Make like a real Brit when you savor a pint of English lager and sink your teeth into authentic fish and chips at A Salt and Battery. Nestled in the heart of Manhattan’s West Village, this classic chip shop has been bringing old York to New York for 14 years.
Tortilleria Nixtamal, a small tortilla factory, restaurant, and cultural center in the Corona neighborhood of Queens, serves up authentic Mexican cooking. The restaurant’s crowning achievement? The fresh corn tortillas made daily!
For our first episode outside New York City, we jetted (or, more correctly, trained) north, across the border, to one of North America’s most European cities: Montreal. Neither of us had ever been there before, but between Kate’s deep-seated francophilia, Nora’s passions for design and art, and our mutual love of food and exploring new [...]
When in Montreal, we recommend visiting more than one poutine establishment to ensure you can truly identify a good ratio of fries to cheese to gravy. But at Patati Patata, one gets more than just poutine, as the hole-in-the-wall offers up traditional cantine fare with a fresh spin. They offer traditional poutine and a modified [...]
Perched on the border of San Francisco’s Western Addition and Fillmore neighborhoods, State Bird Provisions – the 2013 James Beard Award-winner for Best New Restaurant – is a restaurant steeped in Bay Area culture. Drawing on the bounty of surrounding farms and the Bay Area’s diverse immigrant population, the restaurant uses a dim sum serving [...]
Tortilleria Nixtamal, a small tortilla factory, restaurant, and cultural center in Corona, Queens that serves up authentic Mexican cooking. Corona is a longtime Italian neighborhood, but a rapidly expanding Mexican community and a need for quality Mexican food laid the foundation for partners Shauna Page and Fernando Ruiz to create Tortilleria Nixtamal. The restaurant’s crowning achievement? [...]
Country of Origin: England For the chips: 1lb 2oz potatoes, peeled and cut into chips 1¾ pints vegetable oil, for deep-frying salt and malt vinegar to taste For the fish: 3½oz all purpose flour 3½oz cornflour 1 tsp salt, plus extra to taste 5oz soda water 5oz beer 2 x5oz pollock or haddock fillets lemon [...]
Tempted by that delicious-looking arepa mariscada in our Arepera Guacuco episode? In case you can’t tell, it’s amazing, and just in case you’re thinking about making it at home, here’s Carmen’s recipe. We’ll warn you now, though, that it’s so good when she makes it that no one else at Guacuco will even try. If [...]
Recipe: Poutine de La Banquise Runtime1:21 View count430 Quebec’s best known culinary export may be maple syrup, but poutine is giving it a run for its money. A glorified fast food dish, traditional poutine consists of fries, cheese curds, and gravy. Unlike some traditional foods, poutine is no sacred dish never to be trifled with. [...]
Place of Origin: San Francisco, CA, USA 1 cup uncooked jasmine rice 1 small orange, preferably mandarin 3 tablespoons fish sauce (such as nam pla or nuoc nam) 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger plus 2 Tbsp. matchstick-size pieces 1/2 teaspoon finely grated garlic 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter [...]
Country of Origin: Canada 5 lbs of pork (ask your local butcher to wrap pork to roast in netting) 1/2 head of garlic (peel and sliced in half each clove) 5 large carrots 5 stalks of celery 2 large onions 1 tablespoon of ground yellow mustard 1 tablespoon of dried parsley 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 tablespoon [...]