When Brooklyn based filmmaker Erik Shirai went to Japan to shoot an episode on Buddhist cuisine, he did not expect to come back with…
What do Brooklyn and Sweden have in common? One lucky singer-songwriter will find out in Brooklyn Brewery’s Sweden Song Contest going on now.
In our current issue, Jessica Applestone shares the story of how she and her husband fell in love with Montréal, that great city known for bagels, poutine, smoked meat sandwiches and the glorious nose-to-tail pork mecca Au Pied de Cochon. Read the story for her in-depth recommendations for the perfect Montréal weekend, packed with as many edible delights as one could possibly consume in 2.5 days.
A carnivore’s journey through Canada’s culinary capital.
“When did pastrami qualify as a exotic, international cuisine?” jokes The Post in today’s paper, reacting to the news that Anthony Bourdain’s last episode of No Reservations was filmed in Brooklyn.
There were lots of grand openings last weekend to signify the start of the outdoor dining season: Dekalb Market, the many Fleas, and Coney Island, the long-standing favorite long before food stalls became fashionable.
Once school is out for the summer, even the most dedicated after-school farmer will turn to sugary popsicles and video games in the comfort of an air-conditioned living room if left to his or her own devices.
On Saturday, April 14 more than 50 food and farm getaway destinations within a day’s drive or train ride of NYC will be exhibiting on the main floor of Skylight One Hanson in the old Art Deco Williamsburgh Savings Bank, as part of the second annual EscapeMaker.com Local Food & Travel Expo.
For a week I had the pleasure of staying with my younger sister in Puerto Vallarta, where she’d rented an apartment on a steep hill straight up from Mexico’s rugged western coastline for four, 80-degree weather winter months
Most of us in Brooklyn have heard of Sakura Matsuri, the Japan-centric spring festival the Botanic Garden hosts each May when the cherry blossoms bloom. But you can have a Matsuri in fall too, and that’s exactly what’s going down at Brooklyn Brewery on November 10, thanks to the non-profit Gohan Society, which promotes Japan’s culinary culture here in the States.
In our current issue we profiled the Bushwick fridge of Kid Millions–aka musician John Colpitts—the drummer for and co-founder of Oneida, a loud, weird, brainy Brooklyn band that has produced more than a dozen albums since 1997, and whose psychedelic/ electronic noise-rock is now a linchpin of the country’s underground music scene. The band are also road foodies par excellence: This past summer, in fact, they toured Europe, and the following dining diary (with pictures!) was kept by Millions’ fellow bandmate, Bobby Matador.
We hope our first-ever travel issue is as much fun for you to read as it has been to put together! If, like us,…