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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Monday, July 9, 2001

WHO’S IN THE KITCHEN?

If you call chef Kevin McGowan (pictured) this summer, you can bet you’ll be spending less time in the kitchen. McGowan’s business, Who’s in the Kitchen? is all about making your life easier - specifically, making your dinners and even your picnic baskets, so you can get out of the kitchen and do what you love to do. Comment.

RAKING OVER THE COALS

I am constantly amazed at the repertoire of the current breed of backyard grillers. Whether the grill is a $10 supermarket cheap-o or a top-of-the-line gas behemoth, the choice of foods to be grilled is always the same: hot dogs and hamburgers with the odd smattering of ribs thrown in for good measure. Comment.

GARDENS OF EATIN’

Nothing beats sitting outside on a bright summer day, and Brooklyn’s garden cafes bring diners out of hibernation in droves. Comment.

GRIN & BEER IT

Nothing short of a blackout could compound the heat and humidity of summer in the city more than Mayor Rudy’s ban on outdoor boozing. Comment.

FLAME ON

Batten down the pork chops Lucille, it’s barbecuing season. And while some people can’t seem to buy a grill big enough to satisfy their cooking needs, and the number of essential grilling accessories has grown too large for even a highly evolved consumer to handle, outdoor grilling remains a foolproof way to make a meal into a celebration (provided you can keep the Fire Department away). Comment.

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