Pickles and Beer and other ‘Unfancy’ Foods

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Which sounds better, tables laden with top-notch Belgium chocolate bars and specialty olives from Greece? Or a bar teeming with locally produced “mind-altering meats” and creamy ricotta?  Maybe both?  Tasty option number one is just a small example of over 180,000 specialty foods that will be featured at the Fancy Food Show at the Javits [&hellip
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Cheesy Time: Stinky Brooklyn’s Cheese Contest This Weekend

Written by Linnea Covington on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

OK, OK, I know: you love cheese. But do you love it enough to eat almost half-a-pound in a cheese-eating contest? Oliver Butler does (or did), and he won the contest last year at Stinky Bklyn’s cheese eating competition.  Will he be the champion this year as well?  Find out Sunday, June 22 at Stink-Fest [&hellip
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Sunday Barbecue at Pete’s Candy Store

Written by Linnea Covington on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

Last weekend Pete’s Candy Store opened up their grill for another year of Sunday barbecuing. Despite the scattered downpours this past weekend, when I got to Pete’s there were a fair number of people waiting for the grilled fare. Forgoing the vegetarian option, I ordered a juicy beef burger with cheese (make sure you ask [&hellip
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