He’s changed the course of New York dining time and again, but 19 years ago when Andrew Tarlow decided to take a chance on Williamsburg, he didn’t start out with a game plan, let alone visions of an epicurean empire.
I’m ashamed to say I can’t remember the first meal I ate at Diner, but there have been plenty since that I’ll never forget.
On January 9th a fire ripped through Oslo Coffee Roaster’s Bedford Avenue location, destroying the space and the equipment. Now their friends at Blue Bottle Coffee are hosting a latte art throwdown to raise money for the folks at Oslo. Aw…it’s so sweet, right? One coffee roaster helping another.
After all the holiday feasting and feting, who couldn’t use a little pick-me-up to get through the work week? Here’s a cocktail from the folks at Kings County Distillery and Marlow & Sons restaurant in Williamsburg that’s just right for our we’d-rather-be-baking-cookies-than-sitting-at-this-desk mood.
Ahoy, Mateys! Saltie, the Williamsburg café known for spectacular sandwiches with nautical names and foods that rock the sweet/salty combo, has recently released a cookbook. Now you, dear reader, have a chance to get your hands on a copy, free of charge.
Brooklyn’s newest roaster knows where your cup really came from.
“It’s a nice segue, for hair-of-the-dog purposes,” explains Rye bartender Casey Van Heel, adding that the drink is something of an “adult milkshake.”
Before Todd and Shereen Wilcox traded in their lives for an existence devoted to making and selling crumbly, ash-lined cheese pyramids, they lived in Williamsburg.
Milk Thistle Farm’s unexpected demise ends a sweet partnership.
The Smith Street chef who blazed the trail to great cooking in Brooklyn.
Italian immigrants brought new ingredients to Brooklyn—and the American diet.
Zeb Stewart hosts Brooklyn’s restaurant royalty in his Bushwick backyard.