8.24.17. Taste Talks is right around the corner! You won't want to miss this year's...
9.12.17.

Maybe we Americans have the wrong idea about barbecues, and September, not July, is the ideal time for outdoor grilling. At least that's what it felt like during the Taste Talks All-Star Cookout on Sunday, in Williamsburg's East River State Park. With little humidity and temperatures barely passing 70, the fires burning at 12 different […]

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9.11.17.

When Dana Cowin sat down with Dan Barber for a "Fireside Chat" at Taste Talks Brooklyn—a sister festival to both Northside Festival and Brooklyn Magazine—on Saturday, she acknowledged that a talk about the chef's work to make food more sustainable and less wasteful food have been too dark. Instead, the former Food & Wine editor declared […]

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9.9.17.The idea of teatime may conjure up a decidedly British image of manners and etiquette, but teapigs has been treating the United States to teas fit for the Queen since opening their Brooklyn office in 2014. Leaving behind the paper tea bags full of dusty stuff that we’re used to on this side of the pond, teapigs makes whole...
9.8.17.Labor Day may have come and gone, but technically, you still have until September 22nd to finish crossing items off of your edible summer bucket list. So here’s where to engage in a final round of oyster slurping, ice cream licking and boozy popsicle cocktail sipping throughout NYC. Indulge in Oysters on a Boat: There are a number of places...
9.8.17.“Quark is a quirky name,” admits Misha Dairy founder Kamilya Abilova. Falling somewhere between the texture and consistency of a thick strained yogurt and the savory, spoonable quality of a cottage cheese, quark has long been a staple in traditional diets throughout Central Asia and Europe. But when Abilova moved to from her native Kazakhstan to the US to...
9.6.17.Ignacio “Nacho” Jimenez, the head bartender at mescal bar Ghost Donkey, is one of those incredibly warm and friendly people who are without a doubt born for hospitality. Starting as a back waiter at PUBLIC thirteen years ago, Nacho previously ran the beverage program at The Daily, and in 2016 he moved to co-run the mezcal-heavy beverage program at...
9.6.17.Ahead of his cooking demo ‘How Burnt is Burnt?’, Taste Talks took a second to grill award-winning chef Timon Balloo on his food memories growing up to Chinese and Trinidadian parents, and what fans can expect when his SUGARCANE outpost opens in Brooklyn this fall. In your mind, how burnt is burnt? For me, ‘burnt’ is the bitter, acidic taste you...
9.6.17.When Greenpoint-based bakery Ovenly audited their garbage, they found that of the 70 pounds of garbage they produce daily, 60 pounds was organic waste. Co-founder Agatha Kulaga was not okay with sending that out to a landfill. "In addition to creating joy through the baked goods we make, Ovenly also has social impact and sustainability goals," Kulaga said. "The amount...
9.5.17. The weekend in taste we've all been waiting for has arrived! Whether you're going for the chicken and waffles brunch or our stellar talent line-up, be sure to grab your bib and a friend to gain the most of what we have to offer. This Week Tuesday 9.5 @ 7PM / TUESDAY SUNSET YOGA @ Rooftop Reds / tix Wednesday 9.6 @ 6:30PM / WINE...
9.5.17.

As America’s hottest test kitchen, Brooklyn has become an international epicenter of the food movement. The Future Food Expo at Taste Talks Brooklyn is one-of-a-kind exhibition that showcases the future of food products, companies, media, and innovators from both our home borough and around the world. The Expo will take place from 10am to 5pm […]

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9.5.17.From country to country, the specific ingredients that factor into local Zaatar depend largely on what grows nearby, what’s in season, and historical flavor trends that can date back centuries. Unique blends pull from thyme, cumin, marjoram, sumac, and oregano. Zaatar is a spice blend that varies widely throughout the regions that utilize it, and although it’s an ingredient...
8.31.17.

Northside’s culinary celeb-studded Tasty Awards is in excellent company this year. Instead of going it alone at the end of the month, the ceremony is setting the stage on Friday September 8th, kicking off three days’ worth of symposiums, workshops and all-star barbecuing at Taste Talks. The awards ceremony will honor the people, restaurants and […]

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8.29.17. While the summer months have come to a close, rooftop hangouts and ice cream are planning to extend their stay. So grab your mini umbrellas and sunnies, because summer isn't over until we say it is. This Week Tuesday 8.29 @ 6:30PM / MIDDLE EASTERN MEZZES @ The Brooklyn Kitchen / tix Wednesday 8.30 @ 6:30PM / VIETNAMESE DINNER @ The Brooklyn...
8.24.17. Taste Talks is right around the corner! You won't want to miss this year's festivals, taking place in Brooklyn, Chicago, Los Angeles, and for the first time, Miami! Come celebrate the future of taste as we bring together chefs, celebrities and food enthusiasts. We'll hold a series of panels, dinners, and one-of-a-kind experiences. Tickets are on sale now, get...
8.22.17. Looking for one last thing to cross off your summer bucket list? We have you covered. Indulge in one (or more- who's counting?) of these tasty events and gain all the bragging rights you deserve. This Week Tuesday 8.22 @ 7PM / FOOD TRIVIA NIGHT @ MOFAD / tix Wednesday 8.23 @ 6:30PM / INTENSIVE KITCHEN BASICS: FRIED CHICKEN & BISCUITS @...
8.8.17. What are you looking for in the week ahead? If it's the wines of France or seasonal sips, we're one step ahead of you. Join us this week and every week for the best taste events around. This Week Tuesday 8.8 @ 7PM / A DINNER PARTY WITH GORDI @ Archestratus / tix Wednesday 8.9 @ 6:30PM / VIVE LA FRANCE: RHONE...
8.4.17.

I recently had the privilege of attending the 25th Anniversary of Red Stripe’s Reggae Sumfest in mid-July, featuring some of the most notable names in dancehall and reggae, along with a host of local chefs serving up their own specialties. Upon my return, the immersion in island life and hospitality was ample inspiration to explore the many ways Jamaican […]

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8.3.17. We’re heading into the home stretch of summer, which means it’s hotter than ever! As such, we’re ramping up the drink events this week to keep you cool. And don’t forget to pick up some free ice cream at Salt & Straw this Friday! This Week   Thursday 8.3 @ 6:30pm / LADIES GET DRINKS: LOS ANGELES @ Preux & Proper...
7.27.17. We're diving into the week hands-first with food classes galore. Indulge your inner foodie with ice cream socials and tapas dinner lessons- it's all you need to keep busy and keep full this summer. This Week Tuesday 8.1 @ 6:30PM / VINEGAR REVIVAL RELEASE PARTY @ Industry City / tix Wednesday 8.2 @ 6PM / HANDS-ON FRESH FILLED PASTA WORKSHOP @ Eataly...
7.25.17. We get the food we think we deserve. Tell yourself you deserve something special, because you do. Here's what we're serving up this week:   THIS WEEK: Tuesday 7.25 @ 6:30PM / SUMMER SCHOOL: ROSÉ AND CHEESE @ Murray's Cheese / tix Wednesday 7.26 @ 6:3PM / HOW TO SEASON LIKE A CHEF @ Natural Gourmet Institute / tix Thursday 7.27 @ 7PM /...