East Village Eats

Food & Drink recommendations straight from the East Village, New York City

Wild Foods Dinner At Northern Spy Food Co.

Northern Spy Food Co. (my coverage here) will be hosting a four course wild foods dinner today Wednesday May 9th.  The menu will feature several ingredients foraged from the woods such as whelks & pasture grasses.  $50 will get you: Foraged forest salad: burdock root, pine, violets, malted rye. Wild mussel and ramp chowder with whelk fritters. Lamb roasted in […]

The Big Beef Dinner at Northern Spy Food Co.

One of my favorite local restaurants, Northern Spy Food Co. (511 East 12th Street between A & 1st Avenue, previously reviewed here) is serving up a 4 course meal next Wednesday April 13th.  The locally sourced, pasture raised beef is provided by Fleisher’s & $50 will get you the following ($20-$36 for wine pairing); Steak […]

Brunch at Northern Spy Food Co.

I’m literally reeling from my visit to Northern Spy Food Co. (511 East 12th Street between A & 1st Avenue) a few hours ago.  This is by far the quickest ‘plate-to-blog’ update yet!  I’ve been wanting to go here for a long time & finally found someone else that was interested as well.  Specializing in […]

Food News

Northern Spy Food Co. launches weekday brunch.  Via The Feast. Fu Sushi gets the OK to reopen with 2 points, down from 99. Via EVGrieve. Cowgirls Baking serves up Deep Fried Kool Aid. Via Foodspotting. 24 hour dining in the East Village. Via Nearsay. Sidewalk aims to reopen on Aug. 5th. Via EVGrieve. Got any news? email […]

Northern Spy Gets Some NY Times Love.

The New York Times released it’s list of ‘Inexpensive Restaurants That Stood Out in 2010‘ & Northern Spy Food Co. (511 East 12th St. between A & 1st Ave. review here) made the cut.  It’s already on my list of go to restaurants in the East Village, even though I’ve only been there once (a […]

Sustainable Seafood Dinner @ Northen Spy Food Co.

On May 5th, there will be a 4 course tasting at my new favorite East Village restaurant, Northern Spy Food Co. (511 East 12th Street Nr. Avenue A).  $45 gets you 4 courses with wine pairing.  Full details are here.  You can find the menu here. Via Tasting Table NYC.

Taste of the Lower East Side

I’m not sure how this got under my radar, but tomorrow night is the 12th Annual Taste of the Lower East Side benefiting the Grand St. Settlement.  General Admission tickets are currently $175 and will be $200 on the door.  This may seem a bit steep, but Grand St. Settlement provides crucial services for low income families […]

East Village Eats Tasting Tour

Updated: Click here for info on the 2012 event. First of all, let me say that I have nothing to do with the organization of this amazing tasting tour lined up for next Saturday. I was just luckily enough to start a blog of the same name a few months before the 1st tour last […]

Vandaag (CLOSED)

This post is just evidence of my laziness, I ate here well before Sam Sifton & plenty of other food reporters, but I’ve only just got around to writing my review.  Vandaag is a Dutch restaurant & bakery that serves dishes from Northern Europe using locally (Hudson Valley region) sourced ingredients.  It’s housed in the former […]