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Get a Taste of Finnish School Lunch at MoMA Until October 12

New York Robyn Lee 6 comments

If you're planning to visit the MoMA during the next two weeks, here's your chance to get a unique lunch with the price of admission. From now until October 12, MoMA is holding a special lunch series, Back to School: A Taste of Finland, featuring a meal inspired by school lunches served in Finland, the first country in the world to offer free lunches to children in school. More

Sugar Rush: Ice Cream Sundaes at Terrace 5

New York Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

Cristina's favorite of the trio is the Bourbon Pecan Caramel sundae which couples a seductive, slow-flowing caramel sauce with candied pecans between scoops of vanilla and bourbon pecan gelato. More

Raising the Bar: Kicking it at The Modern Bar Room

New York Tia Kim 2 comments

[Photos: Tia Kim] The Bar Room at The Modern is not somewhere I would normally go apart from special occasions. But this weekend, I was having quality mother-daughter time and I couldn't take my mom to just any ratty... More

'Dressing the Meat of Tomorrow' at the Museum of Modern Art

Raphael 2 comments

Dressing the Meat of Tomorrow, James King On display as part of the Museum of Modern Art's Design and the Plastic Mind exhibit is a piece by James King called "Dressing the Meat of Tomorrow." This exhibit explores the technique that allows edible meat to be grown in a laboratory from sample cells. King discusses the process and what this meat might look and taste like: "A mobile magnetic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit scours the countryside looking for the most beautiful examples of livestock. The elected specimen is scanned from head to toe, and accurate cross-sectional images of it inner organs are generated... to create molds for the in vitro meat. We... might still want to re-create a... More


Harold Check 1 comment

I had the good fortune to visit the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan last week. The huge installation of Richard Serra sculptures was impressive and well worth a stroll through the museum's courtyard and upper floors. However, it was The Modern, Danny Meyer's restaurant on the ground floor that really had me smiling. My wife and I enjoyed a great lunch in The Bar Room that offered small plates of Alsatian cuisine, including fresh poached "Egg in a Jar" and grilled diver scallops. It was just the right kind of quick yet sophisticated refresher you need after two hours of digesting modern art. From there, it was a quick dash across the street to the MoMA store to peruse... More

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