"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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Photo © Valery Rizzo Gardening Workshop Mixer Work on your green thumb, and then enjoy the fruits of your labor, with a day of hands-on gardening. Meet at Flatbush Community Garden, where members will guide you ...

 
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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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Photo © Valery Rizzo Crown Victoria Pig Roast Crown Victoria boasts one of Brooklyn’s best outdoor spaces, and they’re putting it to good use. After hosting a few pig roasts in July, ...

 
A spoonful of seasonal Gourmet Sorbet, made with locally grown fruit from Greenmarket farmers, at Dekalb Market

A spoonful of seasonal Gourmet Sorbet, made with locally grown fruit from Greenmarket farmers, at Dekalb Market The ice cream scooping crew at Ample Hills Creamery in Prospect Heights call them ‘the Sorbabes.’ That’s ...

 
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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. ...

 
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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. ...

 
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Peppergrass, a native species now often considered a weed, is abundant right now in sunny spots in parks and gardens throughout Brooklyn. Its seedpods hide a slightly spicy, mustardy flavor. By Leda Meredith Black pepper, ...

 
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Photo © Valery Rizzo The Total Bushwick Immersion If you haven’t made it to one of Brooklyn Based‘s neighborhood block parties this summer, here’s your last chance. They’re wrapping up the 2012 ...

 
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 ...

 
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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&#...

 
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Photo © Valery Rizzo The Great Hot Dog Cookoff The dog days of summer are here, so celebrate with the seventh annual edition of this all-American throwdown. Two dozen amateur teams will offer up their best ...

 
Snap's hot dogs are made by Saul Bolton's Brooklyn Bangers with locally-raised beef brisket. Rather than offering a typical soy-based veggie dog option, Snap swaps out the brisket for a panko-crusted, deep-fried avocado spear.

Snap Truck rolled into action last month, adding a sustainable twist to the city's growing food truck fleet - Snap serves charcoal-grilled burgers and dogs made exclusively with local, organic, grass-fed meats...and ...