The Market at Center Park renderingBy Jake Rothschild Irwin Street Market and Jake’s Ice Creams founder Jake Rothschild is opening a tiny market in East Point. Called the Market at Center Park, it will feature 300 square feet of locally made goods, ranging from bread and pasta to chocolates and pies. Targeting a mid-March opening, the Market is a result of Rothchild’s food incubator, a program that works to develop local chefs and artisans and help them expand into the community. Many of the people participating in the Market have taught at Rothchild’s Cooking School at Irwin Street Market. Coconut custard ...
Night markets are an exciting part of food culture across Asia, from Hong Kong to Bangkok to Taiwan. Now, the tradition of open-air bazaars is coming to Annandale a.k.a. Northern Virginia’s Koreatown. The first in a monthly series of DMV Night Markets will go down in the parking lot outside the Block on November 24 […]
It has been a few weeks of good news for fans of Italian food: The second location of Arlington’s Italian Store opened in Westover last week; the market portion of chef Amy Bradwein’s Centrolina opens today in CityCenter; and Carluccio’s Italian market, cafe and restaurant will open June 3 in Old Town Alexandria. The brainchild of […]
A number of Vendy Award winners have banded together under the auspices of City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the Street Vendor Project to open Vendy Plaza, a five-week-long Sunday market at La Marqueta in Harlem. They include Thai-street-food specialist Khao Man Gai NY, empanada maker Nuchas, and Zhà, seller of pan-Asian arancini. The sweeter side includes Wafels & Dinges and “experimental” ice-cream purveyor Ice & Vine.
Here’s the full lineup.
Khao Man Gai
Ice & Vice
Wafels & Dinges
Zhà Pan Asian
Selections from last year’s Flea, in the Strawbridge’s building. [Photo: Facebook]
The Franklin Flea is taking a two-weekend jaunt out to the mall in advance of its Center City outdoor season (which will kick off April 19 at 8th and Market streets). Tomorrow, March 28 through Sunday, March 30 — and then again from April 4-6 — the Flea will take up residence at the Plymouth Meeting Mall with a pared-down selection of ten to twenty vendors.
Amongst the antique furniture and vintage finds, there will be local edibles. Some of the packaged food vendors familiar to flea-goers ...
From Each Peach to Glen’s Garden Market to Smucker Farms to Seasonal Pantry, D.C. is experiencing a renaissance of small grocery stores carrying primarily locally made and grown products. The latest is Little Red Fox, a market, cafe, and eventual-supper club which recently opened at 5035 Connecticut Ave. NW.
The venture comes from D.C. native Matt Carr, who’s teamed up with chef Anne Alfano, whose brother is Carr’s best friend from St. Albans School. Full disclosure: Carr and I interned together at Washingtonian in 2008. Little did I know at the time that that’s where the idea ...
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Today is the first day for Tela’s, the new Francisville cafe and market headed up by chef Chad Williams, who came up working for Jose Garces before taking off for the West Coast for a while. The Insider has plenty of details on the space, which he reports was designed by the same team behind Manayunk’s Taqueria Feliz.
The set-up is groceries, prepared foods, and a cafe menu available every day, plus a single-seating chef’s table dinner every Saturday. The cafe is serving San Francisco’s Four Barrel coffee...
Every year around this time, food bloggers breakout into sweats as ramps begin to make their way into local markets. Recipes for ramp jam, ramp butter, ramps and eggs, ramp pesto and pickled ramps proliferate. Newspapers print lists of ramp festivals throughout the Southeast and insist that you will like ramps if you can get past their stink.
If you really want to get a taste for ramps, go simple. I simply toss them in a good olive oil and throw them on a hot grill. Keep them moving so they don’t burn – you’re looking to wilt them down ...