Good Food takes a field trip to New York City. Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito of Baked are putting a twist on the American bakery with their homemade oreos and whoopie pies. Niki Federman is the fourth generation of Russ to be selling smoked fish on the Lower East Side at Russ and Daughters. Robert Sietsema of the Village Voice tells us where to eat in the Big Apple. Joel Bukiewicz is making handcrafted kitchen knives. Charlie Sahadi of Sahadi Fine Foods has been selling Middle Eastern delicacies to Brooklynites for 60 years. Rick Mast and his brother Michael are making bean-to-bar chocolate in their Williamsburg factory. And Suvir Saran tells us everything you need to make Indian food at home. Plus two market reports.
New York Stories; Smoked Fish; Brooklyn Artisans; Indian Cooking at Home
From this Episode:
An Appetizing Store
Russ & Daughters Niki Russ Federman and Josh Russ Tupper Niki Federman runs Russ and Daughters , an appetizing store on the Lower East Side of New York. In...
Robert Sietsema is the food critic for the Village Voice where he writes the Counter Culture column. Robert recommends Nepalese restaurant Mustang Thakali Kitchen in...
Bean-to-Bar in Brooklyn
Rick Mast behind the counter at Mast Brothers Chocolate Rick Mast and his brother Michael Mast make chocolate in their Williamsburg, Brooklyn factory. They source their...
Baked in Brooklyn
Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito own Baked in Red Hook, Brooklyn. It's a bakery/coffee shop where they sell American baked goods with a...
Joel Bukiewicz of Cut makes handcrafted kitchen knives in his studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn. He sends the knives to a facility in Idaho to be heat-treated and forged. The...
Santa Monica Farmer's Market Report
Chef Mark Gold, formerly of Leatherby's Cafe Rouge in Costa Mesa is getting ready to open a new restaurant called Eva in the Fairfax/Beverly area. Right now he's shopping...
Serving Atlantic Avenue for 60 Years
Evan and Charlie Sahadi Charlie Sahadi owns Sahadi's Fine Foods on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. Along with their vast selection of nuts, olives, feta cheese and dried...
Union Square Greenmarket Report
Zaid Kurdieh of Norwich Meadows Farms has greens, radishes and kohlrabi at his Greenmarket stand. Zaid likes to peel his kohlrabi and eat them raw. Spring garlic is in...