Nichelina

Today we stop by Williamsburg’s sandwich and provisions shop Depanneur, in search of something good to eat. Managing partner Nichelina Mavros, whose innocent obsession with cheese led to a career in food, suggests a ...

 
Shelsky's

Today we stop by Shelsky’s Smoked Fish, Peter Shelsky’s Carroll Gardens shop specializing in appetizing – the smoked fish yin to delicatessen’s meaty yang in the food culture of Jewish New York. At ...

 
Big Spoon

Today we stop by Greene Grape Provisions, the venerable Fort Greene institution that is stuffed to the gills with good things to eat. Finding ourselves mildly overstimulated by the sheer volume of options, we turn ...

 
Clean Slate

Today, we stop by Saltie, where a trio of battle-hardened Williamsburg chefs have combined years of cooking experience, a dedication to the highest degree of care in the kitchen, and a love for the finest ...

 
Veg Out

Today, in search of a snack, we stop by 61 Local, the Boerum Hill public house that puts the spotlight squarely on local brewers, bakers, butchers and makers, to chat with barista and events coordinator ...

 
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At this time of year, as summer wanes, fading into fall, we cling to the season’s last fruits, gorging ourselves while we still can, in search of wistful comfort as we stare ahead into ...

 
natural wine

Once again, we find ourselves in search of the perfect wine for the weekend. On the hunt, we stop by Williamsburg’s Natural Wine Company today to ask owner Michael Andrews for a little advice. ...

 
van leeuwen

Adam Khatib, manager of Van Leeuwen's Boerum Hill ice cream shop, suggests the special Honey, Spiced Almond and Blackberry flavor for a late summer seasonal treat. In Brooklyn, mid-September is one of those ...

 
The Meat Hook

James Lum, a butcher at The Meat Hook, thinks you should try their lamb bacon. The rock and roll never stops at The Meat Hook, and neither does creative butchery. The shop’s commitment to ...

 
Court Street Grocers

Today, we stop by Court Street Grocers – the Carroll Gardens home of quirky, hard-to-find and often inspiring specialty items and a legendary lineup of modern-yet-faithful interpretations of classic sandwiches – for a chat with ...

 
Vine Wine

It’s Friday, and we are in search of wine. Specifically, a perfect late summer wine, that accentuates September’s warm golden light and transports us to a field of vines on a hillside somewhere, ...

 
At Marlow & Daughters in Williamsburg, head butcher TJ Burnham makes grass-fed beef jerky inspired by his New Mexico roots.

And today? A stop at Marlow & Daughters – the little butcher shop on Broadway that was the first in the borough to throw down the gauntlet for good meat when it opened in late 2008. ...

 
What's good today? Gelato. At Bklyn Larder, manager Tim Solomon is pretty psyched about a few of their new housemade flavors - tangy, cheesey Greek Yogurt; nutty, savory Sesame; and Cherry, made with some very special sweet-and-bitter wild Italian cherries.

What's good today? Gelato. At Bklyn Larder, manager Tim Solomon is pretty psyched about a few of their new housemade flavors - tangy, cheesy Greek Yogurt; nutty, savory Sesame; and Cherry, made with ...

 
Gia Giasullo and her brother Peter Freeman grew up in rural Maine surrounded in late summer by wild blueberries. As co-owners of Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain, they do what they can to replicate that experience at their beautifully restored shop on a quiet corner of Carroll Gardens. Here, Gia serves up a Black & Blue – a float featuring blueberry soda made with fresh berries from the local Greenmarket and a scoop of black raspberry ice cream.

Today we kick off a new series in which we explore the borough, asking makers and purveyors of good things to eat and drink a very simple question that’s been asked for generations – “What’...

 
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Andres Valbuena, a native of Caracas, Venezuela, spent a decade cooking at the highest end – three Michelin star places like Mugaritz in Spain, and The French Laundry and Meadowood in California. A few years ...