Photography by Nicole Fara Silver Top Chef and Taste Talks alum Dale Talde is known for many things, but sugar coating his opinions isn’t one of them. When I mention I’ve been seeing a bunch of recent press coverage predicting Filipino food will be the next hot thing, he responds emphatically. “To me that’s bullshit,” he retorts, “I don’t give a shit if Filipino is the next thing. I’m not flying the flag. Our culture’s...
Jameson takes us behind the scenes to present 12 of Brooklyn's finest bartenders - the heroes who make it all happen. Learn about the hidden talents and signature drinks, tips beyond tipping, and even hear some of their best bar stories. This week's Bartender Spotlight: Chauncey Smith.  What tip would you give a new bartender that you wish you had known? When to shake and when to stir… You’d be surprised by how many people don’t know. What’s your...
Jameson takes us behind the scenes to present 12 of Brooklyn's finest bartenders - the heroes who make it all happen. Learn about the hidden talents and signature drinks, tips beyond tipping, and even hear some of their best bar stories. This week's bartender: Ben Mann.  What tip would you give a new bartender that you wish you had known? Wear supportive shoes! Like really invest in them. It’s more important than one would realize. What’s the first song...
For Pooja Bavishi, entrepreneurship runs in the family. Her father is an independent businessman in the textile industry, and her mother has worked alongside him for as long as Bavishi can remember. Making the the jump from undergrad studies in North Carolina, to fair housing and social enterprise work in DC, to business school in Manhattan, to making and selling ice cream in Brooklyn may not be a small feat—but Bavishi is pulling it...
While many of us were reeling in the wake of Trump’s election, Liz Alpern decided to take action. “I realized,” she said, “when you don’t know what to do, do what you know how to do.” So Alpern, who recently co-wrote The Gefilte Manifesto, a cookbook filled with the revamped traditional Jewish recipes she serves through her company The Gefilteria, got cooking. She created Queer Soup Night, a monthly fundraiser run out of Pel’s Pies...
Summer may be coming to an end, but it’s not too late for some al fresco feasting. Here we bring you the best places in Brooklyn to picnic in style and the provisioners who should be packing your knapsack. You’re welcome. Brooklyn Bridge Park & Sahadi’s (187 Atlantic Avenue) Picnic Basket: Hummus | Baba ghanoush | Stuffed vine leaves | Tabbouleh | Greek salad | Fried cauliflower | Falafel | Pita bread | Pistachio baklava | Fruit...

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