Author Archives: peter.hobbs

Jojo's sriracha is made with locally grown organic peppers in small batches whose flavors evolve with the seasons. The only problem? They keep selling out. Jojo's on it. She's raising money to ramp up production to keep the stuff on the shelves of stores in Brooklyn. Investors get equal or greater return in sriracha. Photo © Morgan Ione Yeager.

Jojo's sriracha is made with locally grown organic peppers in small batches whose flavors evolve with the seasons. The only problem? They keep selling out. Jojo's on it. She's ...

 
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A taste of early August at the Black Tree Sandwich Shop, Sandy Hall's hyper-seasonal sandwich shop in the Crown Inn, in Crown Heights. At Black Tree Sandwich Shop, currently housed in the Crown ...

 
Red Hook-based Sixpoint Brewery's signature Brownstone brown ale gets canned. Look for it on shelves today.

Red Hook-based Sixpoint Brewery's signature Brownstone brown ale gets canned. Look for it on shelves today. Man, they grow up fast. Hard to believe Red Hook’s Sixpoint Brewery is already eight years ...

 
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For the latest episode of Food.Curated, Greenpointer Liza de Guia takes us out to sea with Mike Martinsen and Mike Doall, founders of the Montauk Shellfish Company, which produces the coveted Montauk Pearl oysters. ...

 
battersby munchies

The word has been out for some time that Joe Ogrodnek and Walker Stern are putting out some of Brooklyn’s finest food at Battersby, their casual, cozy restaurant on Smith Street in Carroll Gardens. ...

 
Haute-stoner dining, redefined: At GQ's prodding, Roberta's hosted a secret two-cocktail, three-course tasting of marijuana-infused dishes of the highest order. Photo by Jason Frank Rotherberg for GQ.

Haute-stoner dining, redefined: At GQ's prodding, Roberta's hosted a secret two-cocktail, three-course tasting of marijuana-infused dishes of the highest order. Photo by Jason Frank Rotherberg for GQ. When writer Jesse Pearson ...

 
At Governor, Chef Brad McDonald intends to use his freedom in the kitchen to forge new paths forward in Northeast regional cuisine. Relentlessly, but without freaking anyone out.

At Governor, Chef Brad McDonald intends to use his freedom in the kitchen to forge new paths forward Northeast regional cuisine. Relentlessly, but without freaking anyone out. We have it good in Brooklyn. We have ...

 
WIMMF1

For a brief, beautiful moment, my heart fluttered. It started when I heard murmurings of a new website called, ‘Where Is My Milk From?,’ that rumor had it, allowed you to enter the code stamped ...

 
Like wild salmon? Got some bad news - a proposed giant gold mine is threatening Bristol Bay, Alaska - the largest and best managed wild salmon fishery on the planet. Public comments on the EPA's assessment of the mining project are being accepted online until tomorrow.

Like wild salmon? Got some bad news - a proposed giant gold mine is threatening Bristol Bay, Alaska - the largest and best managed wild salmon fishery on the planet. Public comments on the EPA&#...

 
Robin Shulman, author of 'Eat The City -

Eat the City, a book by journalist Robin Shulman celebrating the long, rich tradition of resilient New Yorkers driven to glean good things to eat from the fertile cracks in the city’s concrete shell, ...

 
Lists

Lists, one of the great inventions of humankind, are underappreciated. Here, in homage to the tireless listmakers who bestow order and comprehensibility upon our city's vast, chaotic galaxy of food, is a snapshot ...

 
Catskill Creek in Oak Hill, New York. Want a taste? Not of the creek, of the place. With their new 'Taste of a Place' dinner series, Williamsburg's Parish Hall and Egg aim to give you just that.

Catskill Creek in Oak Hill, New York. Want a taste? Not of the creek, of the place. With their new 'Taste of a Place' dinner series, Williamsburg's Parish Hall and Egg ...

 
Gabe Stommel, aka Gabe The Fish Babe, sources seafood directly from local fishermen for some of the city's finest restaurants. She's teamed up with Williamsburg's Depanneur to launch a 'Fish Club,' giving Brooklynites weekly access to the good stuff. Photo © Valery Rizzo.

Gabe Stommel, aka Gabe The Fish Babe, sources seafood directly from local fishermen for some of the city's finest restaurants. She's teamed up with Williamsburg's Depanneur to launch a &#...

 
caffecapri

In Brooklyn these days, conversations about coffee tend to tilt toward the new. Seems like every few weeks a new shop opens up, touting sustainably-sourced, hand-picked beans and mastery of the ever-elevating baristatic arts. And ...

 
headbanddad

[Editor's Note: Disclaimer: This has absolutely nothing to do with food, but it's so ground-shakingly awesome that we had to post it.] Picture it. You’re eight years old. Your mom wakes you up, hustles ...