Best Meal of 2016: Blue Hill at Stone Barns

It’s a humid, sweaty day at the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. I’m The Public, here to learn about sustainable agriculture, and to pet a few baby goats. There I am, on my knees and digging my hands into the dirt searching for weeds, sporting my Kale university t-shirt and bright green muck boots. I’m joined by a young chef who… Read More Best Meal of 2016: Blue Hill at Stone Barns

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How to survive the blizzard: just go crazy already

Storm Jonas buried New York City in 30.5 inches of snow in roughly 24 hours, the highest snowfall on record since 1869. So basically, I gave up Texas for Antarctica. I tried going outside, experiencing this thing, this winter they all speak of. Standing out there with my face toward the wind, snowflakes whipping my cheeks and glomming onto… Read More How to survive the blizzard: just go crazy already

Pig-out at The Famed New York Spotted Pig

Nestled on a street corner in the West Village, the much-hyped restaurant appeared as a snug doorway that barely squeezed more than one person through. A two-hour wait for a table at The Spotted Pig is a glowing testimonial.The dining room, packed at seven o’clock, glowed a dim red and breathed an intimate coziness. Waiters paraded plates of food that looked straight from… Read More Pig-out at The Famed New York Spotted Pig