For Pooja Bavishi, entrepreneurship runs in the family. Her father is an independent businessman in the textile industry, and her mother has worked alongside him for as long as Bavishi can remember. Making the the jump from undergrad studies in North Carolina, to fair housing and social enterprise work in DC, to business school in […]
While many of us were reeling in the wake of Trump’s election, Liz Alpern decided to take action. “I realized,” she said, “when you don’t know what to do, do what you know how to do.” So Alpern, who recently co-wrote The Gefilte Manifesto a cookbook filled with the revamped traditional Jewish recipes she serves […]
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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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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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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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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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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 […]