Archive for June 30, 2015

You Can Soon Get Drunk Off Kombucha

You Can Soon Get Drunk Off Kombucha

Source: Grub Street New York

Not like we’d know why anyone would want to, but soon you can get drunk off of Kombucha, the fermented tea that vaguely tastes of gym socks. According to Grub Street, Santa Fe HoneyMoon Brewery has created a beverage that combines the health properties of kombucha with the flavor and alcohol levels of beer.

 

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One Dollar Taco Tuesday at Mission Cantina

One Dollar Taco Tuesday at Mission Cantina

Source: Eater NY

If you’re considering Taco Bell for dinner, don’t. Instead head over to Mission Cantiana where Danny Bowien will be serving up $1 tacos until midnight. According to Eater, there will be a variety of tacos such as chicharron en salsa roja, veal sweetbreads a la plancha, summer squash, chili relleno, hot dog tijuana and more!

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The Magic of Hobo Packs

The Magic of Hobo Packs

Source: New York Times Dining & Wine

If you were ever a boy scout at some point in your life, you know the drama and excitement that hobo packs, a foil wrapped meal cooked over hot coals, brought when you opened it. The Times has a sweet potato and apple hobo pack recipe that is a synch to make, and not to mention delicious to eat at a summer cookout.

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New Swedish Pizza Doesn’t Even Have a Bottom

New Swedish Pizza Doesn't Even Have a Bottom

Source: Grub Street New York

Let’s get a few things straight here. At the very least, pizza is comprised of pizza, sauce and cheese. We’re not sure what weird mutation Pizza Hut pizza brought about with their hot-dog-stuffed pizza and now a Swedish pizzeria called Nya Gul & Bla has made a pizza that doesn’t even have a bottom. According to Grub Street, “It’s just a ring of six calzone thingies filled with cheese and a meat like bacon or prosciutto, with a salad, fries, a glop of tzatziki sauce, and a solitary banana pepper in the center.”

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United Airlines Finds Way to Turn Food Waste into Fuel

United Airlines Finds Way to Turn Food Waste into Fuel

Source: Grub Street New York

United Airlines swoops in with a solution to turn food waste into fuel. According to Grub Street, the airline is about to start flying planes powered by biofuel made from food scraps, farm waste and animal fat. This isn’t only great news for the rising concern in the about of food Americans waste a year, but it’s also an answer to helping reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.

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Little Beet Opens Up Fourth Location

Little Beet Opens Up Fourth Location

Source: Eater NY

Little Beet is not so little anymore. Chef Franklin Becker is expanding the Little Beet empire with a location near The Nomad. According to Eater, this will make four locations by this fall: the original, the Queens mall one, the second Midtown location and now this one along Broadway.

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Frogmore Stew to Serve at Your Next Beach Cookout

Frogmore Stew to Serve at Your Next Beach Cookout

Source: New York Times Dining & Wine

What would summer be without a table covered in newspaper and topped with Frogmore Stew (also known as a Lowcountry boil.) Kim Severson for the Times has a Frogmore Stew recipe that can come together quicker than you think! All you need is some fresh shrimp, some kielbasa or sausage and some corn on the cob. The trick to the whole thing? Frozen corn on the cob from the supermarket!

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Researchers Find Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer

Researchers Find Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer

Source: Grub Street New York

If you were just about to start a citrus diet, might want to rethink that. Researcheres at Brown and Harvard have discovered that eating citrus may raise a person’s risk in developing melanoma. According to Grub Street, they conducted a study that included over 100,000 Americans over 26 years and found that people who had a serving and a half of citrus each day were 36 percent more likely to get melanoma than people who consumed just two servings per week.

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Burger and Beverage Pairings this Fourth of July at Bobo, Rosemary’s & Claudette

Burger and Beverage Pairings this Fourth of July at Bobo, Rosemary's & Claudette

Source: Eater NY

All of Carlos Suarez’s restaurants are offering a Fourth of July special burger and beverage pairing. According to Eater, you can get the “tongue & cheek” burger (brisket, short rib, and cheek marmalade with smoked tongue and secret foie gras sauce) and a bourbon flight for $32 at Bobo; a beef, prosciutto, and guanciale burger with a Narragansett Lager at Rosemary’s; and a $25 lamb burger with rose at Claudette.

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J Cone is the Way to Eat Ice Cream this Summer

J Cone is the Way to Eat Ice Cream this Summer

Source: Grub Street New York

Rack in the Instagram likes when you post a picture of you eating a J-Cone! It’s a new way of eating ice cream and it’s a “cone” made out of puffed corn. Each cone is shaped by hand and then can be filled with ice cream. According to Grub Street, the peculiar shaped cone costs $4 and can be found at J-Play Ice Cream in Soho.

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Vegan Nachos Now at Superiority Burger

Vegan Nachos Now at Superiority Burger

Source: Eater NY

There are a lot of not-so-fun things about being a vegan, luckily Brooks Headley’s vegan nachos aren’t one of them. According to Eater, the chef just dropped vegan nachos at Superiority Burger. They appear to be made with blue corn chips, peppers, cilantro, onions, scallions and gooey yellow cheese of course!

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Check Out the New Chicharron’s at Rosie’s

Check Out the New Chicharron's at Rosie's

Source: Grub Street New York

A chicharrón is no longer the fried pork rind snack of your corner store youth. It has grown up and matured into a chicharrón de queso, laces of baked cheese that chef Marc Meyer serves as a snack at his new East Village restaurant Rosie’s. According to Grub Street, the dish is made with crispy SarVecchio cheese and a salsa macha dip made with peanuts, garlic and chiles.

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Poutine Shop Perfect Potato Opens in Park Slope

Poutine Shop Perfect Potato Opens in Park Slope

Source: Eater NY

For stroller-pushing, poutine-loving Park Slope residents (though you most certainly don’t have to push a stroller to love poutine) Perfect Potato appears to be open. According to Eater, they are a fry and poutine specialist. And while it looks like they’re still tidying up some things in shop it looks like they’re soft open.

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Here Are the Permanent Menu Items at Superiority Burger So Far

Here Are the Permanent Menu Items at Superiority Burger So Far

Source: Grub Street New York

For a city that tracks its food news religiously, it’s pretty fair to say that Superiority Burger’s brick and mortar shop kind of sprang up out of no where. Brooks Headley officially opened Superiority Burger on Thursday and is serving the beloved quinoa-based veggie burger, but he’s also serving a lot of other cool things too! According to Grub Street there are a few other permanent menu items like a burnt-broccoli salad, a vegetarian Sloppy Joe, and gelato and sorbet.

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Korean Bun Spot Bunsmith Opens in Crown Heights

Korean Bun Spot Bunsmith Opens in Crown Heights

Source: Eater NY

There’s a new bao in town. Spitzer’s Corner manager David Moon recently opened Bunsmith in Crown Heights. According to Eater, the space will specialize in Korean fusion for. There are buns stuffed with classic pork belly as well as more exotic options such as buns stuffed with grilled artichoke and eel. To lure in the hipsters there is even an abstract mural of Steve Jobs, Jiro Ono and Notorious B.I.G. dreaming of buns. Something for everyone!

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