Editor’s Note: Be warned, Brooklyn: Each week, Cathy Erway will be accosting an unsuspecting stranger at a local Greenmarket, to find out what they’re eyeing, what they’re buying and ...

 
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Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome our new columnist Cathy Erway to Nona. Cathy will be hitting Brooklyn Greenmarkets for Nona each week, picking out a particularly ravishing-looking seasonal ingredient, talking to ...

 
Stephanie Villani of Blue Moon Fish

Eggs are one of the most universally enjoyed and utilized foods in cooking worldwide, and while many have made the switch to the cage-free or organic variety, it can still be tough to tell just ...

 
Stephanie Villani of Blue Moon Fish

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 ...

 
Stephanie Villani of Blue Moon Fish

Williamsburg Lobster Boil You know what beats a summer lobster bake? How about a fall lobster boil! Red Hook Lobster Pound is coming to Williamsburg this Saturday, October 2nd. The outdoor affair will feature a ...

 
Stephanie Villani of Blue Moon Fish

The recent outbreak of Salmonella linked to poor safety practices at a few massive egg farms in Iowa has pulled back the curtain on some of the more creepy aspects of industrial agriculture in the ...

 
Stephanie Villani of Blue Moon Fish

Here are some good reads for you from the past week: A Day in the Life Edible chronicles a typically wild day in the life of Davy Hughes, ringmaster of the three-ring circus that is ...

 
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Our friend and farmers market maven (make that manager) Chelsea Whittaker has been providing great tips all season long on what to get at your local Brooklyn farmers markets, and this week she reminds us ...

 
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There are a LOT of cool things going on this week. Anyone managing to hit all of these events gets a gold star: Foraging in the Park Want REALLY fresh local greens? Find and eat ...

 
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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 ...

 
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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. ...

 
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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 ...

 
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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 ...

 
Stephanie Villani of Blue Moon Fish

Here’s the scoop on this weekend’s events in the ‘hood: The 5th Annual Great Hot Dog Cookoff Twenty teams of talented local amateur chefs will be serving up some seriously ...

 
Stephanie Villani of Blue Moon Fish

There’s an opening line in the movie Food Inc. where Michael Pollan talks about the supermarket tomato: grown in Chile, picked green and ripened to a saturated red glow with gas, these can ...