New York's food artisan community is working together to help Fany Gerson of La Newyorkina recover after she lost everything to hurricane Sandy. Here's one way to help: buy a cinnamon and goat milk caramel brownie from Robicelli's.
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More than two months have passed since Hurricane Sandy, but the stories of struggle in New York's food industry continue to trickle in unabated. Among them are Court Street Grocers and La Newyorkina, whose owners spoke with us about their ongoing plights. In October, both were beginning to make good on their ambitions. Months later, they're still trying to get back on their feet.
Whether you're looking for an office grab-bag gift or a substantial present for someone you adore, there's something from New York's food artisans that'll meet your needs.
Three weeks later, how are New York's food artisans recovering from Hurricane Sandy? Some are getting back on their feet, but for others there's still a long road to recovery.
It's difficult (if not impossible!) to pick only one paleta flavor at La Newyorkina...but now...problem solved! Meet the Rainbow Paleta ($4.50 at the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck), where not one but four flavors comes layered into a single popsicle.
Fany Gerson's popsicles have become a summertime staple in New York. We talked with her about her business, her passion for Mexican flavors, and preserving a cultural tradition.
In the latest videos from Food Curated, Liza de Guia profiles the visionary entrepreneurs who were selected as finalists for this year's Next Big Small Brand Contest, which spotlights passionate folks launching mini-but-growing businesses. They include a cookie dough-maker, paleta enthusiast, two chocolate czarinas, a charcuterie dude, and chutney artist. Watch all of their videos and get that warm, tingly inspired feeling inside.