East Village Eats

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

FAB’s East Village Eats Tasting Tour Recap

Although being postponed for a few months & having to try to outdo the 2010 event, this year’s East Village Eats Tour run by Fourth Arts Block did not disappoint.  I realize that I’m a few weeks late, but I had such a great time that the memories & flavors are still fresh in my […]

Avenue C Braces For Impakt

Avenue C, an area of the East Village packed with quaint, tree-lined streets bars, is getting ready for more of the same.  Oktoberfest starts today & Zum Schneider opened at 11am for the celebrations to start. So put on your lederhosen & get ready to hear live music and drink a lot of beer.  If […]

Hill Country

After the restaurant my sister selected for a lunch date turned out to be a complete disaster, I decided to take the reins & choose where we’d eat.  After a few suggestions via Twitter, Hill Country in Chelsea got the nod.  Once you enter the place, it’s almost as if you’ve been transported to Texas. […]

Food News

Hearth will be serving up mounds of pork on Tuesdays via Jennifer Adamo. Back Forty offers crab boils on Tuesday via the Feast. Big Gay Ice Cream Truck will open soon in the former Xoom Juice space on 7th St. via Village Voice. Shelsky’s Smoked Fish in Carroll Gardens opens & gets reviews here, here […]

Flying Pigs Farm Launches CSA

Normally when I think of CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture), I immediately imaging baskets laden with fresh produce but Washington County, NY’s Flying Pigs Farms is trying to change all that by starting a pork CSA.  The heritage breed pork (Large Blacks, Gloucestershire Old Spots, and Tamworths) is currently available at Union Square Greenmarket & served […]

Korzo Haus

It’s been a while since I’ve talked about the work going on at the old Mohamed’s Falafel Star, so it’s about time that I reviewed Korzo Haus (178 East 7th St. @ Avenue B), one of the newer additions to East Village dining.  Don’t let the exterior (which I really don’t care for) fool you, […]

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