From left to right: Kaluga, Tsar Imperial Ossetra, Shasetra and Special Reserved Alverta Caviar.
From left to right: Kaluga, Tsar Imperial Ossetra, Shasetra and Special Reserved Alverta Caviar.

When I think of caviar, I used to think of sushi. Those tiny, neon orange, glossy balls encasing sticky white rice are more of a visual decoration. At least, that’s what it seems, because they barely have a taste. When Janelle of CorkChronicles.com and I attended a Caviar and Champagne event during the NYC Wine and Food festival, my opinion about caviar started to change. Read more

Bed-Vyne Wine Shop Postcard

There’s a new wine store in my Brooklyn neighborhood. The shop, Bed-Vyne Wine, is located on the corner Tompkins and Putnam. In their small, specially designed space, their selection of wines is organized by taste: Earthy, Floral, Sweet, Port, Sparkling and so forth. It makes searching for wine quite easy for burgeoning oenophiles (myself included that category). Read more

Pistachio flavored Donuts at Donut Plant.
Pistachio flavored Donuts at Donut Plant.

Nicole Taylor of Hot Grease, an online radio show at HeritageRadioNetwork.com, organized a “Donut Crawl” on Saturday, March 19th, 2011. The event started at Dough on 305 Franklin Avenue in Brooklyn. I’ve had their hibiscus donuts, and they are quite delicious. Read more