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Exploring Italy In NYC Through Regional Farmhouse Cooking
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Exploring Italy In NYC Through Regional Farmhouse Cooking

Hell’s Kitchen may not be Manhattan’s quietest neighborhood; however, one venue offers the chance to transport yourself to authentic Italy. At Tavola, regional farmhouse cooking — mainly focusing on Puglia, Sicily and Rome — and a simple but high-quality wine menu delight guests’ senses, while a 7,000-pound wood burning double oven […]

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Quirky Made-From-Scratch Ice Cream In Brooklyn (Chorizo Caramel Swirl, Anyone?)
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Quirky Made-From-Scratch Ice Cream In Brooklyn (Chorizo Caramel Swirl, Anyone?)

The first thing that will jump out at you when visiting Brooklyn’s OddFellows Ice Cream Co. website is their array of quirky flavors. It isn’t everyday you see flavors like Tobacco Leaf Smoked Chili Huckleberry; Beet Pistachio Honey Goat Cheese; Coconut, Cream Cheese & Carrot Cake; and Sesame Kumquat Pumpernickel. […]

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Honeycomb. Photo courtesy of hisks.
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The Scary Truth About Commercial Honey (And How One Portland Producer Is Looking To Sweeten The Industry)

For those who are used to buying honey-filled bears from the supermarket, stop right now. According to Damian Magista, the founder and head beekeeper of Bee Local, a Portland Oregon-based raw honey company, commercial companies are typically not contributing to healthy hives or creating the good-for-you product you think you’re […]

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Greenwell Farms coffee cherries
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Greenwell Farms: Exploring The Heart Of The Kona Coffee Belt On Hawaii’s Big Island

“If you can’t read, spell or say the word, don’t eat.” I’m currently at Greenwell Farms in Hawaii’s famous Kona Coffee region, enjoying a complimentary tour and tasting. Greenwell is one of the oldest and largest coffee producers in Kona, serving a pure, sustainably-created product made from hand-picked coffee beans. […]

Farm-To-Fork Dining And Kitchen Garden Cocktails…In The Cayman Islands?
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Farm-To-Fork Dining And Kitchen Garden Cocktails…In The Cayman Islands?

While the Caribbean‘s Cayman Islands are home to many great things — seafood, diving, bird-watching, ecotourism — its soil has never been one of them. This has always presented a challenge for Grand Cayman restaurants wanting to participate in the farm-to-table movement and grow their own produce for cooking. That […]

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