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Museum of Food and Drink  MOFAD is a new kind of museum that brings the world of food & drink to life with exhibits you can taste, touch, and smell. Open Friday-Sunday 12PM-6PM

In October @mofad hosted a Fall Fundraiser and we were joined by @eater’s Editor-In-Chief Amanda Kludt (@kludt) and @luckypeach’s cofounder Peter Meehan (@greasetrap). Peter Kim (@petermofad), MOFAD’s Executive Director, lead an invigorating discussion on the evolution of food culture and its perception in the US. Food has gone “beyond the plate,” diving into culture, history and science. In what direction do you think food is evolving?

Happy 153rd birthday to Prosper Montagné (1865-1948)! While you might be unfamiliar with this unsung hero's name, many consider him to be one of the most influential figures in French Gastronomy, up there with Carême and Escoffier. Not only did he advocate with the doing away of pièces montées (large food sculptures) and unnecessary garnishes, but most significantly, he authored the Larousse Gastronomique in 1938. This book was vital to young chefs growing up (particularly those in France after its publication), and it still remains just as important a resource for any chef today. Needless to say, Montagné had a significant impact on modern day cookery. #foodisculture

Ready to entertain during the holidays? @mofad now carries craft cocktail tools and kits from @wandpdesign for this holiday season! Get craft syrups, spirit aging kits (great for fermentation), silver plated cocktail straws & shakers that will elevate your winter cocktail game 🥃🎄 Visit our curated gift shop in Williamsburg for all your holiday needs Fridays through Sundays, 12-6PM. See you soon! 🎁❄️

We know we’re a couple of days later with this- but better later than never- a HUGE congratulations to all the chefs, their teams, and their restaurants, that we have had the pleasure of working with over the years for receiving @michelinguide Stars and Bib Gourmands! You have all worked incredibly hard, and it’s great to see that being recognized. It has been great working with you all, and we hope to have more opportunities to keep doing it in the future! A big congrats to the chefs and teams at: @lebernardinny @restaurantdaniel @contrany @delposto @tuomenyc @atomixnyc @atoboynyc @elevenmadisonpark @thenomadhotel @momolongplay @aldeanyc @bluehillfarm @cafechina @gladyscaribbean @atlanyc @dumplinggalaxy @llamainnnyc @malaproject @mileenddeli @russanddaughters - you’re all rockstars! #foodisculture

We are beyond excited to have had this Salesman Sampler Box of Extrin Flavorings donated to our collection! The donor’s father used to be a food dealer from the 1940s-80s, and this was a part of his traveling sales kit: Coffee Cake flavor, Butta Spice, App’l-ade, Butta Lemon, Butta Almond, and Butta Orange flavors. These were meant to be butter flavor additives for large scale bakeries. The kit fits right in with all of other objects that were featured in our exhibition on flavor, we are looking forward to getting them on display soon!

Repost from @archela:
📍 @mofad, brooklyn // Stepped into a time machine and learned about how Chinese American restaurants grew and evolved in our country. Complete with an interactive tasting session with a MOFAD chef, unlimited fortune cookies, and a display of vintage menus, I was definitely in foodie heaven. Truly appreciate museums that actually teach you about the history and culture of food. 🥡✨
🔖 Current Exhibit: CHOW // Add to your food bucket list by bookmarking or sharing to stories!

What are the traditions, products, and culinary customs of authentic #Polish cuisine? What part of this heritage is preserved in the collective consciousness in the United States? @mofad invites you to explore an immersive labyrinth of designed experiences, a tasting workshop, a feast, and stories around the Polish Table. Join us November 6th and 7th, link for tickets in bio! 🇵🇱

Happy Halloween! 🎃👻 Did you know that chocolate was used to cast spells and make potions... and made by witches?🧙🏾‍♀️ Watch a video about 17th-century witches, part of a new web series called @whatwomenate, link in bio! Tell us in the comments below what your favorite chocolate to receive during trick-or-treating is!🍫 #foodisculture

Today’s #labslab “Knife-Wielding Girls: Popular Representations of Womxn and Butchery” presented a lecture by @mofad’s Curator Catherine Piccoli (@giga.eats) and a live butchering of a lamb by our culinary intern Betty Wallingford (@craneyrneck)! The workshop spoke about how meat affects gender roles, performance and equity. Learn more by watching our highlights under the “Workshops” button.👆For future events and workshops sign up for our newsletter, link in bio 🐑 [images depict steamed lamb manti, a Turkic dumpling, with yogurt, mint and tomato sauce; Betty seasoning lamb ribs; Betty showcasing butchery of a lamb with a Chinese cleaver]

Join @mofad Curator Catherine Piccoli (@giga.eats) as she delves into the often obscured world of “butcherettes,” who are staking claim on the killing floors of meat processing facilities across the country. Learn about the gendered intricacies of the industry, as well as how to butcher a lamb in this special La(m)b’s Lab. Sunday, October 21st from 2-3PM. Included in regular admission ticket! For more info visit #foodisculture 👩🏽‍🍳🔪

Tis’ the season: join us at @mofad on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6.30pm to learn more about scratch cooking, culinary heritage techniques... and pie! Kate McDermott (@katemcdermott) and Emily Weinstein (@emweinstein) will answer all your questions on how to build the perfect crust! Tickets in bio, space is limited 🥧👆 #foodisculture

Bitten: a Food Conversation. Join @mofad and @thisisbitten to step out of our daily routines and to think about food as more than just a convenience. With an incredible line-up of speakers, like @sophiaehampton, @ambikagp, @korshawilson and others, this is a conference not to be missed! Join us November 1st, 2018 at the @svatheatre! Link for tickets:

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