food 04.7.14

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Diana Kennedy, the doyenne of Mexican cuisine, author of The Essential Cuisines of Mexico, among many other books, is at The Brooklyn Kitchen on Tuesday, April 15, 6:30pm, talking about her favorite subject and the updated version of My Mexico: A Culinary Odyssey with Recipes. $35 (includes a copy of the book)

At this time of year, anyone who writes anything about food is legally required to include an item about ramps. From epicurious, four appealing recipes for the fleeting spring vegetable.

Tribeca's Telepan Local is the casual new sister to Bill Telepan's Upper West Side home base. Uptown or downtown, Mr. Telepan remains one of the city's most dependably fine chefs.

Filmmakers Grant Baldwin and Jen Rustemeyer have a new documentary debuting this month called Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story about the amount of food in North America that is thrown away—nearly 50%.

The World's 50 Best award for the best female chef in the world 2014 is in the right hands: Helena Rizzo of Mani in São Paulo.

All hail horseradish at the North Fork Horseradish Festival, Saturday, April 12 at the Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead.

Stop off for a nightcap at Nitecap below Schapiro's,
120 Rivington [Essex] 212.466.3361.

Fans of the mamey sapote know it's a rare sighting in these parts. Get your fill of this beloved tropical fruit—described variously as tasting of pumpkin, almond, sweet potato, honey and cherry—now in season, shipped from Florida.

That fine Italian hand is applied to chocolate by Cecilia Tessieri, the first female master chocolatier in the world, now at the newly opened NYC outpost of Amedei, 15 E. 18th [5th/Bway] 212.982.8113
[via: Wandering Eater]

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