Cucina Urbana occasionally hosts winemaker tastings on Saturdays, and we are going to check one out soon. I see that they are open for lunch and supply light appetizers, so we'll need to find some grub nearby. Anyone been to one of these yet?
Sean Thackrey’s wines are a mix of art and science.
Easy Crab Cakes
Crab cakes are so often disappointing -- mushy or gummy, full of starchy filler. But these easy cakes are full of beautiful lump crabmeat, and a light panko coating ensures they fry up crispy and golden brown. Bright, lemony aioli makes a piquant counterpart to the sweet, sweet crab.
We get a better look inside a Williamsburg restaurant. Chef Connolly gets a little hand in the kitchen at Rider.