Posted on October 8, 2010 by cravenmaven
A big shout out to Meg and Joy, the gals behind Creative Inc. and to Michele Varian who hosted last nights book launch party. If you live in or around the NY area you must take a trip to the Michele Varian store – I mentally shopped the store and wanted it all. There were more fascinating salt and pepper shakers than I could shake a fist at.
And the treats…oh the treats. Provided by Maris NY, when you see Caramel Sea Salt brownies on the agenda you know that you’re in for a great night!
image by liz
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Posted on October 5, 2010 by cravenmaven
You read correctly dear friends, readers and blogships. Stop everything you are doing right now and listen up. Tonight at 7:30pm Eastern Standard Time, Tiny Showcase will be dropping a limited edition Deth P. Sun Food Zine. WHAT THE WHAT? You say? Exactly.
Artist Deth ‘concluded a food journal in which he documented everything he ate (including a few meals with this humble author), and then compiled it into a zine that reads kind of like a Richard Scary picture book of contemporary eating, or the Cat in the Hat Encyclopedia of Snacks.‘
This zine (weighing in at 28 60lb pages with a 80lb card stock cover) comes with a stunning new Deth P. Sun print.
Have your trigger finger *ready at 7:30pm EST, cos getting this zine is going to be a showdown!
*Just my luck I have an engagement tonight at 7:30pm… this should be interesting.
image via tinyshowcase
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Posted on October 4, 2010 by cravenmaven
If you live in or around Brooklyn NY, you’ve probably heard from local blogs and newspapers about a new book in town. A cookbook. Conceived by Brendan and Melissa Vaughn, The New Brooklyn Cookbook is a collection of recipes and stories from 31 restaurants in and around Brooklyn. I think its only fitting that such a book come out at this point of Brooklyn’s culinary exploration, a Brooklynite can quite literally indulge in any and every cuisine in their borough at a quality that rivals that of Manhattan. I personally think that the ever evolving, ever adventurous restaurants popping up in the borough are accounting for the ongoing renaissance that permeates many formerly unsavoury neighbourhoods.
With recipes such as Marlow and Sons brick chicken, The Good Fork‘s steak and eggs – Korean style, Flatbush Farm’s molten chocolate cake and No. 7’s butterscotch pudding – this book comes just in time for the hibernation inducing winters NY suffers.
The pictures were shot by the talented Michael Harlan Turkell of edible brooklyn/edible manhattan fame. If you are interested in meeting the writers they will be at the Powerhouse Arena in DUMBO tonight from 7p-9p to launch the book and have a chat. Check here for more info and to rsvp.
images via hot bread kitchen
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Posted on February 3, 2010 by cravenmaven
Book signing alert! If you are in the NY area, there is a book signing and breadmaking event going on at Williams Sonoma with Amy Scherber and Toy Kim Dupree, creators of the book ‘Amy’s Bread‘. The event will take place:
Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 5:00pm
110 7th Ave., New York, NY 10011
Go to the Williams-Sonoma site for more information. Hope you make it!
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