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Inspired by a friendship founded on weekly dinners in Flushing and a trip to Taiwan, Chef Trigg Brown and Partner Josh Ku have joined forces to introduce what they’re describing as Taiwanese-American soul food with their soon-to-be-opened restaurant, Win Son. Located on the corner of Graham and Montrose, the pair aims to improve an underserved market, combining elements of authentically Taiwanese food with an experimental approach. But in a way, this approach is inherently Taiwanese....
Flakey, doughy, fluffy, gluten-filled perfection—or, in a word, biscuits. But not all biscuits are created equal, of course. Some are flat and dense, some fluffier, seeking to scrape the skies. Whatever your predilection, the southern staple populates many a brunch menu, and in diverse forms. Plus, the bagel of the South (or are bagels the biscuits of the North?), transforms into a rich meal when paired with gravy, the Bonnie and Clyde of brunch,...
After years of hearing “you should really open a store in Brooklyn,” Alan Cancelino finally did just that. House of La Rue, which opened three months ago in the Loom Shops in Bushwick, actually came to life seven years ago in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Born out of the need to supply “a tiny, artsy, gay tourist mecca at the tip of Cape Cod that explodes with color every summer” with wares, House of La Rue...
Greenpoint is now home to North Brooklyn’s best authentic Greek restaurant. Situated on the charming corner of Franklin and Huron, Mr. Souvlaki—which takes it name from an establishment the owners’ parents operated in Brooklyn Heights years ago—takes a no-frills approach to Greek food. “I think when people try to make Greek food trendy or high-end, it’s not really authentic” Stavros says, “When I think of Greek food it’s mezethes.” Mezethes are the Hellenic equivalent of tapas,...

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