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Reviews: December, 2011

Food gossip for the new year!

Dining: Yes, it’s this week’s roundup from our Foodie in Chief. Comment.

All’s well at Allswell

Dining: You’ll have an offal good time at Allswell — chef Nate Smith’s new soup-to-guts gastropub in Williamsburg. Comments (1).

Go fish! Eat seven fishes — or more — this Christmas Eve

Dining: A great Yuletide tradition — across the borough. Comment.

Christmas crustaceans: Make a feast — with seven fishes!

Prime Time: I love Christmastime: the countless hours at work, cold weather, long lines at the malls, extra heavy traffic and high balances on my credit cards … um, I mean … Christmas is the time for giving, for family, and most of all, for cooking those special once-a-year meals. Comments (1).

The full guide to the best milkshakes in the borough

Dining: Shake Shack is coming — but there are other great drinkable desserts in this city, you know. Comments (1).

Fried and glory! Latke cookoff features Brooklyn’s best chefs on Monday

Dining: Talk about grate expectations. Comment.

Openings, closings and gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: Yes, it’s this week’s roundup from our Foodie in Chief. Comment.

Holy ‘Calf’! These cocktails are outstanding!

Dining: Fosters may be Australian for beer — but when it comes to cocktails at Prospect Heights’ Down Under newcomer, The Sunburnt Calf BK, the Grandmaster’s Garita is Brooklynese for friggin’ delicious! Comment.

Downtown in chains! Two expensive national eateries to fill Adams Street eyesore

Dining: Panera Bread isn’t the only chain eatery moving into the decrepit former city office on Adams and Willoughby streets. A chichi barbecue and beer joint and touristy dessert emporium are slated to open next fall. Comments (5).

Mac attack: Sadie’s Kitchen opens in Cobble Hill!

Dining: Can Sadie’s Kitchen — a Southern prepared foods shop-slash-gourmet mac and cheese parlor with a 1930s diner-meets-country kitchen interior (oh, another one of those!) — beat the curse of 243 Degraw St.? Comments (9).

Sugar shack: Six storefronts transform into an erotic candyland

Dining: This art exhibit is food porn — literally. Comments (1).

Reviews: November, 2011

A whisky rebellion at Longbow Pub

Foodie-in-Chief: Plus all the other food gossip this week. Comment.

End of an era! Aunt Suzie’s, red sauce mainstay, to close

Dining: The beloved Park Slope restaurant — famous for its cheap Italian eats and homey vibe — will close after 25 years on Fifth Avenue. Comments (27).

Patty wake, patty wake! Christie’s to close on Flatbush Avenue

Dining: The owner of a cheap neighborhood favorite will close his restaurant after 45 years in Park Slope and Prospect Heights, citing a landlord-tenant dispute fueled by a nearby sports arena. Comments (24).

New Brooklyn hot dog? It’s from … New England!

Dining: The borough of Nathan’s has a new frank. Comments (6).

Wieners of the world unite! It’s our sausage smorgasbord!

Dining: Our guide to the borough’s best brats. Comments (1).

Thirty bites! Our food writer hit the big 3–0, so she cheered up with some great eats

Dining: I just turned 30, so I asked The Brooklyn Paper to help me cheer up, so my short-armed, deep-pocketed editor coughed up some big bucks so I could consume 30 of the borough’s best dishes! But you won’t need a special occasion to try them — or even a big budget! — as most of these treats top out at $10. The Big 3-0 never tasted so good! Comments (10).

Great new pa$ta place on Montague Street!

Foodie-in-Chief: Plus all the other food gossip this week. Comment.

Love shack! New Gowanus clam stand is a hit

Dining: Littleneck, with Harding behind the stove, claws its way to the top. Comment.

Mama mia! Aunt Suzie’s to close!

Dining: Breaking news from Fifth Avenue. Comments (8).

Great Midwestern grub — plus a full fortnight of food news

Foodie-in-Chief: How’s this for gut-busting gossip? You can belly up to the bar in Williamsburg, have your fill of fried chicken in Carroll Gardens, or get good and cheesy in Park Slope — just don’t look to pad your tummy with Prospect Heights’ dumplings or Red Hook banh mi. Comments (1).

Reviews: October, 2011

Walden is a winner on Lorimer Street

Dining: Simple food, done well. Comments (2).

Harding returns! Legendary chef to helm Littleneck clam shack

Dining: Alan Harding has been named the chef at the soon-to-open Gowanus seafood stand. Comments (5).

Bar fight! CB6 doesn’t want low-key eatery on ‘residential’ Sackett Street

Dining: A boyfriend-and-girlfriend restaurant team is fighting a community board that wants to stop it from opening a French eatery and cocktail bar in Carroll Gardens — a stunning echo to a battle four years ago when neighbors fought the couple’s quiet wine bar. Comments (19).

It’s a donut, no it’s a burger! Who cares? It’s delicious

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: The geniuses at Burger Bistro in Bay Ridge have done the impossible: created a donut burger. Comments (9).

How to eat Australian: New Prospect Heights eatery gives Asian food a Down Under appeal

Dining: The Sunburnt Calf opens on Vanderbilt Avenue — and we are there. Comments (2).

Finally, get a ‘Taste’ of Sheepshead Bay

Dining: One of Brooklyn’s great eating neighborhood throws a food fest next Thursday. Comments (3).

Go casserole crazy at this year’s deep dish dead heat!

Dining: The Brooklyn Kitchen hosts the mother of all food competitions on Oct. 24. Comment.

What’s on the menu? At Sweetwolf’s, whatever you say

Dining: The gluten-free quinoa made the cut. The Sriracha-covered chicken waffle did not. Comments (2).

Grilled cheese is nice — but it’s better with Scotch!

Dining: Gary Forsyth of Noorman’s Kil gives us the lowdown. Comment.

This Windsor Terrace eatery has two faces

Dining: It’s a coffee shop that magically transforms into a wine bar five nights a week. Comments (7).

Roberta’s is expanding — plus a full fortnight of food news

Foodie-in-Chief: Got gossip? We’re talking pizza and pastrami, chocolate and croquetas, and a Fort Greene menu with Brooklyn attitude to spare. Comments (2).

Get baked! Enid’s annual apple pie contest is next Saturday

Dining: But make sure you’re actually making apple pie if you want to win. Comments (1).

Bacon us crazy! The Takedown returns to the Bell House on Oct. 16

Dining: Once again, a humble side dish takes center stage. Comment.

Reviews: September, 2011

Roast beast! This sandwich is amazing

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Artisan Food Valley made $10.50 feel like the bargain of the century. Comments (3).

So where should you eat at Taste Williamsburg this Sunday?

Dining: Don’t waste your tickets! Go in armed with our guide to the best booths. Comments (1).

The champs! Red Hook vendors win the ‘Vendy Cup’

Dining: Solber Pupusas, the pride of the Red Hook ball fields, has again shown the world that it makes the best damn street food in the city. But you knew that. Comments (1).

Na zdaroviye! Brooklyn finally has its own vodka

Dining: Our top-shelf story about Brooklyn Republic Vodka. Yes, we tasted it, too. Comments (4).

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: New restaurants, new chefs and even new potato chips! Comment.

One last delicious look back at Taste Williamsburg

Dining: Appetites were conquered, thirsts were slaked, and dreams were realized at the annual food fest. Comments (1).

Money-raiser for City Harvest will be food, folks and funds

Dining: Talk about an autumn harvest! Comment.

Eat up at the second annual TASTE Williamsburg food fest

Dining: On Sunday, North 11th Street will be packed tooth-by-jowl with delicious eats. Comment.

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: Get ready for the Brooklyn Beefsteak — plus other exciting food news. Comments (4).

Say cheese! Grilled sandwich truck hits Fort Greene Park

Dining: One of the most historic spots in Brooklyn is now home to the most modern take on grilled cheese sandwiches. Comments (35).

The bounty of … Autumn?!

Dining: The calendar says “Fall,” but with our help, your tastebuds don’t have to crash. Comment.

Enjoy Fifth Avenue’s food — for free!

Dining: Park Slope’s commercial strip throws a party — and you get the present. Comment.

Reviews: August, 2011

This week’s tasty food gossip — from the ‘Burg to the Hook

Foodie-in-Chief: It’s the ultimate antidote to endless hurricane coverage — a windfall of local restaurant gossip! Change is definitely brewing in Bay Ridge … talk about a perfect food storm. Comment.

Old school! Two Toms serves a perfect chop in grandma’s rec room

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: A restaurant that goes back to the good old days. Comments (15).

Noodle town! Brooklyn is the hot place for steaming bowls of ramen

Dining: Wood burning, thin-crust pizzas. Cupcakes. The locavore movement. Fifteen-dollar cocktails with exotic citrus and herb infusions. Gourmet Cup O’ Noodles? Comments (1).

Your guide to the best noodles in town

Dining: Manhattan may be home to such esteemed ramen-temples as Ippudo and Momofuko, but these slurp-worthy spots make Brooklyn a true noodle destination. Comments (1).

Simply the best burger in New York City!

Prime Time: Joe wins the Macy’s “Battle of the Burger” contest — and now he tells us how to achieve grilling greatness! Comments (3).

The boy from aahhs! Kiwi chef Mark Simmons opens his own place

Dining: The former “Top Chef” competitor now has his own New Zealand-themed joint. Comment.

La Esquina takes over the old Relish boxcar

Dining: An old Wythe Avenue diner is reborn again. Comments (3).

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: Williamsburg wins the “Hot Restaurant Opening” of the week, Park Slope is the queen of caffeine, and Clinton Hill makes a play for Brooklyn’s newest dining destination. Comments (3).

Purbird ain’t no chicken little

Dining: Park Slope gets a great chicken shack. Comments (4).

Cook and drink like the pros!

Dining: Two chefs give up two of the secrets of Le Comptoir in Williamsburg. Comment.

Hot dogs! Make this year’s wiener winners yourself

Dining: The top-two finishers in the Great Hot Dog Cookoff have given us their secrets. Comments (3).

Hot shrimp, Caribbean-style

Prime Time: Our Joe feels the heat — so he heads to the beach. Comments (4).

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: Brooklyn Heights says sayonara to sidewalk seating, a top Clinton Hill tacqueria goes up in flames, and Sheepshead Bay bellies up to the bar. The temperature’s hot this week, and so’s the gossip! Comments (1).

Reviews: July, 2011

Inside the BareBurger Supreme

Dining: Our food writer brings you inside a behemoth. Comments (1).

It’s wall-to-wall balls in Williamsburg!

Dining: The city’s best ballers are scooping out meaty treats on Bedford Avenue. Comment.

In Slope, they like their burgers ‘Bare’

Dining: It’s the biggest news for burger aficionados since Danny Meyer brought the Shake Shack to the Fulton Mall. Comment.

Jerk yourself silly with the best chicken in Flatbush

Dining: Our poultry-loving scribe hits the street to bring you jerk chicken that’s worth a trip to the neighborhood. Comments (1).

Clam on the half sell! Trio seeks funds for oyster bar

Dining: It’s the DIY clam shack. Comments (4).

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: Bubby’s bubble bursts (along with a pipe) in DUMBO, a fresh egg readies to hatch in Williamsburg, and the Grapes are always greener in Fort Greene. Ready, set, gossip! Comment.

Porterhouse perfection!

Prime Time: Joe tells you how to grill steak just right. Comments (3).

Get your free ice cream!

Dining: A Ben and Jerry’s truck will be parked outside of the Lovin’ Cup today giving out free ice cream. Scoop’s on. Comment.

Here’s the scoop! These places go beyond your boring old cone

Dining: Breakfast cereal flavors or bacon-peanut brittle toppings, anyone? Comment.

Livin’ on a prayer — and some killer anchovies

Dining: Bon Chovie is a hit at Smorgasburg. Comment.

Mussels and more is accurately named

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: The mussels and lobster was the best thing we ate this week. Comments (1).

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: Clinton Hill’s got soul, Williamsburg wins Smith, and a top pit master goes up in smoke in this post-holiday serving of saucy gossip. Comment.

Reviews: June, 2011

At this restaurant, you not only order the food, but come up with the menu

Dining: Park Slope will soon get some “suggestion box”-inspired grub. Comments (3).

This weekend, a beer crawl like it oughta be

Dining: Drink for two days and save $40 doing it. Comments (2).

Joe’s got crabs!

Prime Time: Our chef gives you the perfect recipe for the soft-shell crustaceans. Comments (4).

Meet the craftsmen and women behind Brooklyn’s foodie movement

Dining: Think of it as an open studios tour of local food manufacturers. Yes, there will be samples. Comment.

Hot dog! Pier 6 rooftop bar opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: Bark Hot Dogs opened a rooftop concession on Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, bringing beer and frankfurters to a space that’s isolated from wide dining options. Comments (2).

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: Everything from a old name for a new bar to Alan Harding’s balls (rice balls, silly). Comment.

Have your cake — and eat it, too — at new Momofuku bakery

Dining: This bakery does a body good. Comment.

The hot sweet stuff! Get the spicy honey that makes Paulie Gee’s famous

Dining: The secret ingredient? Mike’s Hot Honey. Comment.

Food fight! Slope merchants object to new truck rally

Dining: Grand Army Plaza’s food truck rally has become a food fight. Comments (49).

Un bagel? Qu’est ce que c’est un bagel?

Dining: Talk about chutzpah: a Bulgarian guy thinks he can teach Brooklynites about the bagel — and not even a New York bagel, but a Montreal bagel. Comments (6).

Man caves! This Father’s Day, let him indulge his Y chromosome

Dining: Far be it from us to indulge in gender stereotypes. We know a lot of manly men who can appreciate a good pear and goat cheese salad or an elderflower-based cocktail. Our editor — a man last time we checked — even boasts of a drink named after him comprised of ginger vodka, grapefruit juice, grenadine and cherries. Comment.

Now even Kosher eaters can get in on the ‘snout-to-tail’ movement

Dining: Center for Kosher Culinary Arts to host a steak class on June 23. Meat cleavers included. Comment.

New Heights cafe — Vineapple — is like your living room (only much bigger)

Dining: Brooklyn Heights coffee sippers and laptop lovers rejoice! Vineapple — a cozy community café — opened this week on Pineapple Street, bringing a jolt of caffeine to the otherwise sleepy area. Comments (2).

Hill Cafe gives you the recipe for a hot new cool summer dish

Dining: It’s Sea Bass with Baby Bok Choi — and it’s simple and delicious. Comment.

This week’s tasty — but less filling! — food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: You can blame St. Anselm for the “less filling” part. Our Foodie-in-Chief gives you all the dish. Comments (1).

Our Joe is the bass master

Prime Time: Joe Raiola from Morton’s gives you the perfect fish marinade. Comments (4).

Greek to us! Schermerhorn Street’s annual Greek festival is back

Dining: This one’s not to be missed — they invented the ‘edible’ complex, after all. Comments (7).

Century-old Monte’s is reborn again

Dining: The oldest Italian restaurant in the borough has new owners and a new attitude. Comments (6).

Reviews: May, 2011

New wine bar for North Slope

Dining: Park Slope’s new wine bar has a hard metal facade — but there’s nothing gruff about its warm communal seating. Comment.

Cheese it! New food truck does the perfect grilled sandwich

Dining: Williamsburg residents have yet another terrific excuse to stay out late drinking on the weekends. Comments (4).

Our summer dining guide!

Dining: Don’t waste away inside! Take advantage of the warm weather and head to these spots. Comment.

Who’s your crawdaddy?

Dining: Sycamore hosts its annual crawfish boil on June 4. Get your tickets now! Comment.

Food gossip — including a stunning bit of menu plagiarism

Foodie-in-Chief: It’s another feast with our Foodie in Chief, Sarah Zorn. Comments (1).

Vinegar Hill House to expand

Dining: The dream team behind Vinegar Hill House will expand its operation with a cafe next door, giving devotees of the bucolic dinner retreat even more to love — and opponents more to complain about. Comment.

Blind baker makes one heck of a cookie

Dining: Amy Berg may be visually impaired, but her sense of taste is 100 percent intact. Comments (1).

The best damn sandwich on Twitter!

Dining: Each Sunday, Matt Ross and Eric Finkelstein will debut a new “mystery” sandwich at Court Street Grocers. This week, the real hero was suckling pig and pecorino! Comment.

Meat and music: The BBQ Blowout returns on May 18

Dining: With those two ingredients, it’s the perfect party. Comment.

Salty and sweet — here’s one heck of a ribs recipe

Dining: The General Greene gets you ready for summer. Comment.

Keep on truckin’! Food vendors will fill Grand Army Plaza on May 22

Dining: Food addicts will think they died and went to gourmet heaven when the inaugural NYC Food Truck Rally hits Park Slope next Sunday. Comments (5).

Food gossip — including a price hike at the Chef’s Table

Foodie-in-Chief: It’s another feast with our Foodie in Chief, Sarah Zorn. Comment.

Gnocchi doesn’t have to be so hard, you know

Prime Time: Our personal chef gives us the secret to one tough pasta. Comments (6).

It’s seafood time! You want crab, lobster and shellfish? Journey to Southern Brooklyn

Dining: Southern Brooklyn may have lost some of its charm and gritty waterfront cred as the borough’s working fishing village, but for seafood, the area from Sheepshead Bay to Mill Basin still cannot be beat. Comments (1).

Rucola is a homey Italian joint in Boerum Hill

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: And it wants you breakfast, lunch and dinner. Comment.

Reviews: April, 2011

Finally, a sandwich as meaty and full of it as we are!

Dining: The Brooklyn Paper is cheesy, meaty, juicy and ultimately perfectly balanced. And the newspaper isn’t bad, either. Comments (3).

Dining: Asking questions is my job. But as the new Flatbush-Midwood reporter for Courier-Life, the first question I asked veteran Flatbushers about my beat was the most important of my career. Comment.

More cupcakes — plus the other food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: It’s another feast with our Foodie in Chief, Sarah Zorn. Comments (3).

What the duck? Buttermilk Channel gives us its meatloaf recipe

Dining: You only wish your mama made meatloaf like this. Comments (1).

Bread lines! New cookbook is devoted to the greatness of sandwiches

Dining: The secret is out: Sandwiches are the best. Comment.

Make it yourself: The perfect muffaletta

Dining: “If this sandwich were an Olympiad, it would resemble 14-time gold medal-winner Michael Phelps.” Comment.

Food fight! Epic battle pits classicists vs. newcomers

Dining: What’s old is new again when it comes to Brooklyn’s dining scene. Comment.

Here’s a Passover dessert that can really cut the matzoh 

Dining: Making dessert during Passover is a bit of a challenge. Comments (1).

A mega beer hall rises in Greenpoint — plus the other food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: It’s another feast with our Foodie in Chief, Sarah Zorn. Comments (1).

Beef, beer and … (What, you need something else?)

Dining: The Brooklyn Beefsteak is back. Comments (2).

When the moon hits your eye — order ramen at Lunetta

Dining: The Smith Street restaurant goes bonzai whenever the lunar orb is full. Comment.

Reviews: March, 2011

‘Tasting Brooklyn’ is a big beefy bite of the borough

Dining: Sample dishes from lots of local restaurants on April 5. Comments (1).

Food dish: Five Guys expansion, plus Danny Meyer loving on Brooklyn

Foodie-in-Chief: It’s another feast with our Foodie in Chief, Sarah Zorn. Comments (1).

Sheepshead Bay Turkish joint is a restaurant with balls

Dining: Head to Caucasus Garden for lamb testicles. Comments (2).

Jerky boys! These guys are making dried beef like it oughta be

Dining: Kings County Jerky Company knows dehydrated protein. Comment.

Bay Ridge goes sweet for ‘Sweetie’

Dining: There’s a new frozen yogurt joint in town. Comment.

Bay Ridge goes sweet for ‘Sweetie’

Dining: There’s a new frozen yogurt joint in town. Comments (4).

Our chef offers toothfish for two

Prime Time: Joe Raiola from Morton’s puts down the red meat for a week and gives us a great fish dish. Comments (3).

Peru is as close as Sunset Park

Melting Pot: You want fries with that? Comments (3).

Restaurants that really spring into spring

Dining: From Berkshire pork to fiddlehead ferns to that ultimate chef’s obsession, the ramp, here’s our guide to the best spring menus. Comment.

Smith Street will get borough’s first ‘gutter cafe’!

Dining: To find the perfect picnic spot this summer, you might have to put your mind in the gutter. Comments (14).

This week’s hot food dish

Foodie-in-Chief: Everything’s coming up pad thai (and burgers, of course!) in this week’s roundup of tasty gossip. Plus, the biggest market news this side of the Brooklyn Flea. Comment.

It’s time to ‘Dine in Brooklyn’ starting next Monday

Dining: For Brooklyn foodies, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Comments (4).

Don’t give up! It may be Lent, but here are foods that we won’t do without

Dining: Mardi Gras is over, so the faithful are about to give up something for the 40 days of Lent. Comments (1).

Celebrate Egyptian freedom — at Gyro Station

Melting Pot: It’s a long way — literally and metaphorically — from Tahrir Square to Bay Ridge. Comments (1).

Purple Yam is one great place for Mardi Gras

Dining: Get the taste of the Caribbean this Carnival. Comment.

Our new food gossip columnist has the juice

Foodie-in-Chief: Great sandwiches, new burgers and a dearth of Aussie cuisine are part of Sarah Zorn’s menu this week. Comments (1).

Reviews: February, 2011

Get buzzed at the Brooklyn Booze Experiment on March 6

Dining: Nick Suarez and Theo Peck are at it again — this time, hosting a cookoff of foods involving booze. Nice. Comments (1).

Here’s the scoop — Van Leeuwen is open in Boerum Hill

Dining: Nature greeted the opening of the new Van Leeuwen brothers’ ice cream shop in Boerum Hill with a blast of cold, Canadian air. Boerum Hill greeted the brothers with a packed house. Comments (5).

Our chef offers ribs — the Brooklyn way

Prime Time: Joe Raiola from Morton’s sauces us up, but good! Comments (7).

A new American ‘Colonie’ opens — with your help — in the Heights

Dining: Maybe Al Gore should take credit for this restaurant. Comment.

Eat some crepe! There’s a Euro-style pancake joint on Seventh Avenue

Dining: It’s a cross-cultural crepe smackdown in Park Slope, where an Italian take on the traditional French pancakes promises to knock the socks — err, chaussettes — off even the most devout Francophile. Comments (5).

Slope’s Scalino reopens after two-day tax scare

Dining: The popular Seventh Avenue restaurant Scalino — shuttered by state authorities on Thursday — reopened on Saturday, apparently having paid a $230,000 sales tax bill. Comment.

‘Cause they’re the taxmen! Slope restaurant seized for non-payment! 

Dining: State finance authorities have forced Park Slopers to say “ciao” to a tasty-but-troubled Italian eatery, slapping bright orange “SEIZED” signs on the windows of Scalino for allegedly not paying taxes. Comments (4).

You’ll say yes to Nyonya, a palace of Malaysian cuisine

Melting Pot: The complex flavors and textures of Malaysian cuisine are relatively unknown, even in Brooklyn’s expansive culinary universe. Comment.

Building the perfect coffee snob

Dining: You don’t have to spend a lot of money at a coffeehouse, but you do need to spend a lot of money if you’re going to be a connoisseur. Comments (3).

It’s a Gimme! Coffee joint to expand

Dining: Gimme Coffee is ready to give us more! Comments (5).

Winging it! Life Cafe wins boro-wide chicken contest

Dining: The wing is dead, long live the wing! Comment.

Another big national burger chain bites the borough

Dining: And this Smashburger owner won’t waste his time with Manhattan. Comments (9).

A young buck in the land of the sandwich

Dining: There’s a new sandwich in town. Comments (8).

Hero worship! Here’s our guide to some other great sandwiches

Dining: In Southern Brooklyn, a super hero’s powers come not from a spider bite, extraterrestrial origins or a special metal flight suit, but from homemade mozzarella, cured meats and crusty bread. Comments (2).

It’s wall to wall balls in Williamsburg

Dining: Have a ball, Williamsburg! Comments (6).

New Park Slope restaurant’s got game 

Dining: Babysitters, beware — a new restaurant in Park Slope is about to cut into your business. Comments (12).

The best wings in the borough — this Saturday

Dining: The hardest thing in professional sports is repeating as Super Bowl champions — but it’s even harder to pull off a “two-peat” at the annual Best Wings in Brooklyn contest at Red Star in Greenpoint. Comments (5).

Fort Greene restaurant heats up as the weather gets cold

Dining: When the temperature drops, so does the price of Chez Oskar’s spiked cider! With video … Comments (4).

Reviews: January, 2011

Coffee, scones and capitalism at Crop to Cup

Dining: The “collective” management style has been replaced with real ownership at Crop to Cup’s new Third Avenue shop — and the coffee is even better. Comment.

Ox Cart Tavern a welcome addition to Ditmas Park

Dining: Fans of Ditmas Park’s Pomme de Terre may have rejoiced when a veteran of that kitchen took over the Newkirk Avenue spot earlier this fall. But don’t expect the same experience at the new Ox Cart Tavern. Comments (1).

You’ll say ‘Shalom’ about Joe’s Israeli chicken

Prime Time: Last year, my beautiful wife Abby and I visited her family in Israel. Comment.

Loreley hosts a real sausage festival this week

Dining: A restaurant pays tribute to the world of weiners. Comment.

Ecci pane! Italian food gods to open bakery on Kent Ave

Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: And they want to change your understanding of bread forever. Comments (8).

Chain chain chain — chain of burgers! Cheeburger Cheeburger coming to Park Slope

Dining: It’s the ultimate Park Slope good news/bad news story: The long-vacant Miracle Grill space on Seventh Avenue is finally about to reopen — but as a national burger chain with a very cheesy name. Comments (13).

Boro’s biggest jerk off at the Bell House

Dining: Get your mind out of the gutter — we’re talking about a beef jerky contest. Comments (1).

This week’s juicy food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: Dig in. Comments (1).

The unhappy meal! Hamburgers are Brooklyn’s new luxe food

Dining: All around the borough, this humble staple has become a big ticket item. Some are worth it — some are not. Comments (8).

And here are the burgers that won’t break the bank

Dining: If you’re hungering for a burger, you don’t always need to break the bank for a good one. We hit the borough and found some cheap — yet enormously satisfying — Brooklyn burgers, all for a Hamilton or less. Comments (5).

Empire wing of mind! Jay-Z invests big in Downtown chicken joint

Dining: He’s not a businessman; he’s a business, man — and that’s why rapper Jay-Z’s investment in Downtown’s newest wing joint has already put it on the map. Comments (15).

Na zdrowie! Polish cafeteria to get beer license

Dining: Greenpoint’s best-kept hole-in-the-wall Polish joint is about to become the Next Big Thing. Comment.

Cursed no more? New eatery in ‘Busy Chef’ space

Dining: The so-called “cursed” corner of 60 Henry St. in Brooklyn Heights may finally see its first new restaurant in more than two years — owners just applied for a liquor license under the name Bevacco. Comment.

Burger time! Morton’s chef shows you how its done

Prime Time: The burger is an American classic — but it’s not always so classic anymore. Comments (2).

Inside Brooklyn’s underground foodie scene

Dining: All it takes is a website, a dream, and one or two tables. Comment.

Reviews: December, 2010

What a pan! Celebrate Christmas with a Three Kings Day cake

Dining: Talk about “ringing” in the Yuletide season! Comment.

Joe Raiola’s London broil is a cut above

Prime Time: Learn how to make it yourself! Comments (4).

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