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Foodshed Market, an indoor farmers market at The Commons on Atlantic Avenue between Hoyt and Bond, is now open on Tuesday nights Alright everyone, take out your list of reasons you can’t eat ...

 
City Harvest's Brooklyn Local boasts an impressive list of food attendees this year.

Do you sometimes love Brooklyn so much you just want to take a big ol’ BITE out of it? Here’s your chance! Support City Harvest (which feeds over 300,000 people each ...

 
City Harvest's Brooklyn Local boasts an impressive list of food attendees this year.

We often write with a sense of humor at Nona Brooklyn, but some things just aren’t funny AT ALL, like stealing money that’s supposed to help a 5-year-old little boy suffering ...

 
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The idea behind Yelp is great, right? Our fellow Americans, always intelligent, always insightful, chalk full of culinary wisdom and service experience, band together to make sure we get a short, accurate, objective description of ...

 
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Anyone out there working on a project meant to clothesline Big Food? The TedxManhattan Challenge wants to know. From their website: “…we challenge you to work with a group of people in your ...

 
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We here at Nona Brooklyn think there’s nothing wrong with a little food porn. When the only thing being objectified is a hibiscus doughnut, or a burger cooked in duck fat, or a ...

 
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Brusco from Red Hook Winery at 61 Local. In Brooklyn, “local” has become a common food buzzword, but what does it actually mean? Why is it important? At a panel Monday night hosted by the ...

 
Cargill's recall of 36 M pounds of turkey pales in comparison to the largest ever - 143 M pounds of beef in 2008.

Cargill's recall of 36 M pounds of turkey pales in comparison to the largest ever - 143 M pounds of beef in 2008. On August 3rd, “Big Meat” producer Cargill voluntarily ...

 
Carroll Gardens is about to get its own food tour.

Carroll Gardens (and BoCoCa) are the focus of a new food tour. Food tours have become a popular way for tourists to explore the neighborhoods of Manhattan, and now Urban Oyster is bringing their “...

 
Are foraging tours a thing of the past? Not quite, but some are pushing for a ban.

Are foraging tours a thing of the past? Not quite, but some are pushing for a ban. Ooooh boy. So you know the fun and informative foraging tours that have popped up at various city ...

 
Dr. Claw was the Ali G of the underground food world for a brief but memorable time. Photo courtesy Brooklyn Imbecile.

  Dr. Claw was the Ali G of the underground food world for a brief but memorable time. Photo courtesy Brooklyn Imbecile. Ben Sargent’s obsession with seafood started when he was a kid ...

 
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Green Acres! A view of the rooftop at Gotham Greens. Photo courtesy Gotham Greens website. by Joanna Shaw Flamm What do you get when you take local food, mix it with robots, and add a ...

 
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Smoked fish is a classic New York delicacy, and Acme Smoked Fish in Greenpoint, Brooklyn has been smoking with the best since the early 1900s. Liza de Guia caught up with Acme’s chief ...

 
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by Joanna Shaw Flamm A few articles published over the past week underlined the fact that when it comes to food, there still isn’t a whole lot of alignment between most of our ...

 
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When you think of summer, you don’t necessarily think of whiskey, but the folks behind Whiskey Town, Whiskey Brooklyn, and Whiskey Tavern ALWAYS think of whiskey. That’s why they’ve ...