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Is using wood-fired ovens for more than pizza becoming a trend? At Mercado on Kent, Isa and the soon-to-open Speedy Romeo, wood-burning ovens take center stage.

Is using wood-fired ovens for more than pizza becoming a trend? At Mercado on Kent, Isa and the soon-to-open Speedy Romeo, wood-burning ovens take center stage. How far we’ve come…Humankind, that is…When ...

 
A Dutch farmhouse in Brooklyn, circa 1890. We spoke with historian Sarah Lohman and Chef Tom Kearney of The Farm on Adderley about the New York food scene in the mid-19th century. Turns out things weren't as bucolic as you might think.

A Dutch farmhouse in Brooklyn, circa 1890. We spoke with historian Sarah Lohman and Chef Tom Kearney of The Farm on Adderley about the New York food scene in the mid-19th century. Turns out things ...

 
Team Talde. John Bush, Dale Talde, and David Massoni opened Talde in Park Slope yesterday. The menu displays Chef Dale's penchant for Asian-American fusion/comfort food.

Team Talde. John Bush, Dale Talde, and David Massoni opened Talde in Park Slope yesterday. The menu displays Chef Dale's penchant for Asian-American fusion/comfort food. Former Top Chef and Top Chef All ...

 
The scene at Toby's Estate on opening day. Toby's Estate is an Australian coffee roaster. They opened their first U.S. location this week, in Williamsburg. Kitten Coffee, a Bed-Stuy-based roaster, opened their own cafe around the corner. Both roast in-house.

The scene at Toby's Estate on opening day. Toby's Estate is an Australian coffee roaster. They opened their first U.S. location this week, in Williamsburg. Kitten Coffee, a Bed-Stuy-based roaster, ...

 
Nicole at work, making one of Sea Bean's soups in the kitchen at Paulie Gee's in Greenpoint. Photo by Donny Tsang, aka 'Ultrateg'

Nicole Centeno of Greenpoint-based Sea Bean Goods. Nicole and husband Brian Chaszar launched their 'Micro-Soupery' last winter, focusing on soups made with seasonal local ingredients sourced from farmers at local farmer's ...

 
Brooklyn Feast of the Seven Fishes 2011

Join us for our Feast of The Seven Fishes - a holiday feast of the imagination, with recipes from some of Brooklyn's finest chefs. Tradition has it that the celebrated Italian holiday repast, ...

 
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To start the Feast, Allison Robicelli, chef, baker extraordinaire, and owner of Robicelli's, shares her father's recipe for Broiled (not baked!) Clams by Allison Robicelli, Chef, and Owner of Robicelli’...

 
Saul restaurant's Chef/Owner Saul Bolton throws down Stuffed Sardines, Catania Style

by Saul Bolton, Chef/Owner of Saul in Boerum Hill, The Vanderbilt in Prospect Heights, and the soon-to-open Red Gravy in Brooklyn Heights The feast of the Seven Fishes has become an annual Christmas Eve ...

 
featured Brooklyn Feast of the Seven Fishes Andrew Feinberg of Frannys

By Andrew Feinberg, Chef/Owner of Franny’s in Prospect Heights Ruby red shrimp are some of the most flavorful shrimp available. That’s why we use them at Franny’s. They are ...

 
featured Brooklyn Feast of the Seven Fishes Nate Smith Allswell

Allswell chef/owner Nate Smith shares his Warm Potato Salad with Smoked Trout and Soft Boiled Egg. Photo © Donny Tsang by Nate Smith, Chef/Owner of Allswell, in Williamsburg This dish in particular was definitely ...

 
Vinegar Hill House Chef Brian Leth shares his Local Squid Stew

by Brian Leth, chef at Vinegar Hill House in Vinegar Hill I love the classic combination of fresh, local squid and roasted red peppers in this stew. Local Squid Stew Vinegar Hill House Chef Brian ...

 
featured Brooklyn Feast of the Seven Fishes Sean Rembold Marlow and Sons

Sean Rembold, Executive Chef of Marolw & Sons and Diner, drops his Caccuicco for our Feast of The Seven Fishes by Sean Rembold, Executive Chef of Marlow & Sons and Diner This Cacciucco holds personal ...

 
Cal Elliot, chef/owner of Rye restaurant in Williamsburg, has a long history with the sea. He serves up his Fisherman's Stew.

By Cal Elliot, chef/owner of Rye in Williamsburg My grandfather worked in Alaska in canneries and on boats trapping fish before Alaska became a state. He later sold fish for a living in the ...

 
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By Sohui Kim, chef and co-owner of The Good Fork in Red Hook This is a recipe that I came up with that is modeled after my mom’s recipe of spicy rice cakes.  ...

 
featured Brooklyn Feast of the Seven Fishes Steve Haritopoulos Fatty Cue

by Steve Haritopoulos, Chef de Cuisine/Pitmaster, Fatty ‘Cue Brooklyn I really love this dish because it evokes warm, holiday feelings for me. It has background autumnal notes which remind me of the days ...