Category: Food & Drink

Daily Bookmark: Brooklyn-based plant expert teaches urbanites how to forage

Throughout our region, edible plants and mushrooms are abundant — even in urban areas like Brooklyn, if you know where to look. In “The Forager’s Feast: How to Identify, Gather and Prepare Wild Edibles,” Brooklynite Leda Meredith teaches aspiring DIY harvesters which plants are safe, where to find them and some tasty recipes made with…

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Daily Bookmark: In “Nothing Fancy,” Alison Roman brings easy elegance to cooking for a crowd

If you aspire to be one of those hosts who makes preparing a mouthwatering meal for guests look totally effortless, a new cookbook from New York Times columnist Alison Roman might be just what you’re looking for. In “Nothing Fancy,” on sale Oct. 22 from Penguin Random House, Roman teaches readers how to entertain like…

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Daily Bookmark: Bensonhurst native pens cookbook celebrating south Brooklyn’s Italian roots

In “Feast of the Seven Fishes,” writer and photographer Daniel Paterna blends his passion for food with a keen interest in Italian-American tradition to give readers a taste of the family recipes that defined his Bensonhurst upbringing. With stunning photos, including pictures of longtime neighborhood Italian grocers, and simple-to-follow recipes for dishes like sausage and…

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Diana Kuan Satisfies Readers’ Appetite for Spicy with a Hot New Book of Asian Sauce Recipes

Daily Bookmark RED HOT KITCHEN  by trained chef and culinary instructor Diana Kuan is a hot sauce manifesto focused on homemade Asian chili sauces and delectable dishes that highlight their flavor. Many diners who have spent years eating Chinese, Thai, and Japanese food are now exploring and craving Korean, Indonesian, and other Asian cuisines that…

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Bloggers take readers on NYC food crawl with new book

Authors Ali Zweben Imber and Daryl Zweben Hom, the faces behind the popular food blog The Sisterhood of the Unbuttoning Pants, have released a NYC foodie’s dream come true. “New York City Food Crawls” maps out the ideal culinary tour of every neighborhood, each with a unique theme and focus. This first-of-its kind guidebook maps out…

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Brooklyn Sci-Fi Bar Owner Creates A Cocktail Guide For Nerds

If you’re a fan of Doctor Who, you’ve likely heard of The Way Station in Brooklyn, NY, owned and operated by Andy Heidel. Named one of the best sci-fi bars by Buzzfeed, Time Out, Village Voice, and more, it’s complete with a TARDIS bathroom and themed cocktails. Andy Heidel’s upcoming book, The Cocktail Guide to…

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