Alphabet City might not be the first place you’d think to look for ingredients from the Philippines. Nevertheless, that’s where you’ll find the Filipino market Johnny Air Mart. From banana ketchup to whole roast lechón, this place has you covered. Read all about it over on Serious Eats. Continue reading johnny air mart.
We’re preparing for the last color dinner in our series — indigo continuum! — and headed to Dual Specialty Store for some black & purple inspiration. We came away with some real finds — black basil seeds, black quinoa, black sesame seeds, dried prunes and cherries, and even black salt from Hawaii! — and an interview. Read all about this gem of an Indian market … Continue reading dual specialty store.
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.