Much Ado About Duffin – Attempting to Top the Cronut

Much Ado About Duffin – Attempting to Top the Cronut

Back in June we reported about the Cronut craze sweeping New York (“a flaky, yet inherently sweet marriage between a croissant and a doughnut”). Since then, it seems like the world can’t get enough of portmanteau patisserie, surely the foodie trend of 2013. Just before we start to get confused with whatever cruffin-mookie-downie concoction is […]

Take the Black: Game of Thrones Beer

Take the Black: Game of Thrones Beer

American craft beer enthusiasts and Game of Thrones fans are set to get their hands on the latest collaboration between HBO and New York brewery Ommegang. The new Take the Black Stout will only be available to buy from selected retailers in the United States from the end of September. Brewery Ommegang is located in […]

USA Says ‘non’ to French Mimolette Cheese

USA Says ‘non’ to French Mimolette Cheese

The French were scandalised recently when they discovered that 1.5 tonnes of French Mimolette cheese had been banned from entering the United States. Citing health concerns, the cheese was impounded in a customs warehouse in New York. To add insult to injury, the round bowling-ball cheese was also classified – rather unfortunately – as “filthy, […]

Telluride Wine Festival

Telluride Wine Festival

The tiny town of Telluride, Colorado may be well-known for its picturesque snow-capped mountains and its ski hills, but summer is when festival season shifts into high gear. From June 27th to 30th, the Telluride Wine Festival takes over the town and brings a number of chefs, sommeliers, speakers, and countless exhibitors together for a […]

Savor

Savor

The 2013 edition of Savor, an American craft beer and food experience, takes place June 14th and 15th in New York City. Over 70 independent craft breweries will be in attendance and pairing beer with cheese, oysters, and even chocolate. “Food is served as small dishes created to match the taste profiles of each craft […]

Colorado BBQ Challenge

Colorado BBQ Challenge

Summer has started and it’s time to fire up the barbeque! For lovers of all things grilled and smoky, the town of Frisco, Colorado is the place to be this week as they host the 20th annual Colorado BBQ Challenge. Teams will compete against each other in various categories and sell their barbequed samples and plates […]