Sunday, August 7, 2011

Flava Buzz


Pizzarte and Morretti have collaborated for a cool summer special. $1 beers w/ the purchase of any pizza from 11:30am-3pm. Ends Sept 21st. 
69 W. 55th st. 212.247.3936 

Southern California Chain, the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, will be opening it's first NY location at the end of August. They will be serving a variety of coffee, teas and baked goods. 
1412 Broadway in Times Square station 

KalBQ Korean fusion fast food now open in flatiron.
36 Lexington Ave. btwn 23rd and 24th 

New Jamba Juice location in the Rock Center concourse.

Chicago Sandwich chain Potbelly will be opening their 3rd location on 37th and 7th.

Harry's Italian Pizza Bar 
30 Rockefeller Center

Owner's of Pio Pio have opened up a bar called Amaru. It's located in Jackson Heights, Queens.
  84-13 Northern Blvd, btwn 84th and 85th st.718.205.5577

Crave Sandwiches (Coming Soon)  
43rd btwn 5th/6th

Twenty-four beers are on tap at this new bar in Williamsburg. 
Crown Victoria Bar
 60 South 2nd St. btwn Kent and Wythe Aves, Brooklyn. 718.387.0003 

La Esquina brings their tacos to the 1950s Wythe Diner.
 225 Wythe Ave btwn North 3rd st. and Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn.

Purbird is an "all things chicken" 25-seat restaurant in Park slope. The chicken at this quaint restaurant is hormone and antibiotic-free. You can choose from seven sauces and a variety of healthy sides. 
82 sixth Ave @ St.Marks Ave, Park Slope, Brooklyn 718.857.2473 

Jane's Sweet Buns is run by an ex barkeep-turned-baker who makes cocktail inspired sweets 
102 St. Mark's Pl btwn First Ave and Ave A 212.777.6707 

Silver Lining a cocktail lounge and live-music joint  is set in a landmark cast-iron building in lower Manhattan. 
75 Murray St. btw W. Broadway and Greenwich St. 212.513.1234

The Whiskey Shop rears a rotating selection of 99 whiskies with an emphasis on bourbons. 44 Berry St. Williamsburg, Brooklyn 718.384.7467

Food Report

FDA is trying to figure out what "Gluten-free" really means. The FDA has reopened their comment period and they are working on a better definition for gluten-free so food companies can label their products accurately.

Eating healthy in the U.S can lead to a 10% increase in grocery bill.

According to a blogger, baby food is  the new diet-friendly dessert. When frozen it has the same consistency of sorbet and it weighs in at 60-90 calories a jar.

Cold cereal sales decline. What are Americans eating for Breakfast? We will keep you posted.

Kids eat free @ Ihop everyday in August from 4-10pm

A study conducted in Spain, reveals that wine may help prevent skin from sunburn, sun-related aging and skin cancer. A substance found in grapes,  can prevent the chemical response that kills cells when UV rays hit the skin.

Rosa Parks' pancake recipe is included in auction of her estate.

Applebee's rolled out a food truck in Denver.

New all natural energy drink called "Pussy" created by a 21-year-old. Available in the U.K

Can lettuce cravings lead to breast cancer diagnosis?

Brooklyn Brewery Tasting Room ( Ends 8/28) 
79 North 11th St. Brooklyn

Small Batch Brewery Tours (Ongoing)
79 North 11th St. Brooklyn

New Amsterdam Market (ongoing)
South St. btwn Beekman St and Peck Slip, Manhattan

Brews, Blues and BBQ
The Beach at Governors Island Saturday's @ noon

 August 9th Summerstage: Salute to Hip Hop  featuring Rob Base/ Funkmaster Flex @7pm

August 10th Summerstage: "We like it like that-The story of Latin Boogaloo" @7pm

August 11th Summerstage: Ryan Leslie @7pm

August 11th Summerstage: Nas/Damian Marley with Theophilus London @ 7pm

August 12th Summerstage: WIsin & Yandel/ Henry Santos @ 3pm

NY restaurant week Now- September 5th

Truckeroo food truck festival in DC August 12th

Dekalb Market Brooklyn,NY (ongoing)

Sources: Delish, Huffington Post, Timeout, Wined and Dined and Grub street.


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