Reducing Food Waste, Blue Cheese with Beer, The Creator of Urban Parks, + Shoot Better Food Photos
TouchBistro has teamed up with Edible Manhattan to fight hunger in New York. There is no reason people should be hungry considering how much food is wasted at restaurants every day. Tapas and drinks are included at this discussion and seminar on how to reduce food waste. Percentage of the ticket sales go to City Harvest, an organization rescuing wasted food and bringing it to food programs around the city.
Prospect Park turns 150 this week and what better way to celebrate than to learn about the man who created it. Frederick Law Olmsted was also one of the architects for Central Park. I think we can safely say the man was a genius. Biographer Justin Martin read from his book following a wine and cheese reception.
Beer and pizza? Check. Beer and chocolate? Got it. But beer and blue cheese? Sure, why not? Cheese buyer Martin Johnson proves once again how versatile beer can be by pairing them with some of the greatest (and stinkiest) blue cheeses from all over the world.
Everybody's doing it so it makes sense to do it the best way possible. We're talking about food photography. At this Brooklyn Brainery class, food historian Sarah Lohman walks you through the tools and techniques to taking great food photographs with just your smartphone. Before you know it, you'll be the envy of all your Instagram followers.