Author Archives: peter.hobbs

now forager

‘Now, Forager,’ a feature film focusing on the lives of a husband and wife who eke out a living foraging in the wilds around New York City, has its NYC big screen debut ...

 
Parish Hall, a new restaurant from the team behind farm-to-table breakfast and lunch sensation Egg, opens with lunch service tomorrow in Williamsburg. Dinner service begins April 13th.

Parish Hall, a new restaurant from the team behind farm-to-table breakfast and lunch sensation Egg, opens with lunch service tomorrow in Williamsburg. Dinner service begins April 13th. Parish Hall, a new restaurant from the team ...

 
maison premiere

The search for goodness never stops at The Chow Report, and in the past week, Chow seekers Pervaiz Shallwani and Liza de Guia both filed reports from Williamsburg. Pervaiz Shallwani stops by Whirlybird to taste ...

 
park slope food coop

If you tune into the local nightly news, you’ve probably seen coverage of the latest internecine political battles at the Park Slope Food Co-op: Three years ago, a small group of members determined to ...

 
applewood

Applewood restaurant, a pioneer of the farm-to-table approach to dining in Brooklyn, has bought the farm. Literally.  After seven years cultivating relationships with all kinds of local farmers, and introducing those farmers and the fruits ...

 
Dale Talde, at the helm in his eponymous 'Asian-American' restaurant in Park Slope.

Dale Talde, at the helm in his eponymous 'Asian-American' restaurant in Park Slope. “I don’t think I would have been able to be where I am today unless I’d gotten to ...

 
c

While the rise of 'good meat' has fueled a frenzied new wave of carnivorism is Brooklyn, the vegans stand fast to their ideals. We spoke to Alex Jamieson, longtime vegan, chef, author, health ...

 
brooklyn grange honey

Brooklyn Grange is going big. With their ongoing expansion to a second 45,000 square foot rooftop in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, they’ve doubled their amount of farmable land. And they’re ...

 
piecorps

The 3rd Annual Next Big Small Brand Contest – a steel cage match between fledgling food brands from New York City and the Bay Area in which the winner is awarded branding and PR work, ...

 
Baker's Bounty makes their bread and pastries exclusively with local flour, dairy, vegetables, fruit and herbs. You can find them each week at the Grand Army Plaza, Borough Hall, Fort Greene and Greenpoint McCarren Park Greenmarket, year-round.

Baker's Bounty makes their bread and pastries exclusively with local flour, dairy, vegetables, fruit and herbs. You can find them each week at the Grand Army Plaza, Borough Hall, Fort Greene and Greenpoint ...

 
josh applestone fleishers organic meats park slope brooklyn

In the latest chapter of the neverending saga of grossly horrific revelations about really nasty stuff done to food by industrial producers, ABC News brings us…pink slime! What is it? It’s a beef ...

 
First it was rooftops, now it's basements - indoor hydroponic farming seems to be on the rise in Brooklyn. Bushwick's Boswyck Farms is working with several local food pantries to install hydroponic farming systems. The farm inside Bed Stuy's Child Development Support Corp. (pictured) has been growing greens since May.

First it was rooftops, now it's basements - indoor hydroponic farming seems to be on the rise in Brooklyn. Bushwick's Boswyck Farms is working with several local food pantries to install ...

 
bodega week eater

It’s ‘Bodega Week’ at Eater.com – a week long exploration and culinary celebration of the city’s ubiquitous cigarette, lotto and sandwich-slinging corner stores. As part of the festivities, Eater has goaded ...

 
shane welch sixpoint craft ales

Red Hook’s Sixpoint Brewery doesn’t just make good beer – they’ve got a thing for celebrating the inner mysteries of their brews. To celebrate the release of the Resin, a double IPA now ...

 
crop to cup featured

Gowanus-based Crop To Cup Coffee is on a mission to shine a light on the connection between the people drinking coffee in Brooklyn and the people growing it in Africa. They call their approach to ...