Bouley via NY Times

Agreed, some of my best meals have been savored at Bouley. Incredible staff (I don't mind one bit that it is male-dominant.), magical dishes and an overall delicious experience. Bravo, Pete Wells! Bravo Bouley! From my last visit ...

Start Lining Up – Paul Liebrandt’s THE ELM opens Friday!!

THE ELM - If Corton is grand cru, Paul Liebrandt’s latest is easygoing Provençal rosé — a drink that would go nicely with his menu of crudités, foie gras and turbot for two. The chef de cuisine is Mazen Mustafa. (Opens Friday): King & Grove Williamsburg hotel, 160 North 12th Street (Bedford Avenue), Williamsburg, Brooklyn; …

Preserving With or Without the Canning

Here are two articles that just popped up regarding preserving/pickling your favorite veggies. One goes into the canning process and one offers links to recipes skipping the canning processing altogether. Pickle away! To Can - NY Times or Not to Can - The Kitchn