|The View from Brooklyn: Not so shiny, says Paper Magazine.|
The L Magazine's Sarah Zorn searches high and low for the best of Brooklyn on a plate, from $1 tacos al pastor to a $45 porterhouse steak at Peter Luger.
Behind the Scenes at Brooklyn Brew Shop [Village Voice]
A video feature on the team behind Brooklyn Brew Shop, the online beer making and supplies store, and their plans to open EST Brew Company.
Saul Bolton's Acclaimed Restaurant Saul Reopens Tonight in the Brooklyn Museum [Eater NY]
The 14-year Smith Street institution makes a splash by reopening in the Brooklyn Museum. Will Saul's food be as critically acclaimed as the art in the museum's galleries?
Beer Nerd Alert: Glorietta Baldy Opens in Bed-Stuy Tonight [Brooklyn Based]
The team behind Dolores and Owl Farm in Park Slope bring serious brews to Bed-Stuy, a neighborhood quickly becoming one of the borough's food/drink destinations.
Note from Kim: "F*ck Brooklyn. I (Still) Love New York" [PaperMag]
Kim Hastreiter loses her last bit of credibility, and coolness, with a defense of Manhattan and a FUCK YOU to Brooklyn: "Survival in post-gentrified New York has now taken on a whole new meaning when a burger costs 15 bucks and a downtown one bedroom (sans the tranny hookers working the block) can be almost $4,000 a month or $1.5 million to buy. It's not surprising you still have to be one tough motherfucker to stay alive in this shark tank." Um, right.
Carlo Mirarchi On the Roberta’s Cookbook and Bushwick’s Neighborhoodization [Bedford+Bowery]
Roberta's releases a cookbook 6 years into their landmark restaurant which has helped define Bushwick in more ways that one. Great insights into the restaurant's early days — did you know that for the first year they had only butane burners and toasters to cook with (but oh, how Bushwick of them that was!).