The Setting Sun of Autumn: Persimmons in Japan As October deepens the nights become longer and colder. Even in the morning the light is the color of weak tea, and the sunsets become more melancholic. It’s the time of year where the world begins its last push of color before the muted shades of […]
For the fourth consecutive year, Aki Matsuri took place at the iconic Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. There were 13 restaurant participants, including All’onda, Blue Ribbon Sushi, Boulud Sud, Gramercy Tavern, Hakata Tonton, Hasaki, Jean Georges, Keizo Shimamoto x Neil Syham, Morimoto, Nobu, Park Avenue Autumn, Red Rooster Harlem, and The Sea Grill. Beverage booths […]
Discovering Burdock In some of the more wild areas of New York City’s Central Park or Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, you may notice something spicy in the air. Before you can put your finger on what exactly it is,it’s gone. Chances are, you’ve just had a whiff of common wild burdock which grows throughout the Northeast […]
Our most anticipated event of the year was everything we hoped for, and more! We were able to raise more than $12,000, which we will put towards the creation of educational culinary programs, as well as fund a scholarship trip for 2 chefs to Japan. Set in Brooklyn Brewery for the third year running, the […]
The Marukome Miso Discovery at the International Culinary Center was as educational as it was delicious. Chef Travis Swikard (Executive Sous Chef, Boulud Sud) lead the demonstration by displaying his culinary talents, creating two Japanese inspired dishes using Marukome miso. As one of two Chefs we sent to Japan through Marukome’s scholarship program, Chef Swikard beautifully displayed the techniques […]
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