Weekly Dish Recommendation: Slow Roasted Suckling Pig at August (New York)

By admin | November 2, 2010

After a day of strolling and shopping in the West Village, you must stop by August on Bleecker Street for the Slow Roasted Suckling Pig. The meat itself is amazing, absolutely tender, but the seasonal sides are what make this dish a hit – winter squash, brussel sprouts, horseradish and cider jus. Be sure to check out August’s menu every season, as it changes.


New York’s Greenmarkets – Meatless Monday with Katie Cizewski

By mahir | October 18, 2010

Making the choice to give up meat on Mondays is one thing – maybe you will decide to order a veggie burger instead of a beef burger or you’ll have the gnocchi in leu of the steak frites – but taking the opportunity to enjoy and celebrate a vegetarian meal is what Meatless Monday is really all about, or at least, what it should be about.  Eating vegetarian is good for the environment and good for your body.  So why not make it good for your taste buds as well?

The first requirement for making a great meal is having great ingredients to cook with.  And what makes an ingredient great?  For the vegetarian grocery list the answer is simple.  Look for vegetables that are fresh, local, and organic.  And where will you have the best luck finding the best vegetables?  Another simple answer.  There are currently over fifty active greenmarkets in the five boroughs of New York City with over eighty producers.  What that means is that there are more fresh, local, and organic vegetables out there than you can probably prepare on every Monday for the rest of the year.  That’s good news for the Meatless Monday crowd.

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Monday Nights at August – Sommelier’s Cure for a Case of the Mondays: ½ Priced Wine

By mahir | October 11, 2010

Come by and try Monday Nights at August - Sommelier’s Cure for a Case of the Mondays: 1/2 Priced Wine

Every Monday enjoy a delicious bottle of wine from a hand-picked list of our Sommelier’s favorite distinct bottles for half off the normal price

Monday October 11, 2010

Monday 1/2 Price Bottle List

Rich Autumn Whites!

Vin de Pays de Cotes Catalanes, Cuvee Cuthbert, Fin Amour  2008

Languedoc Rousillon, France

Regularly $80     now $40

…pears, textured richness, underlying acidity, lots of personality

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Need A Job? Back of House Open Call

By mahir | October 8, 2010

Red Rooster Harlem

I’m hosting an open call for back of house positions for Red Rooster Harlem on Monday, October 11th and Tuesday, October 12th from 9am-noon at August Restaurant, located at 359 Bleecker Street. (Btw Charles and West 10th)

I’m looking for experienced, passionate and hard-working line cooks, a head baker, pastry cooks, stewards and porters. Please come prepared with resumes and references. Thank you.


Harlem Contributor, Gabrielle Lopez!

By mahir | October 4, 2010

Gabrielle will be our Harlem contributor and will write twice a month on the website. If you would have any special requests from her then feel free to contact me.

Gabrielle Marie Lopez was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she learned to love food and cooking in her mother’s and grandmother’s Mexican kitchens. From this rich tradition, Gabriela began her blog, gabrielaskitchen.com, in 2009.  After attending college in Los Angeles, California, Gabrielle moved to Harlem, New York City, where she is the Special Projects Assistant at the Studio Museum in Harlem.

Chef Samuelsson’s kitchen flair embraces almost every food tradition of our immigrant nation. He says, “as cultures and food traditions from all corners of the globe converge in one country, America has been transformed from a land of meat and potatoes into a land of couscous and noodles, dolmas and tiraditos, tacos and sushi, dumplings and ceviches,”

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