Chinese-American Cuisine is more than just egg rolls and wontons.

A few months ago I purchased the book, Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine by Sarah Lohman. It was one of the most interesting books I ever read and the author offers a compelling look at our history as it relates to food. She explains how eight flavors in America: black pepper, vanilla,…

Food Loves Tech

There is so much innovation surrounding the food industry these days it is hard to keep up with every single trend and subtle change. Whether it is concerning wholesale, grocery, retail, restaurants, or technology – food is a niche that is necessary and ever expanding. There has been tremendous growth in unique specialty products on…

NYC Michelin Star Restaurants

It may be Halloween but when the NYC Michelin guide comes out, it feels more like Christmas. With 56 single stars in NYC, this guide is the foodies bible. I cannot wait to try the new places that earned their first star. The pressure to perform is incredible for these restaurants and as an appreciative…

DUMBO – Brooklyn

New Yorkers know how to pack a lot into a small space and the DUMBO section of Brooklyn is no exception. DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) is a section of Brooklyn that originally housed warehouses and industrial buildings because of its proximity to the ferry landing. It is located between the Brooklyn Bridge…

A Food Hall Grows in Brooklyn

Millennials get blamed for a lot of things in our current society but like them or not, the millennials (a.k.a, Generation Y – 1980-early 2000’s) have changed the way we eat. According to a recent Forbes Magazine article, eating out has increased to a record high 43.5% as compared to the 25.9% of the population…