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What happens when you combine celebrity chefs, delicious food, and scintillating conversation? You get the new dinner series launching at Foragers Market in Chelsea! Starting on March 28th at 6:30, the educational dinner series will feature a celebrity chef discussing a wide range of topics, a three course meal prepared by Forager’s very own Nickolas Martinez, and a fantastic Q&A during the dessert portion. Sounds pretty great right? [Read more…] about Dinner Series Launch at Foragers Market in Chelsea
Any native New Yorker will tell you that there is a certain nostalgia that permeates through Brooklyn. Yes, we may reluctantly admit that hipsters have brought a certain “cool” back to BK however, for a lot of us that were raised in NY the essence of Brooklyn goes beyond a bad mustache, know it all attitude and skinny jeans. It’s where out fathers and grandmothers grew up and where our great-grandparents settled after coming through Ellis Island. Next time you take a walk through an area like DUMBO try to imagine it through the hardworking New Yorkers from all over the world that came to Brooklyn and are the original producers of BK slickness.
Let’s face it. We all know how stressful the holidays can be, especially if you are the one hosting and the thought of cooking for a ton of people can add onto that stress a little more (cue in the tons of wine you’ll be drinking). Well stress be gone, because I have found the solution for you in craft grocer Foragers Market, which is located in the heart of Chelsea and DUMBO. Foragers is offering chef-quality Thanksgiving meals with fresh, seasonal fare pick-up so you can avoid the crowded supermarkets, restaurants and whatnot and have some amazing dishes prepared for you so by the time you pick it up it is ready to go!
Not familiar with Foragers Market? Here is a little more about them. Per the site– “At Foragers we choose the best, most carefully produced foods in the world. Since 2005 we have operated a busy neighborhood market in Brooklyn and in 2012 opened a market, restaurant and wine shop in Manhattan. We also own and work a small vegetable farm in upstate New York that grows exclusively for our stores. By growing our own produce and cultivating personal relationships with our producers we make certain that we are selling and creating good, clean food.”
For the holidays, Foragers sources quality, clean food for the house-made dishes including: GMO, antibiotic and hormone-free local heritage or whey-brined turkeys (available fully carved), seasonal sides from area farms, Cape Cod cranberries, NYS apples and pies from Brooklyn-based 4&20 Blackbirds.
The full Thanksgiving menu is available on their website and must be ordered by November 20th. Full dinners can be custom ordered a la carte or chosen from three themed dinner packages – Traditional Thanksgiving, Vegetarian Thanksgiving and Lighter Thanksgiving – with biodynamic, organic and natural wine pairings upon request. I would personally do the traditional Thanksgiving as that seems pretty par for the course with what I grew up with, however each of the themed packages seem full n plenty and will satisfy you regardless. If you are ordering a la carte, some things to consider would be their great line of cheeses, crudite and fresh cut fruit as well as delicious side dishes from fingerling potatoes to sausage & sage stuffing. Sounds delicious. The wine suggestions are quite impressive as well in the sparkling, white and red categories and seem to pair well with what they are presenting.
Don’t just take my word for it though! Check out their site and give them a call to make this year’s Thanksgiving the most memorable of all! Happy Holidays everyone!
300 W. 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011
Brooklyn (DUMBO) Location:
56 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201