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Niko Krommydas

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It's no surprise to me: I demonstrated great courage by confronting and consuming the ghoulish group of Ghost Bottles that were served at a jovial event celebrating Garrett Oliver's 20th anniversary as Brooklyn Brewery's brewmaster in 2014. The bash was part of Brooklyn Brewery's annual series, Dinner Party, which is helmed by its chef and head of culinary programming, Andrew Gerson. A native of Philadelphia and a graduate of Italy's University of Gastronomic Sciences, Gerson elevates the traditional...
I'm not much of a writer But I want to do it I'm gonna do it It's a great idea I'll get you it soon - Cheers! Jimmy Carbone has sent me a string of late-night texts, a seemingly unprompted burst of inspired thoughts that I'm initially unable to decode while stumbling from the bedroom to the bathroom a few hours before sunrise. That afternoon, though, following a few cups of coffee, I remember: Before appearing as a guest...
As the culmination of Cider Week NYC, Bad Seed Cider, the legendary band once described by the Appleternative Press as a "fabulously fruity force incessantly redefining the boundaries of orchard opera," released its latest album, No Seed Till Brooklyn. The new nine-song collection, which I pretended to play in its entirety several dozen times before writing this exhaustively comprehensive review, opens with "Fruit of the Loon," a hazy, psychedelic ode to the Golden Delicious cultivar...