Tag: farm to table

Old Sturbridge Village for Grownups

Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts provides the younger set with a glimpse of life in the 1800s, but will grownups be interested in what this living museum offers? Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Takeaways May Vary from When You Were 10 My memories of Old Sturbridge Village from a school field trip a number of years ago trend toward the role of women, how much time they spent in the kitchen back in…

Side Yard to Table at Bedford’s Truck

Food miles—the distance food travels from farm to plate—seem to be kept to a minimum at Truck restaurant in Bedford, N.Y. Photo credit: L. Tripoli

There is something blissful about sitting beneath the Truck sign in the dining room of the restaurant of the same name in Bedford, N.Y. and looking out the window at the garden where some of my lunch comes from. I…

Flatiron ABC

ABC Cocina restaurant in the ABC Carpet & Home building in New York City. Photo credit: M. Ciavardini

Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Casual Cocina at Union Square Once dismissive of restaurants situated in strip malls (so suburban!) and those located in department stores (crustless cucumber sandwich, anyone?), I keep expectations for ABC Cocina, located in the same building as the…