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Food Curated: A Dressing That Makes You Wanna Eat Your Vegetables

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.24.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Masaki & Yukimi Momose, the husband and wife team behind MOMO Dressing, a small-batch, Japanese dressing company based in New York City. MOMO Dressing isn't big, but it should be.

The Standard Which to Measure Every Churro: La Vara's Churros (NYC)

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.20.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

To me, Alex is a Saint. A Churro Saint. She saved me. She single-handedly absolved all the sins of New York City churro makers by creating, in my opinion, the Holy Grail of Churros. Just one bite will transform even the strongest skeptic into a believer.

Tea Lovers, You're Drinking Tea All Wrong

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.13.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I never heard of being "tea drunk" before. Never knew it was even a possibility for tea to have that effect on you.

Dock to Dish Bringing 'Fishermen's Fish' Back To The Community

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.21.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

In today's model, the chain of custody isn't as direct as you might think.

WATCH: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, Luke's Lobster: Ambassadors of Maine

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Luke Holden, the president and founder of Luke's Lobster, a sustainably focused Maine seafood company based in New York City. Luke is a proud Mainer, or "Mainiac."

WATCH: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, The Chipper Truck: The Last Stop in Woodlawn

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.30.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Alice and Valentino, the co-owners of The Chipper Truck, a late-night only, Irish food truck based in Woodlawn, NY. In this mini Irish community tucked away in the Bronx, eager night owls come hungry to The Chipper Truck for addictive Irish comfort food.

A Happy Clappy Vegan Food Truck

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.28.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

The Cinnamon Snail is vegan food truck with donuts like The Ultra Right Wing Conservative Bearded Lady Bop he Hulk Hogan Transvestite Fudgie Wudgie.

WATCH: NYC Vendy Awards Finalist, El Olomega: Putting Salvadoran Pupusas on the Map

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.27.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Brooklyn-based food truck El Olomega shares their family's secret recipes for pupusas, a traditional El Salvadorian-style street food.

Grazin's Grassfed Burgers: A Small Diner Aims to Make The Cleanest Burger You'll Ever Eat

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.02.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Grazin' is the world's FIRST farm-to-table direct, 100 percent Animal Welfare Approved grassfed and finished burger joint.

Drawn to Fire: A Fire Starter & His Sustainable Meat Shop

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.26.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Jeremy Stanton, the chef and proprietor of sustainable butcher shop The Meat Market, has a way with fire.

Sky Ice: Daring New Flavors in Ice Cream (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.25.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Sky Ice, an artisan, all-natural ice cream shop in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is churning our flavors like lychee rose, wasabi peanut butter and dark chocolate campfire.

A Decorated Cookie You'll Love

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.04.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Gail Dosik, the founder and cookie aficionado behind One Tough Cookie, knows everything there is to know about cookies.

GoogaMooga Sneak Peek: Joseph Leonard's Fried Chicken Sandwich

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Quite possibly the perfect fried chicken sandwich.

GoogaMooga Sneak Peek: Northern Spy Food's Egg Begley, Jr

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.17.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

The ultimate egg sandwich.

GoogaMooga Sneak Peek: Landhaus' Melt-in-Your-Mouth Bacon Sticks

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.16.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Melt-in-your mouth, thick cut bacon on a stick: A preview of what's in store at GoogaMooga this year!

GoogaMooga Sneak Peeks: Jeepney's Cured Pork Chori Burger

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.15.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"When it comes to Filipino food, everything's gotta be BIG."

On Why We Cook: To Break Taboos and to Create

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.03.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Sung Park, chef and owner of Bistro Petit in Brooklyn, is breaking taboos with his bold-flavored Korean French cuisine.

Why We Cook: Chef Amie Valpone Cooks to Live

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.26.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

What if you loved food, but the odds were against you?

On Why We Cook: To Seek Refuge, To Inspire And To Remember

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

What compels us to cook? I come to the kitchen to be fully present in the moment.

A Vegetarian Butcher Makes a Case for Wheat Meat

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.10.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"Seitan isn't a meat replacement, it's a food stuff in its own right," say the seitan specialists behind Monk's Meats, which produces between 100 to 150 pounds of seitan a day.

WATCH: A New Take On Freshly Baked Cookies

Liza de Guia | Posted 03.12.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I had never seen fresh baked frozen cookies marketed in the freezer aisle before and I was intrigued (maybe a little skeptical), but I'm so glad I tried 'em.

WATCH: The Art Of Making Tempeh

Liza de Guia | Posted 01.31.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"For a vegetarian, in particular, it's the best kind of protein you can eat."

Handmade Sriracha May Challenge Our Loyalty To Original

Liza de Guia | Posted 01.12.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Jolene Collins, the founder and artisan behind Jojo's Sriracha in Brooklyn, NY.

WATCH: Brooklyn Bouillon: Treating Bones Like The Gold Of An Animal

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.05.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Find out what makes a good stock from Rachael Mamane, founder of Brooklyn Bouillon, the first sustainable and traceable small-batch artisan stock company based in Brooklyn, NY.

A Farm To Keg Beer: Captain Lawrence Brewery's Fresh Roasted Pumpkin Ale (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.01.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I've never really thought about what actually goes into a pumpkin ale. I guess, I thought it was just a blend of spices that gave the beer its signature flavor. Until now.