Last night was the Flatiron Chefs event in Madison Square Park, which in a few hours typically raises $200,000+ to support the upkeep of and free cultural programs in Madison Square Park. The event featured 26 of the best chefs and restaurants in the neighborhood serving up signature tastes of some amazing food. Once again [...]
Entries Tagged ‘almond restaurant’
The Village Voice’s Fork in the Road just published the recipe for Almond Restaurant’s (12 East 22nd Street) Oaxacan-Style Tamales. You can see it at http://blogs.villagevoice.com/forkintheroad/2012/05/recipe_oaxacan-.php.
If you ran the NYC Marathon yesterday, you can bring in your Medal to Almond (12 East 22nd Street) this week and they will hook you up with a free entree.
Be sure to bring in your medal and redeem it up to Friday, November 11th.
Here is the Almond dinner menu.
Friday night’s Artists for Haiti dinner at Almond restaurant right here in the Flatiron (12 East 22nd street between Broadway and Park) was packed with celebs and included a related auction which raised $13.7 million and set world records for four artists according to http://artistsforhaiti.com/auction including Adel Abdessemed ($350,000), Glenn Ligon ($450,000), Nate Lowman ($140,000), and Raymond Pettibon ($820,000). “The auction included 27 works by 26 of today’s most prominent artists, many of which were created specifically for this cause”, with works also by Chuck Close, Jeff Koons, Dan Flavin, Neo Rauch, Urs Fischer, and Cecily Brown.
Guests of note included Susan Sarandon, Bill Clinton, Sean Penn, Jennifer Aniston, Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux, Pat McEnroe, Donna Karan. See photos at www.gettyimages.com/Search/artists+for+haiti+dinner.
Valentine’s Day at Almond (12 East 22nd street between Broadway and Park) will feature their 2nd annual, four-course pomegranate Valentine’s Day menu for $55.
Almost every choice somehow has pomegranate involved, from the Oysters with pomegranate proseco granit to the ricotta crostini with pomegranate molasses, to the king salmon with pomegranate gastrique, to the sticky toffee cake with pomegranate gelee.
Check out the full Almond Valentine’s Day menu to see all of your choices (You get two choices for your first, second and third courses, plus the dessert.)
We are getting to the last days of Madison Square Mark’t, so get down there today and Saturday if you can for some awesome lunch options and artisan gift shopping. MadParkNews tried to hit a bunch of the food stands and take photos of the offerings, so here click through to any of the following [...]