"The whole time Gino was making yogurt at home and I was making toppings for the yogurt... And we'd be eating our yougurt and going, "What should we do?" Until one day we were like, wait a minute, we're making this great yogurt every day, this is what we're going to do!" - Jennie Ammirati, Co-owner of Culture
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“2 cups flour with 2 teaspoons baking powder, one cup sour cream, one pound butter…Put different toppings on…Cut into slices. Grease pan and bake.” When you’re able to draw inspiration ...

 
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by Jacque Lynn Schiller It was frigid in Carroll Gardens the night we visited Buttermilk Channel, so its warm glow as we walked down Court Street provided a welcome beacon.  Despite temps below freezing, folks ...

 
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Linda Billings was a lucky kid. She had a mom who could cook. Southern comfort food graced her family’s table every night, instilling a natural love of cooking and food that has stuck with ...

 
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Tess Gill and Tom Bartos of Brooklyn Victory Garden When we stopped by Brooklyn Victory Garden on what we thought would be a quiet night a few weeks ago to chat with Tess Gill and ...

 
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“Bourbon does for me what the piece of cake did for Proust.” — Walker Percy By Jacque Lynn Schiller There are few things more iconically American than bourbon, so I was fairly stunned to learn that ...

 
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by Jacque Lynn Schiller This past April, a little bit of Nashville came to Bedford Stuyvesant with the opening of Peaches HotHouse, courtesy of the guys behind The Smoke Joint and sister establishment Peaches. Ben ...

 
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Max Fischer, the main character in Wes Anderson’s Rushmore, was a boy genius who couldn’t resist diving headlong into any good project that sprang from his wildly creative mind. Imagine a grown-up Max ...

 
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After working late on a weeknight, you rush home, drop your coat and bag on the couch, and open the fridge hoping to find something quick and satisfying to make for dinner. You eye that ...

 
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If you spend a lazy autumn afternoon grazing your way through the superb food offerings at Brooklyn Flea; browsing the local, small-batch artisanal delectables on the shelves at shops like Blue Apron, Brooklyn Larder, or ...

 
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By Kimberly Maul “Chutney isn’t just something you get with Indian takeout,” says Drake Page, the chutney-master behind Greenpoint-based D.P. Chutney Collective. When the great chutney Diaspora brought the sweet and spicy condiments ...

 
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By Emily Shesh The perfect grilled cheese sandwich may be the Holy Grail for sandwich makers (and lovers). It doesn’t get any simpler—and yet somehow any harder—than combining toasted bread, butter, and ...

 
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Sixpoint Craft Ales and Pacific Standard Brew A Craft Beer Love Child Brooklyn was one of the biggest beer brewing cities in the country from the 1870’s until the 1950’s. When Rheingold and ...

 
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By Emily Shesh Chocolate is a wonder-food on many levels. Most would agree that good chocolate is one of the most sublime confections available on our fair planet. But many aren’t aware of the ...

 
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By Kimberly Maul New York isn’t exactly known for its Mexican food, and many California transplants complain of the lack of a good fish taco here in the city. Luckily for us, Southern ...

 
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By Kimberly Maul As some of you may have noticed, certain cupcake makers nowadays have elevated the mini-confection to the level of true culinary art. Allison and Matt Robicelli of Bay Ridge are making rich ...