One in two kids in America will at some point during their childhood receive food assistance from the government. That's one of the more startling facts in the new documentary "A Place at the Table," and there are many of them.
Here's another: One in four kids in the U.S. are "food insecure," meaning at times they are uncertain where their next meal will come from. The... » more
Great news for all the home cooks (of all levels) out there!
There are tons of products on the market that will not only make your cooking life easier (and better!) but will also actually fool your dinner guests into thinking you are in a culinary category above your natural talent.
To help you navigate the kitchen tools marketplace and find the best of the best to help you feign expertise,... » more
Foodies in Brooklyn will soon have even more options at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Four new eateries - Luke's Lobster, No. 7 Sub, Ample Hills Creamery and Fornino - The Art & Science of Pizza - are set to open this summer in the Pier 5, Pier 6 and Fulton Ferry Landing/DUMBO sections of the park.
"With the addition of these four concessions ... BBP is quickly becoming a destination... » more
Maybe you forgot it's Valentine's Day. Or maybe you just found a Valentine? Either way, these gifts are sure to please, and can be picked up at the last minute, by which we mean today!
Payard Patisserie's Valentine's Day treats Francois Payard's patisserie has delectable treats aplenty, but if you really want to make an impression, give your Valentine the Essence of Spring Macaron Collection,... » more
Registered dietitian Sharon Richter shared with amNewYork her tips on how to indulge, but not go overboard, this Valentine's Day.
1. Try individually wrapped chocolates. While there might be a bit more waste, you will be able to see exactly how much you've eaten, and be forced to experience it in a tangible, tactile way.
2. Choose chocolates made with "real ingredients." Candy... » more
From white to green, yellow to black, oolong to Pu-erh, tea is a staple of Chinese cuisine and an important part of the culture. This Chinese New Year, get a little closer to a symbolic, revered and delicious custom.
Tea serves many functions. You drink it, but it's also medicinal and brings people together.
"Serving teas to others is a way to offer peace, make friends, ask for... » more