Sunflowers, mustaches, and vodka. Four Stars.
Looks like that enormous Times Square food complex won't be the only giant, ambitious Russian project opening in New York. Following Brasserie Pushkin and Onegin, another Russian-lit inspired restaurant is set to open in Soho: Taras Bulba Korchma is a homey, country-style Ukrainian restaurant chain based in Moscow. They'll open their first U.S. location at 357 West Broadway, former home of brunch-party hot spot Via dei Mille.
Salmon roe, butter, and lettuce.
There've been some exciting developments lately in the world of beer, but none quite match the wonder of seeing a dude pour beer from a spout attached to his iPad, in this video posted by Cheese Culture. We have no idea how he created this e-keg, and neither do any of the tourists who stop by the Hofbräuhaus and get a free beer. It's all set to a background of silly oompah music, naturally. See for yourself below, and let us know if you figure out how he does it.
Right this way for video.
Yesterday we heard about Adrian Grenier's ambitious new plans to teach city kids how to grow and cook their own food, which is an idea we can get behind. And now we find out he's also an investor in a beer company that puts its pilsner inside old-school, flat-top cans that need to be opened with a churchkey, which is an idea that's so incongruous with the first plan that we find ourselves again disappointed in the Entourage actor.
"Bringing you this forgotten beer experience once again."