The Urban Grocer’s Guide to Urban Eating

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By Lost At E Minor in New Food and Packaging on Friday 21 December 2012

Scotch eggs, deep-fried hotdogs and uni croquettes. Stellar cocktails and hidden izakaya. The best espresso in town. In the Urban Grocer’s just-launched digital pocket guide, where to eat, drink and shop for food when in New York takes center stage. The Urban Grocer’s Guide to Urban Eating is a food-focused city guide on the coolest food discoveries in New York City, tailor-made for the urban foodie. Street art-inspired designs of bold stenciled typography overlay graffiti splashes of bright colors paired with striking photos of New York City street scenes and foodstuffs.

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The Urban Grocer guide to Geneva’s best watering holes

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By The Urban Grocer in Cool Travel on Tuesday 20 March 2012

From an art studio-cum-cafe to a Spanish wine bar to a butcher shop turned local watering hole, The Urban Grocer’s co-founder, Caitlin Zaino, explores the most innovative spots to quench your thirst in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Burnt sugar crumbly fudge

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By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 22 September 2011

‘Always proper. Always mischievous. And occasionally adventurous.’ That’s probably not how most people would describe fudge – that quintessential grandmotherly treat. Most people, but probably not anybody who’s been lucky enough to bite into a piece of fudge from Burnt Sugar, a little British confectionary based in the south of England.

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Fred & Friends Frozen Smiles icecubes

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By The Urban Grocer in New Products on Friday 16 September 2011

Most people wouldn’t be too thrilled to discover a set of false teeth floating in their gin and tonic. Most people, but not the folks over at Fred & Friends, apparently. The makers of Ninjabread men cookies and Russian doll measuring cups have now come up with ‘Frozen Smiles’ – little plastic trays that make […]

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British Food painting series by Joël Penkman

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By The Urban Grocer in New Art on Thursday 21 July 2011

It’s no secret that we at The Urban Grocer have a soft spot for any marriage of food and art. And so upon learning about UK-based graphic designer and painter Joël Penkman, it was love at first site. Penkman’s delightful paintings take as their subject everything from an open can of Spam, to Stilton on a digestive, to black forest cake.

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The Dip: an American diner in Sydney

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By The Urban Grocer in Cool Travel on Monday 13 June 2011

One of Sydney’s hottest live music venues got a little bit cooler last month with the opening of The Dip, a restaurant that offers a rad new take on the classic American diner. The new food stop is right at home inside the nightclub Goodgod thanks to the influence of one of its co-founders, Sydney DJ Sleater Brockman (aka Andrew Levins), who’s just as skilled at flipping burgers as he is at spinning tunes. [photo via Concrete Playground]

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A social marketplace for homemade meals

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By The Urban Grocer in New Trends on Friday 8 April 2011

Foodies connecting with other foodies. That’s a concept we love here at The Urban Grocer. And that’s why we’re especially thrilled to throw a spotlight on Super-Marmite, a ‘social marketplace for homemade meals’ that has caught fire in Paris, a foodie nirvana if ever there was one.

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The Urban Grocer in Buenos Aires

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By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 6 April 2011

Buenos Aires, Argentina. If images of steaks and tango come to mind you’re not alone. But there is so much more to this vibrant city, teeming with creativity, energy, and cool. So, The Urban Grocer went on a quest to uncover it. The result? A new kind of television tailored to young urban foodies, artists, and travelers where everything from the posh to the underground, the main stream to the off-the-beaten path is explored.

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Gold Glitters slip-on by Tom’s

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By Jess Zaino in New Fashion on Saturday 5 March 2011

My lil sis, Caitlin Zaino of The Urban Grocer is getting hitched. And as the Maid of Honor and resident style guru of the bridal party, we’ve spent a lot of time talking fashion particulars. Most notably, her ‘day of’ footwear.

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The Dock Kitchen in London

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By Zolton in Cool Travel on Saturday 4 December 2010

The Dock Kitchen in London has the ever-evolving, work-in-progress, experimental feel of the temporary pop-up joints around town, but this restaurant stays put — physically, at least. Housed, for the indefinite future, in the old Virgin recording studios complex, the Dock Kitchen is an open space with a funky interior and striking glass walls. To the chic interior add a small daily changing lunch menu that gives way to weekly themed dinners inspired by the season.

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Grimm Brothers Brewhouse

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By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 5 August 2010

Once upon a time there was a brew house in Colorado that concocted fairytale drafts in bewitching bottles. Known as the Grimm Brothers Brewhouse, this craft brewery honors two great German traditions: beer making and folklore. Three German-style beers cleverly embody some of the Grimm Brothers’ famous tales in both flavor and hue, coupled with enchanting labels by The Tenfold Collective.

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By Lost At E Minor in Cool Websites on Thursday 7 January 2010

Looking to explore some cool foodie boutique shops in Barcelona? Keen on discovering the best street fare in Los Angeles, or seeking out rad Australian bottles? Then welcome to The Urban Grocer. The Urban Grocer is a new cutting edge online food magazine whose virtual shelves are chock full of extraordinary eats, gorgeous bottles, hip packaging, and more from around the world. Seeking out the best posh to underground foodstuffs, this online smorgasbord of global foodie experiences covers exceptional stops and products with an inspired and fresh urban view.

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