How to find great coffee while you’re on the go. [SE] The right time to get rid of a cookbook. [Epilog] Chefs’ tips on making the most of scraps. [Seattle Times] For a more interactive dinner gathering, try a stylish crush party. [F&W] London's must-have food experiences. [Guardian]
See more photos from the brunch here.
Michelin Guide announces its 2011 NYC Bib Gourmand picks. [Eater] 50 restaurants most "fit for foodies." [OpenTable] A coffee cupping to celebrate National Coffee Day. [TIME] Brooklyn chefs take over the Beard House. [Brooklyn365] Create your own hot-sauce tasting. [SE] Nigel
In this recipe from Robert Sisca, the fish is quickly grilled and joined by braised fennel and a citrus sauce.
Eater's list of San Fran restaurants to watch. [Eater] Directions on making duck confit. [Ruhlman] An old-time dish from the coast of Ireland: Irish moss. [Smithsonian] The beer style you've never heard of. [Atlantic]
2010 Best New Chefs, served this unique and texturally playful dessert at his recent Beard House dinner. It was composed of dehydrated beets, Oregon berries, salted meringue, and tarragon. See more photos of his menu here.
NYC Vendy Awards recap. [SE] The oft-forgotten price of the locavore movement. [WSJ] Lessons learned from a summer on the farm. [Atlantic] Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with Taiwanese moon cakes. [ZesterDaily] Remembering classic candy. [Saveur]
our little item about the location of the 2011 Beard Award nominees announcement set off a flurry of questions about online voting and submissions. Well, we have one answer: nominations voting and entry forms will be available on October 15 at jamesbeard.org/awards. That gives you a few weeks to think long and hard about who deserves a nomination for cooking, journalism, food media, and restaurant design.
JBF Greens: Brooklyn Cooks For one night only we’re bring the best of Brooklyn to the Beard House. Join us for a special multi-course menu prepared by the chefs, wine experts, butchers, ice cream makers, and bakers that make Brooklyn the city’s most creative food borough. Tuesday, September 28, 7:00 P.M. Las Vegas Luxury Known for setting new standards for luxury in Las Vegas, Steve Wynn has outdone himself with his latest property, Encore. Join the talented chefs from Wynn’s empire for a meal that will span the culinary stratosphere, from innovative pan-Asian to Sinatra-inspired modern Italian. Tuesday, September 28, 7:00 P.M.
Feast your eyes on more photos here.