Monthly Archives: March 2018

  • Invented in New York

    The world has New York to thank for these dishes, simply because they were invented here:

    Eggs Benedikt
    This dish was served for the first time following instructions of a hungover hotel guest of the Waldorf Astoria. The chef later added it to the menu, and now half the world has it for breakfast.

    Chicken & Waffles
    1930s: The Jazz musicians of Harlem's clubs were looking for a snack after their nighttime performances. Since it was still too early for breakfast, they were served leftover chicken with the US breakfast stable: waffles.

    General Tso's Chicken
    This classic dish of every Chinese restaurant in New York is surprisingly unknown in its alleged homeland. The sweet and sour dish was invented by a Taiwanese chef on East 40th Street in 1950, and since then New Yorkers go crazy for it.

  • Dessert Goals Festival

    New York is Dessert Central, so it comes as no surprise that one of the city's famous food festivals is dedicated exclusively to this delicious course of (every) meal. The Dessert Goals Festival features Cruffins-a croissant baked like a muffin, chewy mochi, gigantic cotton candy and much more by many of New York's favorite vendors. Luckily the festival spreads over two weekends this time around, so the chances to score one of the desired tickets are twice as high.
    When: March 17/18 & 24/25
    Where: Sound River Studios, Long Island City (Queens)
    Tickets: dessertgoals.com

  • New York's streets are his canvas

    American artist Tom Bob has been transforming the streets of New York City, using the most ordinary objects-pipes, poles, sewers-as his canvas. His whimsical pieces interact with their surroundings and have frequently popped up all over New York City. Keep up with his latest creations via Instagram: @tombobnyc