From Orchard Street "phenom" An Choi's Twitter feed comes word that they're now open seven days a week. They used to be closed Mondays. And "on Sunday nights, "pop-up extraordinaire Asia Dog takes over the kitchen!" Asia Dog, the "haute" pop-up hot dog operation debuted in Manhattan (after a stint across the bridge in Williamsburg) at An Choi back in August.
The James Beard Foundation, as part of its online auction, is offering a chance to "win the ultimate DBGB fête! The winning bidder will enjoy an
unforgettable evening with 13 friends at the restaurant’s private
Kitchen Table, complete with a three-course dinner featuring delicious
housemade sausages and sommelier-selected craft beers."
Whole Foods on the Bowery kicks off its Thanksgiving Tasting Series November 10th.
Momofuku Mastermind David Chang pays homage (or, by his own admission, rips off) those delicious ginger scallion noodles at Great New York Noodletown on the Bowery.
Essex Street Market cheesemonger Ann Saxelby blogs about her special bond with Martha Stewart: their shared love for Vermont cheese:
In the pages of Martha's magazine, farms we love like Jasper Hill,
Consider Bardwell, Thistle Hill, and Blue Ledge Farm all bask in the
cheesy glow of praise bestowed on them by America's first lady of taste… if you'd like to taste for yourself what all the ruckus is about, stop
by the shop for a nibble or two of delicious Vermont farmstead cheese.
For this week only, Saxelby Cheesemongers is offering a special on
Cabot Clothbound Cheddar, that delicious, creamy-as-all-get-out,
butterscotchy-sweet behemoth round of cheese that is a special
collaboration between the old timers (Cabot Creamery) and the
greenhorns, relatively speaking (Jasper Hill Farm) of the Vermont
cheese biz. We'll be cutting Cabot for $16 per pound, a five dollar
slice off the regular price. If you haven't tried this cheese yet,
shame on you! In our opinion, it's one of the best cheeses to ever hail
from the great state of Vermont.