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WATCH: The Life Of Happy, Grass-Fed Sheep

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.12.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Anna Hodson, the young and gentle, sheep loving shepherd at Kinderhook Farm in Ghent, NY. The farm is dedicated to producing great tasting meat as well as the care and concern of each and every animal.

WATCH: The Best Of NYC Street Food

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.07.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

These are the street food elite: six food vendors cooking up special plates unlike any other in the 5 boroughs.

WATCH: What A Sea Salt Company Looks Like

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.23.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

Real salts, salts not heavily processed in factories, don't all taste the same. They have their own unique "terroir" -- nuanced flavors that give a product a special sense of place.

WATCH: Inside A One-Of-A-Kind Oyster Farm

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.13.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

Montauk Pearls are new to the oyster scene, and the success of their operation has given the East End a new found interest in aquaculture.

The House That Chicken Wings Built: NYC's Kasadela Izakaya (Video)

Liza de Guia | Posted 07.17.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

The restaurant wasn't doing well financially; they knew they needed something special on the menu to draw in customers. But what could that one thing be?

Big Dipper Baby Food: Not Afraid To Feed Your Babies Fresh Bone Marrow Or Duck Liver (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

"Raising kids is really hard work, and if we can make it a little easier for parents to feed their babies better, then I think we're doing the right t...

Planet Fuel: Organic Juices that Empower Kids to Make a Difference

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.26.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

"You know, for us, it was never really an option to buy our kids products, like Capri Sun, that we felt were really loaded down with sugars and unnatu...

Dandelion Chocolate: Discover the Real Flavor of Chocolate (Video)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.22.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

"I think what we're doing is important, it's important for chocolate. And it's important for us that this type of chocolate is known about." Meet Tod...

Pie Corps: Two Bakers on a Mission to Make You Love Pie (video)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.22.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

"We have a pie shape for every hunger level and every need." Meet Cheryl Perry and Felipa Lopez, the founders and bakers behind Pie Corps, an artisan...

A New Artisan Superfood Snack for Super Athletes: Chia Chargers

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.16.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

"We were so surprised there were no other products in the market incorporating chia seeds into a snack food." Meet Catherine Mangan Walsh, the co-fou...

WATCH: Smokable Herbal Tea Is Real And Legal

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.30.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

I'm sure many of you drink tea, occasionally, as a herbal remedy or a sleep aid, but have any of you ever smoked it? Probably not. It was a first for me too.

WATCH: Rhino Dung Helps Grow Great Vegetables

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.17.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

Kenneth Jazi was committed to finding something local, something natural to grow his vegetables with -- little did he know that rhino dung would be his answer.

Bark Butter: Why Every Hot Dog Needs a Little More Pork Fat

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.04.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

"We're in New York. We have dirty water dogs. But, I'll be honest, I don't love a boiled hot dog. I'll probably never eat one again." Meet Josh Shar...

A Look At Jo Snow Syrups: Making Coffees, Sodas & Cocktails More Fun

Liza de Guia | Posted 03.20.2012 | Food
Liza de Guia

Melissa makes syrups for a living. That's her job -- boiling and bottling up to 500 syrup bottles a week. She's good at it. Really good at it.

WATCH: How One Farm Will Keep Going After Hurricane Irene

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.27.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"I didn't have time to think about being scared." On August 28th, hundreds of farms in upstate New York were destroyed by massive floods caused by Hu...

150 Cod Tongues & A Passion for New Nordic Cuisine

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.20.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"Many times, people have asked, 'How in the world did you become involved in this competitive cooking madness?' And, it's weird, because I'm not what ...

Should Every Restaurant Have A Farm?

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.06.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"Last year we had way more produce than we could use, so this year, we tried to scale back a little bit to hit the sweet spot a little more closely." ...

Kelvin's Slush: "Kicking Slurpee's Ass Since 2009"

Liza de Guia | Posted 10.18.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"Ultimately, I hope our customers have a great experience. I hope it cools them down. I hope it reminds them of their youth. And, most of all, I hope ...

Behind The Scenes: Hot-Smoking At ACME Smoked Fish

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.21.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"I don't know anything else, no office job or anything like that, just fish. So, I fell into the fish." Meet Aftabudin Rayman and Peter Wojick, the f...

Deckle Fat: The Secret to The Best Burger in NYC

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.07.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"The flavor of our burger is better than most burgers for several reasons: not just because of our blend of meat, or the fact that we cook them on a c...

The 'New Jersey Terroir' Of The Bent Spoon's Ice Cream

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.29.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"The model was the starving, but well fed artist. We went in figuring we're going to make what we want and how we want it, and do it the best we can a...

A 30-Year Old Artisan Kimchi Brand Ready For Non-Korean Palates

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.20.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"Arirang Kimchi, for 30 years, has been in Korean markets in the East Coast area. I decided to make it my responsibility to make the brand known to no...

First Prize Pies

Liza de Guia | Posted 08.02.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"I've been trying to figure out who my customers are and it's hard to say. I get a lot of New Yorkers. I get a lot of Midwesterners. It almost depends...

Urban Spring Foraging: Harvesting Wild Greens in NYC Parks w/Leda Meredith, Part 1

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.21.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

Meet Leda Meredith, author of The Locavore's Handbook and one of New York City's most well-known urban foragers. We visited Prospect Park in Brooklyn ...

The Good Slaughter: A Proud Meat Cutter Shows His Processing Floor

Liza de Guia | Posted 06.08.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"My hope is that my children will have the same passion for this as I do..." Meet Larry Althiser, the owner and head meat cutter for Larry's Custom M...