food 02.24.15

Food Digest
Every Person in New York

Stephen Ritz created the Green Bronx Machine as an after-school program, but it has expanded into an influential local food flag-bearer that, at its core, teaches students to "grow, love and eat their vegetables." Mr. Ritz will give a TEDx talk on March 7. After that, he gets back to GBM's next project: turning a space at Public School 55 into the National Health, Wellness, and Biodiversity Center. Support their fundraising efforts here.

Discuss—and taste—American Single Malts at Astor Center, Wednesday, March 11, 6:30pm, $89.

At 28, Massimiliano Alajmo became the youngest chef ever to win three Michelin stars—for his Le Calandre outside Padua, Italy. He and his brother, Raffaele, published the cookbook Fluidita last year and it's a beauty—whether or not the watery food photography is strictly necessary. $255 (yep)

The Chocolate Expo takes place at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City, on Sunday, March 1, 10-7—nine hours should be just enough to get your fill.

The annual Just Food Conference talks farms, CSAs, and other food policy issues. March 15 at Columbia, $65.

Restaurant Girl serves up some of the best Comfort Dishes from city restaurants.

Learn how to make homemade pizza at Brooklyn Kitchen, Friday, March 6, with the pie masters from Roberta's.

Star Chefs' event celebrates New York Rising Stars tomorrow, February 25, at the Altman Building, $125. [Pictured: Daniela Soto-Innes of Cosme]

Oh, those sweet, silly Aussies: glow-in-the-dark ice cream, because most of us are 'UV-reactive food coloring' deficient.

Gung Hey Fat Choy

Jason Polan started Every Person in New York in March of 2008. He plans on working on the project until it is finished. Look for Every Person in New York on Tuesdays in MUG and daily at Jason's site.

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