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MSG Presents: Floral Flavors at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

On Tuesday, July 28, the Masters of Social Gastronomy will tackle the long tradition of floral foods at a special after-hours lecture at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. MSG will take on both myths and science as they explore ice cream flavored with violet, apple pie perfumed with rosewater, the secrets of the steeply priced spice saffron, and much more. 

Tickets will likely sell out so be sure to get your ticket now!

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A Love Letter to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Today I did a very adult thing and bought a membership to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, which allowed me to spend the rest of the afternoon reading in the grass under a flowering cherry tree. Pretty much the best $50 I've spent in a long time. 

It looked kinda like this: 


When I wasn't hanging out under a tree, I was Instagramming a million pics of the annual bed of tulips, which happen to be planted according to their fifteen...

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