Earlier this year, five New York homebrewers paired with five New York breweries to create a special brew. The amateurs will share the fruits of that experience this Saturday, alongside their respective paired professionals, at NY Pro-Am Brew P.I.T.
Textile artist Cara Piazza hosted an event where “the public engaged with natural dyes through the lens of experimentation, ritual and performance.” It was also just a good excuse to get dirty with stuff you probably have in your fridge as you read this.
There are a lot of reasons to love good bread, including the fact that it’s available year-round. Orwasher’s has been baking bread over on the Upper East Side and offers several locally inspired loaves.
A few months back we asked you to tell us about your favorite Edible-minded businesses–the farmer who raises the most perfect ruby radishes and pastured pigs; the chef who rocks not just the kitchen but a sense of community; the non-profit that’s changing the way people eat in parts of the borough that need it most; the cheesemonger with a heart of gold and even better Gouda. You talked to us–especially those of you who live in Red Hook, and at last, we have the results. We can’t offer these folks much more than our respect and our eternal gratitude–and maybe a listing in the magazine–but we hope you’ll take the chance to get to know all of them a little better. To that end, below are the winners of the 2012 Edible Brooklyn Local Hero Awards:
Of Brooklyn’s three craft breweries—Williamsburg’s mighty Brooklyn Brewery, the pint-size Kelso in Clinton Hill and Red Hook’s quirky Sixpoint—the last one best embodies this…
Charting a borough’s rise to neo-hipness alongside its love of good suds.