Jesse brought an unusual salami to a recent house party — cognac and green peppercorn — and the moment we tried it we knew we had to go see its makers ourselves. We’re glad we did because Morscher’s — a butcher in Ridgewood, Queens — is a fascinating place. Read all about it over on Serious Eats! Advertisements Continue reading morscher’s.
We knew we were on to something when we got off the subway in Corona, Queens, and the telephone posts were painted blue-white-blue like the Argentinean (and Uruguayan) flag. But we didn’t know how amazing that something was until we walked into El Gauchito and found…alfajores — and not just any alfajores, but our favorite brand, Cachafaz! — and bottles of bitter Terma, and homemade matambre … Continue reading el gauchito.
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 glühwein, 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.
Another article up on Serious Eats. This time — Greek goodies in Astoria, Queens! Read the whole article here. Continue reading titan foods.
New post on Serious Eats! Read about Noel Gaynor’s black pudding and boiling bacon here. Continue reading the butcher’s block.