An Ode to the Bowery Beer Room

Written by Joshua M. Bernstein on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

I’m a hard-core Whole Foods hater, typically patronized by preachy blowhards who buy $10-a-pound organic Brussels sprouts. Despite my utter disdain, I still find myself, like moth to deadly light, drawn to the grocer’s Bowery-store beer room. It proffers serious drunkenness. On offer are 64-ounce growlers of local-fresh brew, like luscious Captain Lawrence and toothsome [&hellip
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Wal-Mart Dominant In Organic Market

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

Guess who sells the most organic food? Big, bad Wal-Mart. A new report by Scarborough Research finds that the nation’s largest retailer is also the nation’s largest organic retailer. The retailer sells the most organic foods (though Whole Foods has a higher concentration of organic merchandise) and has the most organic shoppers. According to the [&hellip
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West Coast Gross: Chelada Style Beer

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

With all the culinary delights Las Vegas had to offer me on my just completed honeymoon, perhaps nothing will stay with me longer than the oddity pictured to the left. You’re reading that right: in west coast markets, Budweiser sells its "chelada style" concoction of its own beer and Clamato, the often-dissed mixture of tomato [&hellip
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Pancake King May Be Coming To Midtown

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Eat & Drink, Posts

Yes, we know chains are evil. And no, we don’t want our beloved city over-run by big brands forcing long-time neighborhood favorites out of business. But sometimes even we need to make exceptions. Especially when pancakes are involved. The Post is reporting that IHOP—once known as the International House of Pancakes—is in talks to join [&hellip
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