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 ...

 
oysters

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 ...

 
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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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 ...

 
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 ...

 
At Boerum Hill's Bien Cuit, baker Zachary Golper's obsession with wild yeast and living dough bears fruit in his sourdough loaves - some of the finest in the city.

At Boerum Hill's Bien Cuit, baker Zachary Golper's obsession with wild yeast and living dough bears fruit in his sourdough loaves - some of the finest in the city. What’s ...

 
Alex Villani of Blue Moon Fish, working the waters of Long Island Sound. Alex has been selling his catch directly to New Yorkers at the city's Greenmarkets for over twenty years. The Greenmarkets offer one of the bafflingly few opportunities in NYC, and the nation, to buy fish directly from the people who catch it.

Alex Villani of Blue Moon Fish, working the waters of Long Island Sound. Alex has been selling his catch directly to New Yorkers at the city's Greenmarkets for over twenty years. The Greenmarkets ...

 
Dale Talde, at the helm in his eponymous 'Asian-American' restaurant in Park Slope.

Dale Talde, at the helm in his eponymous 'Asian-American' restaurant in Park Slope. “I don’t think I would have been able to be where I am today unless I’d gotten to ...

 
Nicole at work, making one of Sea Bean's soups in the kitchen at Paulie Gee's in Greenpoint. Photo by Donny Tsang, aka 'Ultrateg'

Nicole Centeno of Greenpoint-based Sea Bean Goods. Nicole and husband Brian Chaszar launched their 'Micro-Soupery' last winter, focusing on soups made with seasonal local ingredients sourced from farmers at local farmer's ...

 
Brooklyn Feast of the Seven Fishes 2011

Join us for our Feast of The Seven Fishes - a holiday feast of the imagination, with recipes from some of Brooklyn's finest chefs. Tradition has it that the celebrated Italian holiday repast, ...

 
The Egg & Grog, Four & Twenty Blackbirds' new holiday pie, is made with an egg nog custard with rum, nutmeg and cinnamon, and a gingerbread crumb crust.

The Egg & Grog, Four & Twenty Blackbirds' new holiday pie, is made with an egg nog custard with rum, nutmeg and cinnamon, and a gingerbread crumb crust. Photo by Donny Tsang Four & ...

 
Noah Bernamoff of Mile End Delicatessen in Boerum Hill. Mile End hosts a 'Traditional Jewish Christmas' feast of Chinese food on Christmas

Noah Bernamoff of Mile End Delicatessen in Boerum Hill. Mile End hosts a 'Traditional Jewish Christmas' feast of Chinese food on Christmas. Photo by Daniel Krieger (http://www.nycfoodphotographer.com/) Among the many ...

 
Mike Kurtz discovered a chili-infused honey at a pizzeria in a tiny town in the jungles of Brazil, and became obsessed. He created Mike's Hot Honey - his own version of the fiery ambrosia - upon his return home. Mike is a pizzaiolo at Paulie Gee's in Greenpoint, where the Hot Honey is features on one of Paulie's pies.

Mike Kurtz discovered a chili-infused honey at a pizzeria in a tiny town in the jungles of Brazil, and became obsessed. He created Mike's Hot Honey - his own version of the fiery ...

 
The Brooklyn Thanksgiving Potluck - Recipes and memories from some of our favorite Brooklyn chefs

The Brooklyn Thanksgiving Potluck - Recipes and memories from some of our favorite Brooklyn chefs Once again, Thanksgiving is upon us. It seems to happen this way every year. We know the holidays are coming. ...

 
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Morimoto vets David Koon, James Sato, and Jamison Blankenship serve up serious ramen in Brooklyn at Chuko in Prospect Heights. Ramen. To the uninitiated, the word might conjur thoughts of the instant variety, that MSG-laden ...