Read all about it and get your tickets here: http://www.thebrooklynkitchen.com/masters-of-social-gastronomy-13111830001
And! Don’t forget MSG has a fancy new site at: http://omgmsg.com
Banksy in Queens: Already vandalized.
The Razor Blade in the Apple: A Modern History of Trick or Treating
Over on Etsy, I recently investigated the early origins of Halloween traditions, including Trick or Treating. But my research turned up a 20th century twist that I had never considered: the old “razor blade in the apple,” and the fear associated with Halloween candy.
Souvenirs from my trip to California: Ginger Tea from Bird Pick in Pasadena; Sriracha from the launch of The Veggie-Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook: 50 Vegan “Rooster Sauce” Recipes that Pack a Punch
; Chilie Paste from the source, the Sriracha factory in Irwindale; Sauces bottled at Wing Nien foods; Pine-Yuzu Park Avenue Bitters, created by some folks Pixar (and bought at the Pixar cafe); Oranges bought in SoCal next to the orchard where they were grown; Pumpkin Spice lollipops from See’s; Dark Chocolate Coffee Almond Brittle from G.L. Alfieri.
Mushrooms! at the Ferry Building, San Francisco.
Banksy in Queens.
Lettuce (cabbage?) at the Ferry Building, San Francisco.
Produce at the Ferry Building, San Francisco.
Burritos! At Mijita in the Ferry Building.