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November 29, 2012
“Latkes at Telepan”
I don't know about you, but I love latkes. What's not to love about deep fried cakes of potatoes and onions dipped in sour cream or apple sauce? In fact, the whole "eat fried food" on Hanukkah thing is really a tradition I don't have much trouble ...
Posted: November 29, 2012 - 11:32 am
“The Rathskeller at Buchenschank”
Buschenschank, for those of you who haven't been yet, is great spot in Carroll Gardens for lovers of beer and Germanic cuisine. The restaurant is a South Tyrolean style tavern featuring a full menu of Northern Italian and German cuisine (including ...
Posted: November 29, 2012 - 10:36 am
“A Breakfast Club for Czars”
Beginning Monday, you can Breakfast like a Czar at the Russian Tea Room. Morning service begins with dishes such as Czar’s Eggs -- two soft-boiled eggs topped with salmon roe and served with blini, Steak and Eggs topped with foie gras potato ...
Posted: November 29, 2012 - 10:29 am
November 26, 2012
“Aska Brings Modern Scandanavian to Williamsburg”
Chef Fredrik Berselius (Frej) and general manager Eamon Rockey (Atera) have partnered to open Aska, a modern Scandinavian restaurant located in Kinfolk Studios in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. During the day, the space operates as a coffee shop ...
Posted: November 26, 2012 - 11:10 am
November 20, 2012
“Learn to Butcher Like a Pro”
If you dream of whole animal cookery and butchery, now's your chance to learn how. Fleisher’s is offering our introductory Butchery 101 three-day class. This introductory course teaches knife skills, safety techniques, basic anatomy, sausage ...
Posted: November 20, 2012 - 1:34 pm
November 16, 2012
“The Smith Lincoln Center Opens!”
Heading to Lincon Center? Now you don't need to worry about how you'll be able to pay for both dinner and a show thanks to Glenn Harris and Jeffrey Lefcourt of Corner Table Restaurants, who have opened a branch of their popular, delicious (and aff ...
Posted: November 16, 2012 - 1:47 pm
“The Strong Buzz Guide To Thanksgiving ”
It’s Thanksgiving! A time for drinking, eating, eating, football, eating and more eating, followed by drinking. (Or, if you have a toddler, insert lengthy discussions about why things are the way they are.) Well, in any case, whether you wan ...
Posted: November 16, 2012 - 1:05 pm
November 14, 2012
“Help One Girl Cookies DUMBO Rebuild (and get a pie, too)”
Strong Buzz friends Dawn Casale and Dave Crofton suffered extensive damage to their DUMBO One Girl Cookies shop thanks to Hurricane Sandy. They have been able to rebuild and reopen (after 12 days) but not without significant financial loss. I ...
Posted: November 14, 2012 - 11:48 am
November 9, 2012
“Volunteer Opportunities and Food Drive Info for Sandy Victims”
There are many ways to take part in helping the victims of Hurricane Sandy already listed on the Strong Buzz, but here are a few more resources and volunteer opportunities. Manhattan Borough President Food D ...
Posted: November 9, 2012 - 1:10 pm
November 8, 2012
“La Soffitta Jazz Happy Hour”
La Soffitta, the upstairs wine lounge of Felice 15 Gold Street, will begin hosting live jazz nights every Monday from 5-9 pm on November 12th. Musicians Kenny Warren and Jeremiah Lockwood will play their distinctive sound that combines blues, coun ...
Posted: November 8, 2012 - 1:15 pm
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