In the aftermath of the recent Mast Brothers Chocolate Makers’ controversy, we asked other Brooklyn makers to comment on this balancing act.
Starting tomorrow, NYCWFF will begin with events based almost entirely in Manhattan. Of course there’s plenty to see in Brooklyn, and if you’re in town for the event, consider these tours.
In case you missed it the first time around, this week NY1 is airing a repeat of one of our current favorite Edible segments: The one on the beautiful new 3,000 square-foot bean-to-bar factory built by Mast Brothers Chocolates right on N. Third Street in Williamsburg. Last year we covered Rick and Michael Mast as they sailed to the Dominican Republic for cacao collection, but this story is on their homebase. If you haven’t taken one of their tours (Thursday through Sunday at 4:30 pm) or been to the really lovely new tasting room (where a new pastry chef makes cookies, cakes, brittle, truffles and other constantly tweaked concoctions) we urge you to make the trip to the Northside. Or just watch us take ours right here.
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