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Only in Williamsburg: Locavore Gift Baskets at the Corner Store

We probably don’t have to tell readers with tendencies toward procrastination that a great last-minute holiday gift is a few of any of the products we cover in our pages. This year that’s even easier courtesy Depanneur, the specialty foods, corner store and sandwich shop on the corner of Wythe Avenue and North Third Street in Williamsburg. The place (it’s kind of like a gourmet bodega) assembled a few not-your-grandma’s gift baskets made up of mainly locally made goods in cool old wire-frame boxes we wouldn’t mind keeping around.

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.