Monthly Archives: October 2013

Rosters: The 12% Solution at Gastronomie 491 October 29, 2013

The 12% Solution Instructors: Maggie Fuller (12% Imports) and Martin Johnson (Gastronomie 491) Cheese: Berkswell, an English sheep’s milk cheese from the appropriately named Ram Hall, this cheese blends the Italian Pecorino tradition with the Basque approach. Beer: Evil Twin … Continue reading

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Tuesday at Gastronomie 491

October 29th at 7 at Gastronomie 491, 491 Columbus Avenue between 83rd and 84th: The 12% Solution During the last few years, 12% Imports has become known as the distributor of the very highest end beers available in New York.  … Continue reading

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Tuesday at Breukelen Bier Merchants!!

October 22 at 7 at Breukelen Bier Merchants, 182 Grand St. (near Bedford Avenue):  Evil Twin v. The Joy of Cheese Itinerant brewer Jeppe Janit-Bjergso a.k.a. the Evil Twin (his twin brother Mikkel Borg Bjergso is also a brewer) has … Continue reading

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About Maggie

Maggie Fuller is one of the most interesting beer experts in New York, and her gender has nothing to do with it.  Yes, the New York City craft beer scene is still male dominated, but it is sufficiently large that … Continue reading

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Thursday Thursday Thursday: Cheese and Whiskey at 92nd St. Y

One other thing I don’t mention in this pitch below.  Leftovers.  Attendees are welcome to stay afterward, chat, and enjoy leftover beverages and cheese. October 17 at 7 at 92nd St. Y, 92nd & Lexington:  Cheese and Whiskey Lots of … Continue reading

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About Andy

Even before we opened Gastronomie 491 in March 2012, I wanted to work with Andy Besch, the owner of West Side Wines, the shop just a few doors down from our  soon to open, market/café hybrid.  It seems almost too … Continue reading

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The Joy of Cheese October 2013 Events

The Joy of Cheese, Martin Johnson’s eight year old series of cheese and beverage pairing events has a busy October lined up.  Here are the details. October 8 at 7 at Gastronomie 491, 491 Columbus (bet 83rd and 84th): The … Continue reading

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