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A Modern Twist on a Classic

Sometimes a subtle update on a classic meal, drink or recipe is enough to make you remember what you loved about it to begin with.
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These are all new but also comfortably familiar.
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Organic – Straight from Copenhagen

It has been reported that Denmark has the highest market share of organic products in the world, and after spending a few days there, I would completely agree.

This country is a must-visit destination for fans of organic, and Copenhagen is serving up some of the most exciting cooking anywhere.

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Organic Coffee on My Mind

Living on a farm in Italy taught me to worship fine coffee. There was nothing better than when my local cafe would serve espresso with a slither of lemon rind and a splash of Sambuca.

Any day with coffee is a good day. Yes, I’m one of those.

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Organic Food & Drink in the Meatpacking District

The Meatpacking District has been transformed in the last few years, from grungy bars into something of a metropolitan gourmet destination.
Random movie shoots, the new Whitney art museum and the High Line make for a fun daytime destination.

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Eating Organic in the Catskills

Many people are saying that the Catskills is the “new” Hamptons.  So, I decided to take a look for myself.  Here are some great things that I found.

Enjoy!

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Rodale’s Farm 2 Fork Festival in Brooklyn

I always appreciate it when very cool organic events are just down the road from my home in Brooklyn.

Should be fantastic, see you there!

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Learn about your mushrooms at Whole Foods Market.

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Yummari’s hemp/chia endurance nuggets are so satisfying.

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A fresh and seasonal take in The New England Kitchen.

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Spotlight on Gluten-Free

With an increasing number of people avoiding gluten, you can never have enough gluten-free ideas in your back pocket.  Here are some of my favorites.
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BAKED GOODS
The vegan, organic, plantain nut muffins by Sweet Sundays Baking Co. are so special.

BEER
LakeFront Brewery was the country’s first organic, gluten-free beer.

APP
Always have an answer with the “Is That Gluten Free?” app.

RESTAURANT
Organic, gluten-free pizza classes at Eat Drink Wild in NYC.

COOKBOOK
Danielle Walker became a New York Times best-seller for good reason.

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Cool Down with Tangy Goat’s Milk Ice Cream

It is hot in New York City right now, so anything cooling and lighter wins the day.

Victory Garden in the West Village can definitely help with its unusual goat’s milk ice cream.

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Starting the Journey

Welcome to First Bite and our very first post!

We are very excited to start sharing the things we love. In no particular order, here are five favorites.

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