Alex Palumbo, of Williamsburg's Osteria il Paiolo,

Alex Palumbo, of Williamsburg's Osteria il Paiolo, with his daughter Valentina. Alex grew up eating polenta, lots of polenta, in northern Italy. He's on a misson to turn New Yorkers on ...

 
Esposito's is a neighborhood staple on Court Street, just ask all the children that stop to pet the giant pig standing outside the  shop. They are called a Jersey Pork Store because when they opened in 1922 if your hogs came from Jersey then you  knew it was the best quality pork you could find anywhere.

Photographer Valery Rizzo shows us Carroll Gardens' true culinary soul, with a look inside a few of the neighborhood's old-school Italian bakeries, restaurants and specialty shops. Carroll Gardens, once home to a ...

 
Antonio Migliaccio, owner of Noodle Pudding in Brooklyn Heights. After coming to Brooklyn from Italy as a teenager, Antonio worked as a longshoreman while moonlighting in restaurants to learn how to open his own. Noodle Pudding, in its sixteenth year, still packs the house night after night. We sat down with Antonio in search of the secret to the restaurant's success.

Antonio Migliaccio of Noodle Pudding in Brooklyn Heights. After coming to Brooklyn from Italy as a teenager, Antonio worked as a longshoreman while moonlighting in restaurants to learn how to open his own. Noodle Pudding, ...

 
Chefs Walker Stern and Joseph Ogrodnek at Battersby, their high-flying new restaurant on Smith Street in Carroll Gardens

Chefs Walker Stern and Joseph Ogrodnek at Battersby, their high-flying new restaurant on Smith Street in Carroll Gardens Most chefs dream the same dream: To work in the best kitchens they can, under the best ...

 
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 ...

 
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 ...

 
Chuko, a ramen restaurant brought to you by Morimito vets Jamison Blankenship and David Koon, is opening soon in Prospect Heights

Chuko, a ramen restaurant brought to you by Morimito vets Jamison Blankenship and David Koon, is opening soon in Prospect Heights Ramen fiends in Brooklyn have been salivating since word leaked a few months ago ...

 
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 ...

 
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“So…that’s how Brucie came to be. Crazy story right!? You weren’t expecting that, were you?” -Zahra Tangorra, Chef/Owner, Brucie Brucie, the new-kid Italian joint on a stretch of Court Street in ...