Food

Pickling and fermenting. For all the Brooklyn stereotypes, in the right setting, these can still be rather impressive ways of preparing food. Though two chefs who spoke at Taste Talks Brooklyn on Saturday developed many of their techniques in a lab, they were not there to wow the audience with fussy food prep. Will Horowitz, owner of Ducks Eatery and Harry & Ida's, and his friend Jaime Young, chef and co-owner of Sunday in Brooklyn, have much loftier...
When Dana Cowin sat down with Dan Barber for a "Fireside Chat" at Taste Talks Brooklyn—a sister festival to both Northside Festival and Brooklyn Magazine—on Saturday, she acknowledged that a talk about the chef's work to make food more sustainable and less wasteful food have been too dark. Instead, the former Food & Wine editor declared that she would push the Blue Hill chef toward the sunshine—and he was more than happy to oblige. "Environmentalism asks...
While the tiny, tricky-to-access Columbia Waterfront District may have supported some of the borough’s longest-running establishments (centenarian Ferdinandos, 15-year-old Alma, 12-year-old Petite Crevette), and convinced patrons to walk a mile from the nearest subway to wait two hours for vinegar cocktails and fish sauce wings, the neighborhood is anything but a sure bet for restaurants. TV infamy wasn’t enough to buoy Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen, and though Andy Ricker may be the beneficiary of...
The Tilda All Day team may have gone through an acrimonious divorce, but they haven’t called it quits with Clinton Hill. And for diners determined to take a neutral stance, there is ample incentive to support both sides. Otway walked away with the sun-soaked corner space and original talent in the split, while Golda kept the essential concept—an all-day café specializing in sumptuously plated egg dishes and intricate breakfast pastries. At the recently launched latter, owner...

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