BY BUST Magazine in Eat Me on Sep 15, 2010 |
I’m not sure how many of you had the unfortunate experience of being shipped off to camp for a few weeks out of the summer, but for me the trauma lingers on like the scent of insect repellent and sweat after a half dozen games of Capture the Flag. Mom and Dad may have partied it up while you spent your formidable years making birdfeeders out of peanut butter and pinecones, and coaxing fellow campers into eating mysterious red berries, but now it’s your turn for ... Read More
BY Kelly McClure in Eat Me on Sep 14, 2010 |
People like to gang up on Brooklyn based writer Tao Lin and I'm not sure why. The comment sections following online reviews of his books are often as entertaining as the books themselves. As I'm writing this review, I almost can't wait to check in a bit later to read the comments (if any) left here, and defend this writer who I find to be, if at all annoying, annoyingly honest.
Lin's 6th book and 2nd novel, Richard Yates (Melville House), gave me palpitations ... Read More
BY skye in Eat Me on Sep 10, 2010 |
Meet the only women in the U.S. to be making chocolate from the bean.
Kristen Hard (pictured far right) is the owner and creative visionary of Cacao Atlanta. She began as a chocolatier, making confections and desserts from chocolate that had already been made. After visiting the Caribbean and talking with the local women about the cacao pods found there, Kristen decided to try her hand at creating the chocolate that she used in her truffles and bars. It ... Read More
BY skye in Eat Me on Sep 07, 2010 |
Salsa. Tecate Tallboys. Mariachi Band. OH MY!!!
This Sunday, Sept 12th, there will be a salsa eating party at The Bell House in Brooklyn! Twenty local salsa makers will be showin' off their tomato crushing skills and will be competing for the SALSA SLAM grand prize. Tickets are $12 / $15 at the door. What a way to spend a Sunday! ¡Estoy muy emocionada!
PLUS++++There are still openings left if you think your salsa is slammin'! Check ... Read More
BY Phoebe Magee in Eat Me on Aug 28, 2010 |
Good boob tube news: Amanda Cohen, chef and owner of the East Village all-vegetarian standout Dirt Candy, will be competing this Sunday against Masaharu Morimoto himself in what may in fact be the first ever all-vegetarian contest in Iron Chef history. You may remember Amanda's name from an earlier post on recognizing women in the professional kitchen. And if you don't, that's totally cool because no one needs an excuse to watch the glory of Iron ... Read More