Posts Tagged "gelato"

Food for all

Posted by on Oct 6, 2011 | 0 comments

I took the $5 challenge. I didn’t do it on purpose, and I didn’t tell my guests that I’d done it. It just happened while I wasn’t paying attention–and it made me realize that it needs to happen more often. Slow Food USA launched this campaign as a way to show folks how easy it is to feed others a nutritious meal, based on real foods, at around the cost of a fast-food “value” meal. A lot of folks said it couldn’t be done–but this year on September 17th, 30,000 people learned otherwise. And that doesn’t even count the five folks who...

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Frozen treats, NYC style

Posted by on Jul 20, 2011 | 0 comments

In case you missed it, we’re in the middle of a heat wave in the eastern U.S.–and since ConEdison has asked us to conserve power to the extent possible, I’m turning off the a/c and heading to a local ice cream shop. What better way to cool down? Right now creative frozen treats are all the rage here in New York, and I hope this trend outlasts the usual three-month NYC hipness schedule. The Williamsburg Flea Market’s Saturday Smorgasburg¬†should go a long way toward supporting some of these small businesses. Judging from the quality I’ve seen (including donuts...

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