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Maybe we Americans have the wrong idea about barbecues, and September, not July, is the ideal time for outdoor grilling. At least that's what it felt like during the Taste Talks All-Star Cookout on Sunday, in Williamsburg's East River State Park. With little humidity and temperatures barely passing 70, the fires burning at 12 different food stations didn't make chefs wilt before our eyes. Plus, the smells wafting out at guests were 100 percent...
When Dana Cowin sat down with Dan Barber for a "Fireside Chat" at Taste Talks Brooklyn—a sister festival to both Northside Festival and Brooklyn Magazine—on Saturday, she acknowledged that a talk about the chef's work to make food more sustainable and less wasteful food have been too dark. Instead, the former Food & Wine editor declared that she would push the Blue Hill chef toward the sunshine—and he was more than happy to oblige. "Environmentalism asks...
As America’s hottest test kitchen, Brooklyn has become an international epicenter of the food movement. The Future Food Expo at Taste Talks Brooklyn is one-of-a-kind exhibition that showcases the future of food products, companies, media, and innovators from both our home borough and around the world. The Expo will take place from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, September 9th at the Williamsburg Hotel, and is free with an RSVP. Get to know some of the...
Northside’s culinary celeb-studded Tasty Awards is in excellent company this year. Instead of going it alone at the end of the month, the ceremony is setting the stage on Friday September 8th, kicking off three days’ worth of symposiums, workshops and all-star barbecuing at Taste Talks. The awards ceremony will honor the people, restaurants and organizations that are determining where, what, how and why we eat. Headlined by none other than beloved Canadian chef...

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