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Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats at Astor Center

Whole Beast Butchery with Ryan Farr at Astor Center, NYC & his knives & tools to break down an animal Ryan Farr, the owner/head butcher of 4505 Meats taught for one night at Astor Center this past Wednesday. To those of you who aren’t too familiar with Mr. Farr recently released his book Whole Beast Butchery. It’s a handy guide that includes step-by-step photos of how to butcher a whole animal and he’s one of the premier butchers out in San Francisco, California. The whole 3.5 month lamb – minus a leg The agenda of the evening is to learn..

NYC Food Film Festival: Brad Farmerie’s Southeast Street Food Asian Market

I’m putting my Parisian vacation experience on pause for now, to bring us back to NYC in a more current time setting. Scenes from different rooms On Thursday, June 24th, I attended the 4th Annual NYC Food Film Festival: Brad Farmerie’s Southeast Street Food Asian Market at the Astor Center. It’s an food event featuring dishes based on the evening’s theme from NYC-based Asian restaurants Double Crown, Betel, and Kampuchea, Public and an unknown Brooklyn restaurant, Mrs. Kim’s. Signature dishes for this particular evening were: Public’s Pig’s Blood Popsicle, Double Crown’s Tendon Meatballs and Dessert Burrito, Mrs. Kim’s Squid Chip..

Cook.Eat.Drink.Live Food Festival – Tickets, Discount and Info

For the die hard foodies who reside in the NYC area, Cook.Eat.Drink.Live Food Festival returns for its third year. It’s an interactive holiday themed event that showcases new food products, celebrity chefs, wineries, cocktails, cookbook authors, mixologists, and popular restaurants (list of them here). In addition to the tastings (see the list), guests can do some early holiday shopping with several purveyors and wineries and will have the opportunity to purchase gift certificates to some of New York City’s most popular restaurants. The dates for this event is from Friday, November 6th to Sunday, November 8th, 2009 at Chelsea’s The..