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Maybe we Americans have the wrong idea about barbecues, and September, not July, is the ideal time for outdoor grilling. At least that's what it felt like during the Taste Talks All-Star Cookout on Sunday, in Williamsburg's East River State Park. With little humidity and temperatures barely passing 70, the fires burning at 12 different food stations didn't make chefs wilt before our eyes. Plus, the smells wafting out at guests were 100 percent...
Since it opened in late 2014, Threes Brewing made waves in brewing and dining in Gowanus. Along with the in-house brewery, the original three owners planned to open an ongoing restaurant in its large space at 333 Douglas. But then, they weren't happy with how the food program was shaking out; so instead, they decided their kitchen would host a rotating cast of some of the best chefs and restaurants across the city—many of them based...
Now that Brooklyn butchers are pervasive enough to have become a trope, one of their strongest pioneers is finally settling into its own space. Since 2009, the Meat Hook has been offering up whole-animal butchery, solid produce, and generally rad vibes in East Williamsburg. This weekend, they moved on up—just around the corner, actually, to a larger and shinier space on Graham Avenue. The original space was a warehouse under the BQE shared with the...
Considering the innumerable obstacles inherent in jumpstarting a restaurant, it’s no wonder that half of one season’s most eagerly awaited openings invariably roll over into the next. And this winter, our continued anticipation of holdouts like Lilia, the Frederick Berselius project and Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen, is only equaled by our excitement about other, more recently announced ventures, from a Katz Deli outpost and a takeout spot from the Emily team, to yet another...

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