some more printed favorites

We are happy to say that we have just re-stocked a few of our favorite titles, including Walter Van Beirendock’s Dream the World Awake, and the two fantastic Nose to Tail Eating cookbooks from St. John’s Restaurant’s Fergus Henderson !

T Magazine: The Dish on White Zinfandel

"Of course it happened over a dinner conversation,” says Jiminie Ha of the origins of White Zinfandel, the magazine she started with her friends, the architects Chris and Dominic Leong. The mash-up of art, food and culture celebrated the publication of its second issue, “TV Dinners,” this past weekend with a dinner at Jack Hanley Gallery in TriBeCa. “Since art and food are our two biggest obsessions, we thought it would be interesting to marry the two in an unexpected way,” explains Ha, who heads up the multidisciplinary studio W/—Projects. “It was an experiment that explores the high- and low-brow aspects of both creative fields.”

The dinner was a case in point. Two long tables flanked by plastic folding chairs were set with hand-numbered, minimalist Corian trays by Elizabeth Beer and Brian Janusiak of Various Projects, the design of which was inspired by an aerial view of the Swanson factory and its environs in Omaha, where the TV dinner was invented in the 1950s …

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Pictured: White Zinfandel’s Jiminie Ha and Dominic and Chris Leong (Image: Mimi Ritzen Crawford)

gifts for wine lovers

TONG is the label for high-quality information and communication about wine. Through publications, projects and events, TONG aims to be the world’s top provider of wine knowledge. TONG magazine has a clear aim and an original approach: in-depth and no-nonsense communication about wine. 

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great new iphone app - Yuki Eats NY!

Our friend Yuki Matuso just launched her amazing New York restaurant app for the iphone. Visit this link to learn more and download!