Author Archives: peter.hobbs

Mermaid's Garden, a Park Slope-based sustainable seafood consultancy, wants to launch the borough's first weekly CSF, to bring fish caught by local fishermen directly to members in Brooklyn.

Mermaid's Garden, a Park Slope-based sustainable seafood consultancy, wants to launch the borough's first weekly CSF, to bring fish caught by local fishermen directly to members in Brooklyn. Park Slopers Bianca ...

 
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This week, Pervaiz Shallwani of the NY Chow Report, sidles up to the bar at 606 R&D, the restaurant opened recently on Vanderbilt Avenue in Prospect Heights by City Bakery alums Ilene Rosen ...

 
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Jacob’s Creek Winery, a grape grower and wine making outfit in on the other side of the planet, in Australia’s Barossa Valley, is producing a series of video profiles of artisanal makers of ...

 
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PBS is making the leap into ‘good’ food TV, with the debut of Food Forward, a series profiling innovators and pioneers like urban farmers and beekeepers, and small-scale, quality-driven dairy, beef and veg farmers nationwide, ...

 
titanic dinner at prime meats

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, Prime Meats in Carroll Gardens is recreating the exact same menu served to first class passengers aboard the doomed liner. The ten old-world courses ...

 
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If the interest in raising chickens in Brooklyn continues to skyrocket at its current pace, a morning will come, sooner than you might think, when the crow of a rooster will trump your clock radio ...

 
Adam Kuban, founder of Slice, and leading authority on all things pizza in NYC, loves the 'St. Louie' at Clinton Hill's Speedy Romeo. Photo by Adam Kuban.

Adam Kuban, founder of Slice, and leading authority on all things pizza in NYC, really, really loves the 'St. Louie' pie at Clinton Hill's Speedy Romeo. Photo by Adam Kuban. Adam ...

 
They've gone and done it. Artisanal, made-from-scratch-with-organic-sugar Peeps. Just in time for Easter at Greene Grape Annex in Fort Greene.

They've gone and done it. Artisanal, made-from-scratch-with-organic-sugar Peeps. Just in time for Easter at Greene Grape Annex in Fort Greene. Artisanal, made-from-scratch-with-organic-sugar Peeps for Easter. Somebody in Brooklyn had to do it. Audrey ...

 
Brightfarms, a NYC startup on a mission to bring fresh produce to consumers everywhere by building greenhouse farms on groecery store roofs, is building a 2.3 acre hydroponic greenhouse farm on a rooftop in Sunset Park.

Brightfarms, a NYC startup on a mission to bring fresh produce to consumers everywhere by building farms on grocery store roofs, is building a 2.3 acre hydroponic greenhouse farm on a rooftop in Sunset ...

 
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As everyone knows, when the Jews fled slavery in Egypt under divine protection, and finally set foot on the dry sands of the Sinai peninsula after crossing the mucky bottom of the Red Sea between ...

 
Wen-Jay Ying, founder of the Local Roots CSA, with an armful of organic produce from their partner Rogowski Farms. Brooklyn is home to close to fifty CSAs, and the cutthroat signup season for shares starts now. Check our listings for all Brooklyn's CSAs in our Good Food Guide.

Wen-Jay Ying, founder of the Local Roots CSA, with an armful of organic produce from Rogowski Farms. Brooklyn is home to close to fifty CSAs, and the cutthroat signup season for shares starts now. Check ...

 
kennedy will whole foods destroy brooklyn

Reason TV sent former MTV Veejay Kennedy into the streets of Gowanus and Park Slope to investigate whether the maybe-someday Gowanus Whole Foods will destroy the fabric of Brooklyn’s food scene. What does she ...

 
dale talde on vice medias munchies

Williamsburg-based Vice Media has pretty much nailed the formula for must-see reality food TV: Their Munchies video series follows NYC chefs out on the town as they eat, drink and make merry at their favorite ...

 
Bagel Bombs, filled with bacon scallion cream cheese, are on the menu at the new Momofuku Milk Bar location in Carroll Gardens. Pair them with a slice of crack pie and a glass for a breakfast of champions, Brooklyn-style.

It’s been a tumultous week in BoCoCa, the realtors’ handle for the slice of Brooklyn stretching across Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and Carroll Gardens. The arrival of spring has seen three notable new eateries ...

 
Boerum Hill's Mile End is making their own matzo for Passover, and they've got a whole lot more in store for the special Seder dinners they're hosting this weekend.

Boerum Hill's Mile End is making their own matzo for Passover, and they've got a whole lot more in store for the special Seder dinners they're hosting this weekend. ...