Newtown Pippin

The Newtown Pippin: An Official Apple for New York City?

This post is a preview for November’s All-American Pies Masters of Social Gastronomy talk, where Soma and Sarah take a deep dive into the history and science of apple and… read more →


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MSG Preview: Get a Taste of Sarsaparilla!

Sarsaparilla, besides being the most difficult-to-spell word in the English language, is a well-known drink of the Wild West. But did you know as it faded from view in our part of the world, it sprang up again in the Far East?


Worm Castles & Molar Breakers: Tips on Hardtack

This is a preview for our May 20th lecture Food of the High Seas! Hardtack is a terrible thing to eat. Tasteless, rock-hard biscuits of twice-baked flour (and salt if you’re… read more →

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MSG Presents: All-American Pies

Each month, Sarah and Soma take on a curious food topic and break down the history, science, and stories behind it. This November 19, Masters of Social… read more →