bedford cheese shop.

Who doesn’t like cheese, eh? We certainly do. And we love cheese shops, too. And as far as cheese shops go, The Bedford Cheese Shop is particularly awesome. For its cheese and everything else. Read about them and their new (Manhattan!) location over on Serious Eats. Continue reading bedford cheese shop.

sunrise mart.

We made mini meringues for the White Dinner, sandwiched together with a white chocolate wasabi yuzu filling with candied orange peel. Trouble was, we didn’t have fresh wasabi (substituted wasabi paste, made from a powder) or fresh yuzu juice (substituted lime juice.) Well — we found a spot that has both, and so much more. Read about this fabulous little Japanese market over on Serious … Continue reading sunrise mart.

serious eats cookie swap.

This week was Serious Eat’s annual cookie swap, a fabulous tradition of serious sharing of sugar and spice. It felt only fitting to bring a sweet that reflected Clara’s presence on the site, and so, in honor of Market Tours, we brought two cookies inspired by December’s posts: German and Spanish. In honor of Stammtisch Pork Store and Imports, we made lebkuchen. We had a … Continue reading serious eats cookie swap.

stammtisch pork store & imports.

Christmastime always brings with it thoughts of Munich – Clara’s aunt baking her dozen types of cookies and her stollen, the scent of cinnamon at colorful holiday markets, steaming mugs of glรผhwein, drunk on cold evenings under glittery lights. Imagine our delight when we stumbled across a German market taken right from the pages of these memories! (And next to a tasty little German beerhall!) … Continue reading stammtisch pork store & imports.

rio market.

We’ve made it our business to eat all the empanadas in New York. Think of it as market research, if you will. Many of them are good, some disappointing, but we’d not come across any truly great ones until we stumbled across some at a somewhat unlikely spot: a Brazilian market in Astoria. Mmmmm. They’re quite unlike our Argentine empanadas, or the fried empanadas of … Continue reading rio market.