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It seems easy to take the pulse of Hudson Jane in an instant, by pegging it as one of the new, slyly sanctimonious breeds of all-day, holistic lifestyle cafes. The Fort Greene eatery flaunts the neo-fjordic uniform of pristine pale wood and succulent pots, and take-home “provisions” run to bottles of Dona Chai, blocks of Grafton Village raw cheddar, and recyclable tubs of baked vegan tomato pasta. And until DOB-based struggles allow them to finally...
Yesterday, we learned from New York Magazine that the world’s oldest person, 116-year-old Susannah Mushatt Jones, lives in Brooklyn. Generally speaking, I think people who have inhabited Earth for any period nearing this number of years should be considered global treasures. Whatever they do, say, or think must, on some level, be valuable; time has proven things to them, perhaps all the more so because they have so little of it left. Same holds for people who live knowing...
While we couldn’t be further outside of the “everything’s better with bacon” camp (that battle cry alone is enough to make us want to switch to seitan), our defiant, all-American spirit was nevertheless aroused by recent studies, declaring bacon and other processed meats as carcinogenic, potentially cancer-causing agents, essentially as harmful as cigarettes. Bah! So if you’re ready to carpe arvina (seize the bacon, obvs), thumb your nose at naysayers with Mekelburg’s pork belly-topped...
We don’t tend to subscribe to the sentiment that everything’s better with bacon. But we’re fully aware that we’re very much in the minority, which is the reason events such as The Great Big Bacon Picnic exist—to appeal to the masses for whom there’s no greater pleasure than feasting on 100-some odd dishes, liberally larded with strips of cured and rendered pork. Taking place this weekend in Williamsburg’s old Pfizer factory, the indoor-outdoor porcine celebration...

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