DOH Hate

August 20, 2015

Event Recap: 3rd Annual Umami Mart MATSURI

by Yoko Kumano

Umami Mart is all grown up. Although she’s only 3 years old, the lifespan of a business seems to whiz by and feels like it goes by in dog years. So it feels more like she actually just turned 21. It makes sense, as year 3 brought us our very own license to sell beer […]

May 7, 2008

Veniero Shut Down By DOH

by Kayoko Akabori

Eater reports the shutting down of the old school, million-year old East Village Italian sweet shop institution. Stay strong Venny! Don’t let them get you down! Just put out some mouse traps and call it a day! I have said it before, and I will say it again: FUCK THE DOH. Here’s my post on […]

January 18, 2008

Pies ‘n Thighs Manifesto: A Response

by Kayoko Akabori

To respond to a few heated DOH supporting comments in the PnT post, I just want to address a few things. I don’t think that it’s wrong to want a clean environment for your food. However, I think that there is a grave misconception by the DOH and the DOH supporters in general, which is […]

January 15, 2008

Pies ‘n Thighs Manifesto

by Kayoko Akabori

Wednesday night is the last night for Pies ‘n Thighs, a little hole in the wall (literally) southern eatery under the Williamsburg Bridge, consisting of a kitchen, a cash register, and an empty lot next door that is set up with picnic tables during the summertime. The Department of Health is ordering its demise in […]