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Event Review: The 2017 International Restaurant and Foodservice Show of New York

Disclaimer: In exchange for a review of this event, I was offered a press pass.  Many photos attached. The 2017 International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York, held at Manhattan‘s Javits Center from March 5-7, highlighted various food suppliers and … Continue reading

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Event Review: The 2017 New York Oyster and Beer Festival

Disclaimer: In exchange for an event review, I received an entry ticket.  All photos were taken by my associate. On February 11th, the Tunnel/La.Venue at the Waterfront (269 11th Avenue between 27th and 28th Street) in Manhattan, New York hosted … Continue reading

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Event Review: The 2016 Great Big Bacon Picnic (Brooklyn, New York)

Note: In exchange for an event review, I received a VIP ticket to The Great Big Bacon Picnic in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. To think I’m still full.  The bacon…the meat…the alcohol…yet The Great Big Bacon Picnic ended four days ago.  … Continue reading

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The First Ito En New York Chackathon, July 2016

Although I only started drinking tea on a daily basis after living in China (short story: I’d go to a local noodle hole-in-the-wall, the waiter would drop – in addition to tea – twigs, leaves, and berries of vague provenance … Continue reading

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2016 New York Summer Fancy Food Show

The New York Summer Fancy Food Show returned in 2016 with a vengeance.  I became stuffed after the first three aisles – as opposed to the usual four – and found that once again, Tunisia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Korea were … Continue reading

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Event Review: Queens Taste 2016

Disclaimer: In exchange for this event review, I received one entry ticket. Queens Taste 2016, produced by the Queens Economic Development Council (QECD), was held on May 3rd at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.  I … Continue reading

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Event Review: The Bloody Mary Festival in Brooklyn, New York

Disclaimer: In exchange for an event review, I received a press pass. Although a wine and Fernet Branca festival (individually served, that is) would be more up my alley, tomato juice and vodka mixed with various savory ingredients also gets … Continue reading

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