Have a Foodie Holiday at Barneys

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Let's face it, the best part about walking New York City sidewalks during the holidays is the fabulous holiday window displays, and this year Barneys is catering to "Foodies" like me!

Who knew Barneys was a Foodie?

Barneys New York retailer unveil their “Have a Foodie Holiday” windows tonight! Barneys’ windows will be decked out this season celebrating foodie culture through the vision of Barneys creative director, Simon Doonan in partnership with Food Network, Cooking Channel, and illycaffe. The design will include the images and likeness of Food Network's celebrity chefs as well as famous New York City chefs. Barneys' Food Fight is at the Madison Avenue flagship’s windows on Tuesday, November 16th. 

Barneys will also celebrate the launch of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook: Recipes and Behind the Scenes Stories from America's Hottest Chefs by Foodie Extraordinaire Lee Brian Schrager, founder and director of the South Beach and New York City Wine & Food Festivals.

Barneys' holiday catalogue will feature the work of photographer Magnus Unnar in Iron Chef America's Kitchen Stadium. The catalog will also include the perfect gifts to buy your favorite foodie this holiday season.


Chocolate Show

The 13th annual New York Chocolate Show, presented by Event International, is the largest show in the United States completely dedicated to chocolate November 10-14, 2010.

Considered the chocolate hub of North America, this show will bring together more than 65 fine chocolate companies who will present a diverse array of fine chocolates and chocolate-inspired products that tantalize the senses of over 12,000 consumers, members of the trade and press.

This year’s Chocolate Show will also feature book signings by award-winning authors: cooking demonstrations in two culinary theatres featuring renowned chocolatiers and pastry chefs who will share secrets of the trade; a Kid’s Zone, dedicated to fun-filled activities for Young chocolate lovers and, a Chocolate Fashion Show (Wednesday November 10,2010).

Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W. 18th Street New York, NY 10011
Tickets: $28 http://nychocolateshow2010.eventbrite.com/




45,000 recipes from Food Network chefs now available anytime, anywhere on iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch

Food Network, a leader in food and lifestyle entertainment, today announced its In The Kitchen App is available on the App Store. For the first time, food enthusiasts can access Food Network recipes, along with essential utility based kitchen tools, anytime and anywhere using iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Designed to run seamlessly across all iOS devices the app recognizes the device it's being downloaded to and launches the appropriate version.

“The In The Kitchen App is the next step in expanding our role as a central resource for expert-tested recipes from America’s favorite chefs,” said Bob Madden, senior vice president and general manager, FoodNetwork.com. “The app provides an on-the-go way for consumers to find Food Network recipes whenever and wherever they need them. This is one of many new digital products that we’ll be rolling out to entertain and delight our Food Network fans.”

Features of the In The Kitchen App include:

· 45,000 recipes from America’s favorite Food Network chefs: each recipe comes complete with photos and step-by-step instructions. Seasonal menus will be updated monthly and Thanksgiving recipes will be featured at launch.

· Recipe box for saving favorites: users with a FoodNetwork.com account can access and browse their online recipe box with the ability to add new recipes directly from the app.

· Shopping list with sharing functionality: users are able to add ingredients from the recipes to a shopping list that they can share with friends via email, Facebook and Twitter. Shopping lists are available in offline mode too.

· In-app timers: users can set timers as they work on the recipe without ever leaving the app. Additionally, timers are available in offline mode as well.

· Unit converter to assist with accurate measurement: for cooks that need to convert measurements, they can do so with just a swipe of the finger.

The In The Kitchen App joins Food Network Nighttime as the second app available from the Food Network and features short form video, show recaps, and programming schedules.

The In The Kitchen App is available for $1.99 from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/

For more information, please visit www.foodnetwork.com/mobile