rose hips

Rose hips, the fruit that follows the flower, are delicious. They can be found all over Brooklyn right now. Rose hips are what rose flowers grow up to be: they are the fruit of the ...

 
Picks

Carolyn's event picks this week include cheese socials, a chili pepper fest, the Antic, Oktoberfest, and plenty of booze. Photo © Valery Rizzo Cheese Socials at Bklyn Larder Delve into the joys and mysteries ...

 
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Photo © Valery Rizzo The Brooklyn Local City Harvest hosts its second annual fundraiser along the waterfront, featuring a bazaar of the borough’s best food. Over 75 vendors, including Brooklyn Cured, Court Street Grocers, ...

 
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In the afterglow of the weekend, looking ahead to a full week of making the donuts, grinding steel, slinging sandwiches, pushing paper or any of the myriad things we Brooklynites do for a living, can ...

 
Wait a second, is that DIRT on my beets? Get over it, says Greenmarket Etiquette expert Carrie King, and don't put them in a plastic bag, either.

[Editor’s note: Today we welcome Carrie King, a Brooklyn-based chef, writer, and teacher who moonlights on weekends working the stand for a local farmer at a Brooklyn Greenmarket. Over the next few weeks she’...

 
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Photo © Valery Rizzo Freaktoberfest The Slope’s newest beer garden Greenwood Park hosts the fifth annual edition of the brew and performance extravaganza. Admission gets you unlimited sampling from over 30 craft breweries both ...

 
Yemajna

Leo Duncan, Lamar Karamañites, Pascale Boucicaut and Michael Roach. Friendships forged in the kitchens of Brooklyn restaurants hatched a plan to make a break for paradise. After two years of planning, the four are ...

 
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Carolyn's picks this week include beer at the beach, Taste Williamsburg, the return of Meatopia, Smorgasurg's DUMBO debut, and The Farm on Adderley's annual pig roast. Photo © Valery Rizzo ...

 
Spicebush!

Sweet, peppery spicebush is easiest to spot at this time of year, when female spicebush sports bright red berries. Spicebush is abundant in the forested sections of Prospect Park's eastern side. The field ...

 
The scents of Caribbean spices and grilling meats will fill the air along Eastern Parkway on Labor Day, at the annual West Indian Day Parade.

The scents of Caribbean spices and grilling meats will fill the air along Eastern Parkway on Labor Day, at the annual West Indian Day Parade. Photo © Valery Rizzo Pig Island Calling all carnivores! The ever-popular ...

 
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Filipino Lechon Roast Head to Dekalb Market tomorrow for a pig roast with international flavor. The East Village’s Maharlika will bring in a special roast master to build a roast box and cook ...

 
Cinnabar chanterelles can be found in parks citywide right now. Keep an eye out for their bright orange hue and don't wait - the season only lasts about three weeks.

Cinnabar chanterelles can be found in parks citywide right now. Keep an eye out for their firey orange hue and don't wait - they'll only be around for about three weeks. ...

 
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NYC Cooks Meetup Dekalb Market welcomes new supper club Feastly for a home-cooked potluck meetup. Anyone can attend, just bring a favorite dish to share, dinner-party style, and you’ll get to mingle with other ...

 
Guess it's official. USA Today says Brooklyn is back. If it's front and center in the nation's largest newspaper, it's gotta be true. But is it news?

It’s been years since the inclusion of Brooklyn restaurants on New York media ‘Best Of’ lists raised any eyebrows. But now the borough’s finer eateries are breaking into the rankings of newspapers, magazines, ...

 
Jojo's sriracha is made with locally grown organic peppers in small batches whose flavors evolve with the seasons. The only problem? They keep selling out. Jojo's on it. She's raising money to ramp up production to keep the stuff on the shelves of stores in Brooklyn. Investors get equal or greater return in sriracha. Photo © Morgan Ione Yeager.

Jojo's sriracha is made with locally grown organic peppers in small batches whose flavors evolve with the seasons. The only problem? They keep selling out. Jojo's on it. She's ...