Events. Photo © Valery Rizzo

Carolyn's event picks this week include a Rockaway relief Pizza part at Roberta's, a mini-pie social, a pop-up dinner party with a purpose, a pre-Thanksgiving cooking refresher, Thanksgiving dinner at 61 ...

 
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Scott Bridi of Brooklyn Cured (right), went to Red Hook to volunteer and was assigned to help gut a flooded basement. By the end of the following day he was putting his years of cooking ...

 
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Lots of Hurricane Sandy benefit events and volunteer opportunities this week. Carolyn's picks include the Greenmarkets' donation program, eating out pretty much anywhere in Cobble Hill/Carroll Gardens, Ivan Orkin's ...

 
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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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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. ...