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Ian Marvy, founder and director of the Red Hook Community Farm, weathered the storm in Red Hook. The farm was completely submerged. Long before the dawn of the rooftop farm era, there was the Added ...

 
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Valery Rizzo is a professional photographer based in Park Slope, and a regular contributor to NonaBrooklyn. Under normal circumstances her work here is focused on capturing the beauty and bounty of Brooklyn’s food culture. ...

 
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Lonestar Taco wanted to make food for a neighborhood that was devastated but hadn't yet seen much outside relief. They ended up in Gerritsen Beach on Sunday. Wayne Surber and Tracie Lee of ...

 
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Photography by Michael Harlan Turkell Governor, where chef Bradford McDonald has been raising the bar for seasonal, regional cuisine, was destroyed in the flooding from Hurricane Sandy. Brad McDonald has worked in many kitchens, honing ...

 
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There's a lot happening on the Hurricane Sandy relief front. Very little government or charity relief has reached places like Staten Island, South Brooklyn, Rockaway and Long Beach. Volunteers are mobilizing to bring ...

 
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Christopher Nicolson, head winemaker at The Red Hook Winery. The winery, based on a Red Hook pier, was destroyed in the surge from Sandy. The Red Hook Winery doesn’t just make wine. They are ...

 
Ben Schneider and Sohui Kim built The Good Fork from scratch seven years ago. Like scores of homes and businesses in Red Hook, the restaurant was devastated by Sandy's storm surge on Monday night.

[Editor’s note: For the next few days we’ll be focusing on the stories of local farmers, makers and chefs whose fields, kitchens and restaurants were destroyed by the flood waters of Hurricane Sandy. ...

 
Brooklyn Food Events - October 19

Carolyn's picks this week? A Gowanus girlpalooza, a homebrew shootout, a last chance Oktoberfest, Gastroball, a look at taboo foods, a hunters' dinner at Prime Meats, a Washington Irving dinner at Parish ...

 
Bees and nectar that will soon become honey.

Editor’s note: Sadly, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, this piece has become an epitaph of sorts. Early reports indicate that twenty of Brooklyn Grange Bees’ thirty hives were wiped out and ...

 
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Today we stop by Brooklyn Victory Garden, a Clinton Hill shop specializing in regionally produced meats, dairy, bread and…just about anything, really. They started making sandwiches about a year ago. We thought we probably ...

 
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Carolyn's picks this week include the annual harvest bash at Red Hook's Added Value Farm; Tastes of Brooklyn; the Tubesteak Boogie with Mile End and Sixpoint Brewery; curry, mac n' ...

 
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At Brancaccio's Food Shop in Windsor Terrace, Joe Brancaccio recommends the broiled chicken with escarole and fregola sarda. It's a dish inspired by the memory of the food his grandmother cooked ...

 
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At first blush, the oyster may seem like a simple pleasure - a taste of the sea. Turns out, not much about this most baller of bivalves is simple at all. In one of the ...

 
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On a recent Tuesday night, crowds gathered at The Green Building in Gowanus to tipple and nosh at Brooklyn Shaken & Stirred. On a recent October night, in-the-know locavores gathered a few blocks west of ...

 
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Lots coming at ya as fall comes on hard. Cider Week, Oktoberfest, Debate parties, Beery brunches, Curry throwdowns and the return of the Wort all loom large. Photo © Valery Rizzo Do I smell cider? Coming ...