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Festival Alert: The Brew Hop is Back

Brew Hop
Hey there! Remember last year when I said, “If you missed the Brew Hop 5K + Craft Beer Festival held at Randall’s Island Park on Sunday on September 18th (2016) get your running shoes and beer palate ready, and mark your calendar for next year.” Well, the time has come! Are you ready? I’m most definitely ready for the beer,...

Festival Alert: The New York Coffee Festival is Back!

New York Coffee
We can’t start the day without a cup, so we’re definitely going… The New York Coffee Festival, the city’s flagship coffee event, is back on its third consecutive year! The festival will take place this October 13-15 in its new home at the Metropolitan Pavilion (125 West 19th Street). What’s in the works? The producers promise to further expand the festival...

Podcast Alert: “It’s Saturday Night in New York City”

Saturday night in New york city
A new cool podcast is out there, “In The Service”, gutting the good, the bad, and the ugly in the Food and service Industry. "Anyone who’s spent any time as a server, dishwasher, or chef will certainly recognize—perhaps with some fondness—the ordeals cheerfully and humorously recounted here." -The AV Club The podcast showcases the restaurant industry from the perspective of Kath Howells and Clair...

NYSF REVIEW: A Trip Back to Old New York With The Tuck Room

the tuck room
A new review by Tiara Budd   If you ever find yourself venturing down by the South Street Seaport, you should run (not walk) over to the beautifully decorated and chic restaurant The Tuck Room for the ultimate dining experience. Located inside the same building as the iPic theater, The Tuck Room is a place not to be missed. From the...

Top 5 Tips For Visiting New York City For The First Time

Visiting New York City
Many people dream of visiting New York City for the first time, but are also very intimidated because of the huge crowds and towering buildings that exist in the vast metropolis. That being said, you don’t have to let this deter you from the visiting the city you’ve always wanted to see. If millions of other tourists visit New York each...

Fashion or Function – Which is More Important For a Chef’s Uniform?

chef's uniform
Visit many of the best eateries in NYC and you are likely to be served by waiting staff who are better dressed than you. While outfits for dining out have become more casual in recent times, the same cannot be said for restaurant uniforms. The emphasis is on smart but fashionable, at establishments such as Carbone. The uniform is...

5 Smart Tips for Restaurants Looking to Participate in an Outdoor Event

outdoor event
Whether you're a chef that's stuck in the kitchen or a restaurant owner looking to drum up more business, why haven't you embraced the great outdoors? Going beyond the comfort of your kitchen to participate in a local outdoor event such as a charity BBQ or banquet may seem daunting, but consider some of the benefits of doing so including... ...

NYSF Review: Regina’s Grocery Brings You back to old-style NYC Kitchen

Regina’s Grocery
A new fresh Review by Faith Rein   While hoards of NYers flee the hot humid summer weekend to any shore. I was left to my city to discover new adventures and hidden finds. Last Saturday I braved the heat and crowds of Canal Street to make my way to Regina’s Grocery on Orchard Street. As I turned the corner on Orchard...

What’s in Future for Food Trucks? Watch This Ultimate Infographic

future for food trucks
There are all sorts of food trends every year: paleo, low-carb, low-sugar, smoothies. Some of them have staying power—and some don’t. But one food trend that looks to be here for the long haul? Food trucks. Food trucks have spread from isolated urban areas—think the hip enclave of Portland, Oregon—to communities both big and small. Some are specialty food trucks,...

NYC’s Vendy Awards is returning to Governors Island !

Food trucks
Known as the “Oscars of Street Food”, the Vendy Awards will return to Governors Island Saturday, September 16th from 12:30-5pm EDT. Tickets are already on sale now at http://www.vendyawards.org The NYC Vendy Awards is definitely one of the most beloved food events of the year, giving attendees the opportunity to sample bites from the cream of the crop of NYC’s...