All summer and fall of 2013, the Local Pickins crew eagerly looked on as a little Brooklyn, NY-based CSF called ‘Mermaid’s Garden’ waged an impressive Kickstarter campaign, with the goal of raising enough funds to open up their very own brick and mortar location. We were rooting for them not just because Brooklyn is in dire need… Read More Braise, Roast, Fry: Cookin’ Fish with Mermaid’s Garden
Cookbooks by artisan food makers the darlings in the publishing arena nowadays, and the passion I have for chocolate had me recently racing over to Central Bottle + Provisions to meet, greet and eat with the masterminds behind Mast Brothers Chocolate. Although I originally knew Central Bottle as a wine shop, I delight upon continually… Read More Favorite Food Fridays: So much more than bottles at Central Bottle!
Most foodies have a favorite place – that bakery, food truck, or gelateria that you crave as a celebratory indulgence on your best days, as edible solace on your worst days, and as a daily treat on, well, every other day. If you’re lucky, your treasured spot is conveniently located somewhere along the path of… Read More Favorite Food Fridays: Brooklyn Babycakes