brooklyn Meatball Takedown.
Like any holiday worth celebrating, Lunar New Year is an opportunity to feast on good food with good company. And when Pok Pok and Xi'an Famous Foods get together to celebrate, good food is pretty much guaranteed.
Japonais closed at the end of 2013 for some renovations, which is not completely out of order for a 10-year-old restaurant. But instead of just slapping up some new light fixtures, it decided to go big. That partly explains how Masaharu Morimoto became involved.
Serving a good, representative bite to hundreds of guests is a challenge. Which is what made the ceviche mixto I sampled from El Barco Mariscos such a revelation.
We Drink With Sam Calagione: An Aged Dogfish Head Beer Dinner at The Abbot's Cellar in San Francisco
Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head and Chef Adam Dulye of The Abbot's Cellar collaborated on a dinner they almost called "Stinky Food and Really Old Beer."
Last night at City Grit, guest chef Dylan Fultineer of Rappahannock in Richmond, Virginia, prepared a six-course meal featuring local seafood and produce. Check out all the dishes here!
Need an excuse to break the cabin fever and head out into the freezing cold? Make your way to The Dawson for Between Bites, a storytelling series all about food. And guess who is one of the lucky readers?
Whether you're looking to upgrade your mixology skills or looking to sample a slew of tamales, if you're a West Coast denizen, you're in luck. This December brings hands-on workshops and bustling bazaars from L.A. to Seattle—here are our picks.
A few upcoming food events in Chicago.
Burgers finally got their due at this San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival event, which showcased 15 different burgers from restaurants and catering companies.