Category Archives: Food & Drink

Tour Review: The New York Times Journeys and Urban Adventures – Dumbo, the New Brooklyn

Disclaimer: In exchange for my review of the New York Times Journeys – Dumbo, the New Brooklyn tour, I received one VIP ticket for the soft launch. When I go to Brooklyn, it’s generally for making a beeline to the … Continue reading

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Event Review: True World Foods Expo 2018

Disclaimer: In exchange for two VIP tickets to New York‘s inaugural True World Foods EXPO 2018, I am writing this event review.  For this event, Ari Dybnis was the photographer. Founded as a fishmonger in Brooklyn, New York in the 1970s, True … Continue reading

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Event Review: The Big Chocolate Show 2018, New York

Disclaimer: In exchange for two tickets to New York‘s second annual The Big Chocolate Show 2018, I am writing this event review. Although there was a small press event and awards ceremony on the night of September 28th, between the 29th and … Continue reading

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Product Review: The Spice Lab, Pompano Beach, Florida

I met with the folks at Pompano Beach, Florida-based The Spice Lab while attending the 2018 New York Summer Fancy Food Show.    Their booth was chock-full of salts and spice blends, so I decided to take a gander to see if … Continue reading

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Product Reviews: Seal the Seasons, DeLallo Foods, and Sugar Bowl Bakery

Disclaimer: In exchange for receiving samples from Seal the Seasons, DeLallo Foods, and Sugar Bowl Bakery, I am writing these product reviews. Seal the Seasons Seal the Seasons is a Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based frozen food manufacturer that also happens to be … Continue reading

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Event Review: 2018 New York Summer Fancy Food Show

The Specialty Food Association’s 2018 New York Summer Fancy Food Show took place at New York‘s Javits Center from 30 June – 2 July.  The membership-based Specialty Food Association was established in 1952 to promote and cultivate intrigue in specialty … Continue reading

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Who Knew Desserts Were Sweet? India’s Rasgulla

Given Name: Rasagola Alias:  Rasgulla Place(s) of Origin: Odisha (Orissa), India Place Consumed: Dhaka, Bangladesh Common Features: chhena*, maida*, sugar syrup, (lemon juice) Background: I’m a sucker for South Asian desserts, but oh are they cloying(-ly sweet).  More so than … Continue reading

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