East Village Eats

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

Vinegar Hill House

Named after a small, largely unknown, area near DUMBO, Vinegar Hill House can be pretty hard to find.  It’s quite a walk from the York Street F stop, so I decided to take a cab.  Even my driver had a tough time finding the place.  Once I got there though, things got even more confusing as there’s no […]

The Mighty McRib

Personally, I hate McDonald’s.  I do, however, appreciate Ray Kroc’s vision in taking a page out of Henry Ford’s playbook & turning restaurants basically into Model T assembly lines.  Open Kitchens (Degustation, Cafe Gray, Peasant, etc.)? Ray Kroc invented that.  My main gripe with McDonald’s is that I’m fundamentally opposed to fast-food & my local […]

Stuyvesant Town Greenmarket celebrates Meat Week

This Sunday, in celebration of Meat Week, the Stuyvesant Greenmarket (located in the Oval) is welcoming Chef Francis Derby.  Chef Derby has quite a resume & will be demonstrating cooking pasture raised lamb ans seasonal greens. The Stuy-Town Greenmarket operates on Sundays from June 5th to November 20th. Per the press release: November 6th – Cooking Demo […]