Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy on the brewing floor in Williamsburg

Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy on the brewing floor in Williamsburg “There’s a lot of pressure to constantly be reinventing yourself for new generations. But I think the beer speaks for itself. The ...

 
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Wen-Jay Ying, founder of the Local Roots CSA, at one of her weekly produce pickups at 61 Local in Boerum Hill As CSAs have gained popularity as a way for Brooklynites to source fresh, local ...

 
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Cheese makers and lovers are serious about semantics when it comes to how the cheese is made, cared for, and aged. A lot of the people here who are calling themselves affineurs are working with ...

 
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Chef Elise Kornack, in her Prospect Heights garden, where she hosts her Brooklyn Rooted dinners. “We started having friends over, and we were grilling, we were gardening, we were cooking, and we were like, “...

 
Caroline Bell (owner) and Colleen Duhamel (coffee buyer) of Cafe Grumpy

Caroline Bell (owner) and Colleen Duhamel (coffee buyer) of Cafe Grumpy “I don’t know…maybe that sounds like a hippie thing or something…but that’s just the way we do things!”  &#...

 
Peter Shelsky of Shelsky's Smoked Fish in Carroll Gardens is bringing 'Appetizing' back to Brooklyn

Peter Shelsky of Shelsky's Smoked Fish in Carroll Gardens is bringing 'Appetizing' back to Brooklyn “The Dutch think that’s crazy – ‘Pickled herring with cream sauce!? Heresy!’ But ...

 
Chef Cara Baker and Co-owner Anna D'Agrosa of Bushwick's Cafe Ghia

Chef Cara Baker and Co-owner Anna D'Agrosa of Bushwick's Cafe Ghia “I call it the Bushwick Triangle. It’s like the Bermuda Triangle, but in a good way. It’s ...

 
The Iliamna Fish Co. crew.

The Iliamna Fish Co. crew. Few who know him would argue with the suggestion that Christoper Nicolson is of the more adventurous members of Brooklyn’s illustrious food world. Greenpoint resident and winemaker at ...

 
Matt Ross (right) and Eric Finkelstein (at the register), of Court Street Grocers in Carroll Gardens

Matt Ross behind the counter at Court Street Grocers in Carroll Gardens. “People like the fact that these are classic sandwiches. Sandwiches they grew up with.  Before you eat one, you know what you ...

 
Tenth Acre Farms is located in the schoolyard of the former St. Cecilia's School at 215 Richardson St. in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. This is their second year of operation.

Tenth Acre Farms is located in the schoolyard of the former St. Cecilia's School at 215 Richardson St. in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. This is their second year of operation. “We found out that ...

 
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Michael Hegedus, founder of Three Sisters Honey, works on the hive. “[The bees] pinpoint the location of the nectar source through the dances. And what’s amazing is that they do this within the ...

 
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George Weld, owner of Egg restaurant and Goatfell Farm “He came over one morning and looked at that shovel leaning up against the house, and he didn’t say anything, but I just saw ...

 
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Josh Sharkey and Brandon Gillis of Park Slope's Bark Hot Dogs “Some people thought we were crazy. They’d ask, ‘So what are you guys gonna do?’ We’d say, &#...

 
Luke Jackson, Perry Gargano, Justin Warner and George McNeese of Bed Stuy's 'Do or Dine'

Luke Jackson, Perry Gargano, Justin Warner and George McNeese of Bed Stuy's 'Do or Dine' “Until we opened, the only late-night dining option other than fried chicken was a shitty ...

 
Renea, Neill and Bea Arthur Holland of Bon Chovie

Renae and Neill and Holland of Bon Chovie with their dog, Bea Arthur “And he said in this total New York accent, ‘You know…a young strapping man…a young beautiful bride…You’...