EVENT: Oyster Frenzy

Belon oysters from Maine. Photo courtesy J.P. Shellfish.   What’s shucking in your town? In ours, New York City, we’re in the middle of New York Oyster Week—actually two weeks of oyster-centric events, from September 11th through September 28th. Once, in the waters surrounding us, oysters were so plentiful that anyone could enjoy as much… Continue reading “EVENT: Oyster Frenzy”

TIP OF THE DAY: Rosé Wine & The Best Rosé Tasting Ever

Quick: What’s a rosé wine? It’s a type of wine that gets some of its rosy color from contact with red grape skins, but not enough to qualify it as a red wine. It can be made anywhere in the world, from almost any grape (or a mix of different grapes); it can be made… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Rosé Wine & The Best Rosé Tasting Ever”

FREEBIE: Harvard “Science Of Cooking” Online Cooking Class

What if you could study the science of cooking with some of the world’s best-known experts, in a Harvard online course? For free! You can, starting October 8th. One of the largest trends in education are MOOCs, Massive Open Online Courses. The concept is being led by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,… Continue reading “FREEBIE: Harvard “Science Of Cooking” Online Cooking Class”

EVENT: Bacon In The City

Bacon cupcakes, bacon potato chips, bacon melon balls, candied bacon, bacon lattes—these were just some of the treats enjoyed by participants in last year’s iAdventure festival in New York City. On Sunday, June 23rd, iAdventure.com Bacon Bash II will take place at Bowlmor Times Square. Join the party to sample bacon-inspired libations and treats and… Continue reading “EVENT: Bacon In The City”

EVENT: Coffee Cup Tasters Challenge

How well do you know your coffee? Counter Culture Coffee wants you to get to know it better. You’re invited to take part in The Counter Culture Coffee Cup Tasters Challenge 2013, held on March 15 in: Asheville Atlanta Boston Chicago Durham New York Philadelphia Washington, D.C.   Events in all regions start at 7… Continue reading “EVENT: Coffee Cup Tasters Challenge”