IN OUR CURRENT ISSUE: Kvass Makes a Comeback

Kvass, a slightly fizzy, naturally fermented drink from the Old World made from rye bread, beets or even sometimes lettuce, is experiencing a sort of rebirth in Brooklyn, thanks to the folks behind Gefilteria, a new Clinton Hill–based boutique purveyor of Old-World Jewish foods.

EDIBLE GLIMPSES: Sugarbuilt Cookies

Greenpoint-based Amelia Coulter’s muses are all around her: “I’m inspired by architecture, landscape and regional themes,” says the 27-year-old, who has a degree in sculpture. Of course, her medium of choice isn’t your standard mixed media. She decorates cookies!

Best Food Writing 2012: We Made the Cut!

We’re pretty proud of the work we do here at Edible, but it’s nice to hear when other people like what we publish (who doesn’t enjoy a compliment here and there?). The recently released Best Food Writing 2012 includes two stories from Edible Manhattan, as well as several stories from our sister Edibles around the country.