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We’re four days into Passover—are you burned out on matzo yet? If so, lay down those cream cheese and jelly “sandwiches,” and seek unleavened solace at the following Brooklyn spots; they are currently making magic with the spiritually significant flatbread. Blue Ribbon/Brooklyn Bowl Passover or no, the secret to Blue Ribbon’s acclaimed fried chicken (which actually inspired a dedicated, East Village restaurant) has always been the ultra-fine, exceptionally crunchy, matzo meal-based batter. 280 5th Ave., Park Slope; 61...
More than ever, people don't only want exceptional food, they want to connect to its origins, know the people who produce its ingredients, and those who assemble them into tasty dishes. As long as we're going that far, why not lift the curtain on the cooking process, too? In short, we want to feel as connected as possible to the things we eat (even if that means not actually cooking them ourselves). But often, restaurants...
When Jesus declared that man couldn’t live by bread alone, he obviously had a prescient vision of plastic baskets at red sauce restaurants, lined with foil-wrapped butter packets, and day-old, mass-produced loaves. But if he’d peeked just a bit farther into the future, he’d see that a local, whole grain movement would eventually lead to a full-on, pro-gluten renaissance—and the following Brooklyn eateries are leading up the charge. So ignore all admonitions about filling up...
We tend to think being a great value makes restaurants especially worthy of praise. Think true neighborhood places, where non-hedge fund types can be assured of an excellent meal and warm, attentive service, time and time again. And so, in 1995, Michelin created an honorific separate from their famous star system, a list of Bib Gourmands, denoting quality as well as wallet-friendly places, where two-courses plus wine and dessert can be had for $40...

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