One does not need an occasion to enjoy a special cocktail, but at our Slow Food NYC December Slur, we have one: we will be toasting Professor Jerry Thomas, considered by many grateful drinkers to be the father of American mixology, and The Pegu will be serving one of its signature seasonal libations, the Tom & Jerry, in his honor.
The meaning of the word "organic" has become a semantic debate that has changed and divided a movement. Francesco Mastalia has been examining the issue through a series of interviews and photographs in a project entitled "ORGANIC: Farmers and Chefs of the Hudson Valley".
Manhattan Community Board 1 will hear a presentation by the Howard Hughes Corporation regarding their proposal to demolish the Fulton Fish Market New Market Building and replace it with a tower of considerable height. We urge you to attend the meeting today and show your support to stop this bad idea.