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sharpen-those-knivesSure, you can slice and dice with a dull knife. But the question is: Do you really want to? As anyone who's ever tried to cut through an old tomato with a worn-down blade can tell you, dull knives put you at greater risk for injury -- having to press harder while you're slicing...
cure-pairs-with-the-commoner-for-two-fall-dinnersOn the heels of his dinner at the James Beard House in New York on Monday, chef Justin Severino of Cure in Lawrenceville announces two collaborative dinners on Nov. 4 and Dec. 9 with Dennis Marron, the chef for The Commoner in the upcoming Hotel Monaco, Downtown. The...
at-the-intersection-of-artisan-food-and-tablewareThe Society for Contemporary Craft is at it again, bringing together edibles and art. The Strip District center announced its latest annual CRAFTED exhibit like this: "Dining is a daily part of life, and is often treated as a routine of physical necessity rather than a culinary...
what-s-dishing-on-the-blogs-good-eatsThis week, we have simple salads and magic desserts. Here's what's dishing on the blogs we follow:How about we start with dessert. Katy baked smooth and chocolatey Zingerman's Black Magic Brownies in her BakingDomesticityandAllThingsMini kitchen. The Brown Eyed Baker made...
piccolo-forno-to-open-grappariaSometime next month, Piccolo Forno owner Domenic Branduzzi hopes to start the build out for Grapparia, a wine bar and grappa destination behind his Lawrenceville restaurant. "I wanted to have a space where my customers can hang out while they're waiting for a table," he...
cocktail-bar-to-open-in-squirrel-hillThere's a bar-in-progress from lawyers-turned-restaurant owners Peter and Matt Kurzweg, in a secret-ish location on Shady Avenue near The Independent Brewing Company. The to-be-named bar will feature "innovative modern cocktails with respect to classics," says Lucky Munro,...
joe-mama-s-to-close-lava-lounge-for-sale-quiet-storm-for-lease1. Joe Mama's Italian Deluxe in Oakland has been sold, reports The Pitt News. The owners, Mike Hanley and Jerry Dilembo, will focus on their other properties, Burgatory and Uncle Sam's.They'll turn over the space on Oct. 27 to new owners Brandon Smith, former general...
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