Sunday, September 25, 2011

Flava Buzz Pt.1

Restaurant Openings 

Ellabess is now open in the Nolitan hotel. They are launching a weekday happy hour starting September 26th. A few lounge menu items will be 50% off from 5 to 7pm.

Southern Italian and Mediterranean cuisine restaurant, Morso, is set to open September 30th.  Pino Luongo is the restaurateur behind it. 

Terroir is now open in Murray Hill. Serving up historical Murray Hill delights such as oyster sandwich, a French dip, and fried scallops. 

French-Mexican restaurant, Jolie Cantina, will be opening on Wednesday in Cobble Hill. 241 Smith St., @ Douglass St., Cobble Hill; 718.488.0777

New 24-hour Ihop in East Village hired a Bouncer for the late night party goers. What are your thoughts on this?

Food Events

Taste of Marcellus @ The New Amsterdam Market  An event focused on food producers and ingredients from the Marcellus Shale region of lower New York and Pennsylvania today 11am-4pm 

Anfora will be giving out complimentary Raclette cheese with cornichon, assorted salumi, ciabattta, and whole grain mustards to customers every Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. $15 value.

Red Rooster in Harlem will be hosting a South African Wine Night a 6:30 p.m on September 26th. They will be serving Bunny chow, fried yard bird nuggets with atjar, an pop cake fries.

Nancy Silverton from Osteria Mozza will be at the West Village restaurant for a dinner on October 6th. She will be making a few dishes from her upcoming cookbook, Mozza. Jonathan Waxman will be making dishes from his cookbook, Italian, My Way as well.

La Pulqueria and Salon Hecho are two new Mexican lounges that are becoming known for getting people drunk! Pulqueria is introducing NY to the Pulque cocktail, the owners discovered it on a research trip to Mexico City. They will be the only bar in New York to serve it! Salon Hecho is specializing in infused mescals called abocados. They will also have live music.

"Locals Know Best-Dish on the Dish" campaign conducted by Chef Curtis Stone at the Hotel Indigo. September 30th, 12-1:30 p.m

Try an Art Gallery Cookie today at the DUMBO Arts Festival. The sugar cookies were hand decorated by emerging artists.

Food Report

Nirvana's classic album Nevermind will be exclusively offered in Mcdonald's Happy Meals. The only way to receive Nevermind is when you buy the Happy Meal.

Mr. Critic, Sam Sifton, will be leaving his current position to take on new duties at The New York Times. Where will his last review (for his current position) take place?

Coney Island's Mom-and-pop shops will be shut down forever. :(

Pregnant Beyonce has been craving French Fries!

Heinz Dip and Squeeze hits Supermarkets. Yay Finally! Dipping has been made easy!

Hurricane Irene has caused a possible Pumpkin shortage. Oh no! 0__0 what are we to do?

Restaurant in Saudi Arabia is charging customers for leftover food on their plates. 

Wendy's reinvented their "old-fashioned burger" the new burger is called Dave's Hot 'N Juicy it has extra cheese, a thicker beef patty, and a buttered bun.

The world's heaviest onion is 17 pds and 15 oz. It was grown by a 67-year-old English retiree. 

Food Shows

The Chew on ABC starts tomorrow!

For more shows click here

Sources: Delish, Grub Street NY
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