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Reviews: December, 2012

Sweet charity

Dining: New York City’s top pastry chefs banded together and dished out their finest treats to help rebuild DUMBO’s Sandy-shuttered Almondine Bakery. Comments (1).

Krescendo hits the right notes

Dining: With a blood-orange facade and Edison-style bulbs hanging inside rusted industrial whisks in the tall and welcoming front windows, the decor of the new Neapolitan pizzeria Krescendo in Boerum Hill is much like the joint venture that brought it to life — a combination of old school Brooklyn and authentic Italian passion. Comments (2).

Hunter’s finds mark in Cobble Hill

Dining: There’s something Brooklyn about this place. Comment.

Reviews: October, 2012

Enjoy Monday, bloody Monday at Fort Greene’s new butchering class

Dining: A restaurant in Fort Greene is offering a class on butchering large, medium, and small animals. Comments (4).

Marco Polo gets facelift: Major makeover for classic Italian eatery

Changing Brooklyn: The owners of a legendary Italian restaurant are saying “Ciao!” to their old-school, fresco-lined dining room and reinventing the eatery to fit into Carroll Gardens’s hip dining scene. Comment.

Tricky treat! Do or Dine’s George McNeese dishes out a dessert recipe

Dining: Get just as creative about your cooking as you are with your Halloween costume with this recipe from Do or Dine’s George McNeese, one of the most talented chefs in the city. Comment.

Barclays Center concession will serve organic, gluten-free food

Atlantic Yards: Judging by the menu, it really is Brooklyn’s arena. Comments (23).

A few good ramen: The top five places to get creative ramen dishes

Dining: Sweater weather is noodle-slurping season — and with ramen shops popping up across the borough, Japan’s comfort food is the perfect cure for the cold. Comments (21).

Reviews: September, 2012

Ciao, Chio! New Italian eatery goes carb-core on Columbia Street

Dining: You won’t find anything resembling chicken parmesan in Italy — or on the menu at a new Italian eatery in the Columbia Street Waterfront District. Comments (1).

Meat and greet! New eatery Pork Slope goes whole hog

Dining: There are other eateries like it, but this one may have you calling it your own. Comment.

Matzo ball ramen? Yep, it exists

Dining: Your bubby was wrong: there is something better than matzo ball soup. Comments (1).

Reviews: August, 2012

Foodies devour semi-fertilized duck eggs in Downtown eating contest

Dining: Move over Cool Hand Luke! Comments (7).

How many partly developed duck eggs can you eat in a minute?

Dining: Make like Cool Hand Luke, only cooler, in this fertilized duck egg eating contest. Comments (2).

Do or Dine chef wins TV show, our hearts, and our stomachs

Dining: A young Bedford-Stuyvesant chef has staked his reputation on something as boring as a Caesar salad — and it worked. Comments (2).

Long-term parking: Kimchi Taco food truck gets permanent address

Dining: Everything you thought you knew about kimchi is about to change. Comments (1).

Culinary peaks, long waits

Dining: A quaint, current, and affordable miracle of a restaurant in Williamsburg, like all good things, has a long waiting list. Comment.

Reviews: July, 2012

London Olympics guide: How to root for Brits in Brooklyn

Dining: We’re all very proud of Michael Phelps and the other Americans heroically competing in sports we don’t normally care about, but it wouldn’t be the Olympics without cheering guiltlessly for some other country’s team. Comments (2).

Would you drink these libations inspired by the Gowanus Canal?

Dining: Naming your establishment after a local landmark is one thing, but taking the more than undrinkable Gowanus Canal as the impetus for a beverage — and serving it up to patrons — is walking a line between the playfully ironic, and plainly daring. Comments (1).

Park Slope pub serves Twix bars wrapped in prosciutto

Dining: A Park Slope bar is serving up an appetizer that combines the sweetness of dessert with the saltiness of Italian deli meat. Comments (47).

Reviews: June, 2012

Monte’s — Brooklyn’s oldest Italian eatery — celebrates 1st birthday

Dining: Monte’s has been a household name in Brooklyn for more than a century, but its first birthday party — yes, you read that right — was a celebration for the ages. Comments (3).

Surf and turf: Red Hook crab shack and minigolf course putts it all on the table

Dining: A rustic new crab shack in Red Hook is serving up mini-golf alongside buckets of fresh fare — and seafood loving Brooklynites are already shelling it out for the new summertime destination. Comments (13).

Green point in Greenpoint! McGolrick Park gets farmers market

Dining: Lazy Sundays are becoming grazing Sundays in Greenpoint thanks to a new farmer’s market at McGolrick Park. Comments (6).

Cake topper: Park Slope pastry chef wins big in frosting art contest

Dining: This Park Slope pastry chef takes the cake. Comments (1).

It’s food gossip time!

Foodie-in-Chief: Cobble Hill uses its noodle, Park Slope readies for pork, and Williamsburg’s on a roll (sushi and otherwise) in this weeks roundup of Brooklyn-centric, food-tastic gossip! Comment.

Log in and dine out at this web-influenced food festival

Foodie-in-Chief: Turns out there are some tasty reasons to air your amateur opinions on Yelp — namely an exclusive food festival. Comments (1).

Get hooked up! ‘Community supported fishery’ connects fishermen to foodies

Dining: Farm to table? Try ocean to table. Comments (4).

Borscht brunch: Loosen your belt for Russian food in Bushwick

Dining: In Russia they eat brunch, too. Comment.

New Italian market opens in Bay Ridge

Foodie-in-Chief: A new Italian specialty store is coming to Bay Ridge this August. Comment.

It’s food gossip time!

Foodie-in-Chief: Williamsburg plays chicken and Prospect Heights raises the standard on subs, but it’s Park Slope’s cups that truly runneth over in this week’s edition of incredible edible gossip. Comment.

Modern Heights chef takes on traditional Italian fare

Foodie-in-Chief: Transforming traditional dishes into haute cuisine can be a tightrope act. Comments (3).

Recipe: How to cook fish skewers with spinach, beet mashed potatoes, and pea sauce

Foodie-in-Chief: Branzino or stripped bass, one 10 oz filet portion per serving Comment.

Sounds weird, tastes wonderful

Dining: It’s not quirk for quirk’s sake — it tastes amazing, too. Comment.

Reviews: May, 2012

It’s social feedia

Dining: Brooklyn foodies enjoyed a Facebook-inspired dining experiment in a Bushwick gallery. Comments (1).

Molecular menu at Williamsburg restaurant

Foodie-in-Chief: An el Bulli-schooled chef is bringing bite-sized concotions to the spacious My Moon. Comments (4).

How you can ‘friend’ your food

Foodie-in-Chief: Don’t just eat and run — log in and interact with your local restaurant or food-truck to get the most out of your dining experience. Comment.

It’s food gossip time!

Foodie-in-Chief: Gowanus and Greenpoint get baked, Red Hook goes terminal, and Bay Ridge is done with the club scene but all about charcuterie in this week’s Blue Plate special of gossip! Comments (1).

Boro’s ramen men unite

Dining: The greatest minds of Brooklyn’s Japanese culinary scene are getting together to host a series of very special dining events. Comment.

It’s food gossip time!

Foodie-in-Chief: Chew on this week’s most mouth-watering food news — including talk of a take-out Habana Outpost expansion. Comments (1).

Reviews: April, 2012

New restaurant shows off Hudson Valley cuisine

Dining: A Williamsburg eatery is taking its influences from upstate, not overseas. Comment.

War on brunch: W’burg group fights to stop Sunday morning sidewalk dining

Dining: A North Brooklyn civic organization is waging a war on brunch — pressuring restaurants in one of the city’s mimosa-strongholds to open later, hush their patrons, and keep their diners inside. Comments (3).

It’s food gossip time!

Foodie-in-Chief: The latest and greatest in Brooklyn restaurant news. Comment.

Burpy slurpees! New restaurant serves up boozy slushies

Dining: An acclaimed chef is serving up Thai-inspired “beer slushies” — a cool adult spin on the classic 7-Eleven style kiddie treat. Comment.

Bites of spring: Your guide to enjoying the tastes of the season

Foodie-in-Chief: Spring is here, so you can act like winter never happened and stop pretending you actually love root vegetables. Comment.

Season’s eatings: Try these recipes from James restaurant

Dining: Want to really veg out this spring? Comment.

Brooklyn’s Italian restaurants flooded by fake relatives, owners say

The Greatest Story Ever: Name-dropping customers who want hook-ups at Italian restaurants have a suspiciously and hilariously loose definition of “famiglia,” Brooklyn restaurateurs say. Comment.

Chez Moi is chez toi in Brooklyn Heights

Breaking Chews: A new French bistro hopes to become a meeting point where neighborhood foodies of all kinds can come together. Comments (2).

New Mexican: Lights on for DUMBO’s new Gran Electrica

Dining: Gran Electrica is adding a jolt to DUMBO’s oft-maligned food scene. Comment.

It’s food gossip time!

Dining: It’s out with the old and in with the Ethiopian in Carroll Gardens, while Park Slope and Sunset Park go seriously green in this week’s bumper crop of locally produced gossip! Comment.

Our food columnist infiltrates Brooklyn’s underground supper club

Dining: The first rule of NY Bite Club is that you don’t talk about NY Bite Club. So much for the first rule. Comment.

License to swill: W’burg food fest will start season dry

Dining: The Brooklyn Flea’s food festival won a major victory in its quest to serve booze outdoors on the Williamsburg waterfront this summer, but it’s triumphant return this weekend will be a dry one. Comment.

Thai gets real in Bay Ridge

Foodie-in-Chief: Bay Ridge is all lit up over Glow Thai — a new Southeast Asian eatery that has become a beacon of hope for what seemed like a cursed spot for restaurants. Comment.

Reviews: March, 2012

It’s gossip time!

Dining: Williamsburg goes fish, Gowanus gets a rub down, and a Park Slope sub shop hits the streets in this week’s balmy bite of springtime gossip. Comments (1).

Make way for fresh gefilte fish

Dining: This ain’t your grandma’s gefilte fish. Comments (4).

Go green: James Beard Award-winning cookbook author celebrates ‘Vegetables’

Dining: James Peterson doesn’t need to tell you twice to eat your vegetables — he makes them so delicious, you’ll forget they’re good for you. Comment.

It’s posher, not Kosher

Dining: Restaurants inspired by Jewish cuisine are serving completely amazing — and totally against the rules — fare. Comments (4).

This Ramone remains

Dining: Marky Ramone to play the old hits at the Bell House. Comments (4).

A conversation with Krauss

Dining: Brooklynite Nicole Krauss and Aleksandar Hemon celebrate European fiction. Comments (1).

Get ready to eat for cheap — Dine in Brooklyn is back again

Foodie-in-Chief: Dine In Brooklyn slashes the prices at some of the borough’s most finger-lickin’ restaurants. Comment.

Get your weekly slice of food gossip

Foodie-in-Chief: Matt and Allison Robicelli take the cake, Elizabeth Falkner is sweet on the Slope, and Smith Street gets it’s own crack at pie in this week’s sugary slice of down-home gossip. Comment.

Meat Madness: Slope hot dog shop pits franks against burgers

Foodie-in-Chief: At the end of this tournament, Park Slope will have a true top dog — unless the burger wins out. Comment.

Big flavor in a ‘petit’ package

Dining: This Bay Ridge restaurant is home-grown, literally! Comments (3).

New Sunset Park eatery boasts Italian dining, nearly naked women

Dining: Jaguar 3 is Sunset Park’s latest not-so-family restaurant. Comments (9).

Take a bite outta the Bridge!

Dining: New sandwich shop serves up open-faced tributes to Brooklyn’s national treasure. Comment.

Reviews: February, 2012

Burn baby burn!

Dining: For four nights in March, the Brooklyn Lyceum will be transformed into an infamous coal mining town with a haunted past, thanks to Ugly Rhino Productions, a booze-infused theater company with a pentient for putting on weird shows with tailor-made cocktails to match. Comments (4).

S’mac down! Gowanus plays host to gut-busting comfort food showdown

Dining: These cheesy noodles got especially brutal at this competitive cook-off. Comments (2).

This is what happens when Bay Ridge comes to Williamsburg

Dining: Care for a side of psychedelia with your sushi roll? Comments (6).

Make your own meatballs!

Dining: Hungry for meatballs? We bet you are. Check out these meatball recipes from two of Brooklyn’s beefiest chefs. Comment.

Choco-holic! This moonshine’s chock full of cocoa

Dining: When life gives you leftover cocoa husks, make chocolate moonshine! Comments (1).

Brussels sprout in Brooklyn

Dining: Mini cabbages have captured the hearts of the borough’s foodie community. Comments (1).

Kolache crazy!

Dining: Texan breakfast pastries make their way to Brooklyn. Comments (25).

Booze at Smorgasburg? Not yet, says W’burg civic group

Dining: The Williamsburg food festival Smorgasburg wants to add alcohol to the menu — but neighborhood leaders put that plan on ice. Comments (14).

Feel the love!

Dining: These tasty treats will fire up your mind, body and soul, just in time for the sexiest holiday of the year. Comment.

What’s an aphrodisiac?

Dining: Here’s a breakdown of the world’s sexiest eats. Comment.

Who cares about love? Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate

Dining: It’s the only holiday where grownups are allowed — nay, encouraged — to eat sweets with reckless abandon. Here are Brooklyn’s best sweet treats. Comment.

It’s gossip time!

Dining: Four area restaurants double down, Bed Stuy loses brisket, and Carroll Garden’s builds a better burger in this week’s scrumptious serving of gossip. Comments (2).

Is Columbia Street about to become the new Smith Street?

Dining: An award-winning chef will open the East Coast outpost of his acclaimed Thai restaurant in the waterfront neighborhood — and some locals are saying the new eatery could bring big changes to the geographically isolated community. Comments (13).

The sub standard!

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: It’s the greatest thing on sliced bread — literally. Comments (3).

What’s the special ingredient in Vinegar Hill House’s Caesar salad?

Dining: The King of Vinegar Hill puts the crunch in this beloved dish at his popular restaurant. Comments (2).

Reviews: January, 2012

The best places to chow down outside of Chinatown

Dining: When we asked our friends and sources where to find good Chinese restaurants outside of Brooklyn’s Chinatowns in Sunset Park, Bensonhurst, and Sheepshead Bay, the response was almost universally : “Oh … I don’t know.” Comments (9).

This week’s helping of food gossip!

Foodie-in-Chief: Our foodie-in-chief is back with a sizzling serving of the hottest openings, closings, and new arrivals in Brooklyn’s restaurant scene. Comments (1).

This ‘Top Chef’ is the real thing

Dining: We were already fans of Bravo’s “Top Chef Season 4” and “All-Stars” contestant Dale Talde going in — a fact we tried hard not to convey when interviewing him about Talde, his new Asian-fusion eatery on Seventh Avenue and 11th Street in Park Slope. Comments (1).

Not your average cup of joe — W’burg cafe treats java as art

Dining: There are coffee houses — and then there’s Toby’s Estate. Comments (2).

The pickle microcosm

Dining: These briny beauties represent the changing face of Brooklyn. Comments (1).

A ‘Pig’ fit for Kings!

Dining: A bourgeois staple comes to Cobble Hill. Comments (1).

Philly phlavor phinds phans in W’burg

Dining: A new cheesesteak truck is serving up meaty hoagies to hungry foodies in North Brooklyn’s primary snack corridor. Comments (3).

Va Beh is bene! New Park Slope eatery’s got one crave-worthy crostini

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Park Slope’s newest Italian restaurant serves one of the most authentic crostini this side of Milan — and there’s one reason why: owners brought the fresh, simple recipe straight from the food-centric city itself. Comment.

Argentinian eats with an Italian accent

Foodie-in-Chief: Who would have guessed that an Argentina-born Queens resident would become such a pioneer of Italian food in Brooklyn? Comment.

‘basik’ally delicious: Williamsburg’s new small plates spot a hit

Dining: It’s back to basics for a new suds, spirits and small bites bar on Graham Avenue. Comments (1).

Surf’s up: Ho’Brah’s tacos are a taste of California — in Bay Ridge!

Foodie-in-Chief: Hey bro — got a jones for some righteous SoCo-style eats? Make the drop into Bay Ridge, where Ho’Brah, Bay Ridge’s new surfer-inspired taco joint, is currently riding the sweet wave of success. Comments (2).

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