March 27, 2013

Loreley: Los Angeles or Bust

If you haven’t heard, biergarten and restaurant Loreley has done so well on Manhattan’s Lower East Side that it will soon be expanding to the West […]
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Loreley
March 24, 2013

April Bloomfield, James Beard Nominee, and her Devils on Horseback

Newly nominated for another James Beard award–this time for Best NYC Chef—and definitely deserving of it, April Bloomfield’s food just keeps getting better. For example, her […]
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Devils on Horseback
December 6, 2012

Further Proof of the Majesty of Bacon

If you thought breakfast for dinner was the greatest thing since eggs on toast, wait ‘til you hear about breakfast shots, recipe courtesy of Das Bierhaus […]
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breakfast shots with bacon
November 26, 2012

Oscar’s Smokehouse in Warrensburg, NY

I once heard the claim, “You can put anything in a smoker and it will taste good.” While this theory hasn’t been disproven in my presence, […]
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Oscar's Smokehouse
November 16, 2012

Das Bierhaus in Burlington, VT

A quote from Das Bierhaus’ dinner menu: “We dedicate 100% of our draft lines to German biers.” Alright, looks like my work here is done…see ya […]
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Das Bierhaus
November 13, 2012

TurDucKen for Turkey Day

Some people never tire of turkey on Thanksgiving, but for meat connoisseurs like ourselves, there’s a little more at stake on the foodiest day of the […]
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TurDucKen
October 25, 2012

Capital Club 16 in Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, NC, is home to a rich food culture, and Capital Club 16 on Martin St. is one exemplary standby for brunch, lunch, and dinner. After […]
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Capital Club 16
October 22, 2012

Tip Top Meats in Carlsbad, CA

For those on the West Coast there’s Tip Top Meats, a meat shop, European delicatessen, and market in Carlsbad, CA. Owner “Big John” Haedrich has been […]
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“Big John” Haedrich
October 17, 2012

Loreley Restaurant and Bar

Before the trend of the contemporary biergarten took hold in New York, restaurateur Michael Momm had planted Loreley’s roots on Rivington St. on the Lower East […]
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Loreley Beer Garden
October 8, 2012

More Oktoberfest at Blaue Gans

Between the clientele (not to name-drop or anything, but, Lou Reed! Lou Reed!), eclectic vintage wall hangings preserved from the space’s previous occupant, Le Zinc, and […]
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Blaue Gans
October 5, 2012

Zingerman’s: The Destination Delicatessen

For me personally, a trip to Ann Arbor, MI, is without exception a trip to Zingerman’s Delicatessen (one of a whole slew of Zingerman’s businesses that […]
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Zingerman's
October 3, 2012

Morgane Restaurant & Bar

Around this time of year, as opportunities for dining outdoors gradually dwindle, we find ourselves with a hankering for restaurants with enclosed, heated, backyard gardens—and, of […]
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Morgane Restaurant & Bar
October 2, 2012

Shacktoberfest Is Coming Soon!

Shacktoberfest is that special time of year when friends and family come together under the bright city lights for an unforgettable meal, ein prosit or two, […]
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Shacktoberfest
September 24, 2012

The Sausage Boss at Madison Square Garden

A tasty array of concessions has blossomed at Madison Square Garden over the past year; notably, Andrew Carmellini’s Sausage Boss now serves up Schaller & Weber […]
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Sausage Boss
September 22, 2012

Asiadog

Order yourself a 100% all-beef hot dog at Asiadog and you’ve got yourself a fine piece of Schaller & Weber meat, with a patiently-waiting plethora of […]
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Asiadog