Author Archives: Nona Brooklyn

Here are our good read picks from the last week … or two. We’ve got different takes on beachfront dining destinations from critic Gael Greene and photographer Todd Selby, and lots on urban farming past ...

 

If you’re looking for a good read that will fire up your appetite AND deliver the intel on exactly where to go for some of Brooklyn’s best food, you should check out Sherri ...

 

Last week, we mentioned the debut of Brad Estabrooke’s Breuckelen Distilling Company, one of the first distilled spirits made in Brooklyn since Prohibition. This week, we wanted to mention that David Haskell and Colin ...

 

Here are some cool events happening over the coming week: Pie in the Park Pie enthusiasts from all over Brooklyn will be busy baking over the next couple of days, as the annual Pie in ...

 

By Kimberly Maul Finding the perfect wine-and-cheese combination can be a challenge. Luckily, Brooklyn native Alyssa Becker is making it a bit easier for Boerum Hill locals, with the recent opening of Da Vine Provisions, ...

 

Brooklyn is already lucky enough to have a few great craft brewers of its own (Sixpoint, Kelso and Brooklyn Brewery), and now we’re happy to welcome a new artisan distillery to the scene: Brad ...

 

We usually dish out info in advance, but sometimes we like to tell you about some of the events we’ve already hit up. Mostly to rub it in, but also to give you ...

 

Tomatoes and corn always grab the headlines at the farmers market, but don’t sleep on summer squash. Also called zucchini, summer squash comes in many varieties in our area, each with its own ...

 

Here’s a look at some great local food events/happenings around the ‘hood this weekend. Chestnut’s Thursday Night Summer Series Chestnut in Carroll Gardens is hosting themed dinners on Thursday nights. ...

 

By Kimberly Maul Matt Tilden’s SCRATCHbread project has never had it easy. But Matt’s passion for making some of the best baked goods in Brooklyn has powered him past all kinds of obstacles. ...

 

 

  Getting a hold of a CSA share in Brooklyn is starting to feel like a blood sport – the few available shares in most local CSAs sell out by early Spring. Happily, we’ve got some ...

 

The 5th Annual Great Hot Dog Cookoff Twenty teams of talented local amateur chefs will be serving up some seriously original and delicious-sounding takes on the good-old hot dog. Event host Kelso Brewery will be ...

 

This week Nona is giving away five $15 gift certificates to Ted & Honey Café in Cobble Hill. Since opening in June of 2008, Ted & Honey has been a Cobble Hill favorite, largely due ...

 

Corn seems to have gotten a bit of bad rap lately (thanks, Michael Pollan), but fresh summer corn is definitely not something to miss. We asked our farmer friend Chelsea Whittaker, manager of Greenpoint/McCarren ...