On Thursday Night Manhattan’s Best Japanese Restaurants Will Gather … In Brooklyn

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.

Notes from Berlin, Zagreb and Bologna: What the Band Oneida Ate on their Last European Tour

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.