Brooklyn

The Classic Mai Tai: Made Two Ways

An old tiki favorite gets a new-Brooklyn twist
Mar 20, 2015 1:00 pm

Though perhaps not as often requested as the martini or the old-fashioned, the mai tai holds a special place in the cocktail canon. And as far as rum drinks go, it’s hard to think of a better representative of the spirit. Created by tiki legend Trader Vic in California in the 1940s, the mai tai had an original base of Jamaican and Agricole rums (both sugarcane-based), which is often disputed. But one thing that isn’t up for debate is that this drink should not be made in the sweet, frozen fashion that most beach bars can barely cobble together.

Guy Fieri's Trash Can Nachos, Elephant Feasts, Pizza Lobbyists

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 4, 2015 4:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it's news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Winemakers Bug Out About Pesticides, Palm Springs Gets Brooklyn Tacos, Juice Redux

Some cool stories from the day in food news
Mar 3, 2015 4:30 pm

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it's news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Take Root's Elise Kornack Challenges Convention, And Herself, At Every Turn

One of NYC's youngest, most artful chefs speaks out
Feb 5, 2015 10:00 am

At 28, Elise Kornack has done the unthinkable, creating a small restaurant that affords her time off to be with family and friends while still being important enough to win her restaurant, Take Root, fame and even a Michelin star. Here, the outspoken young chef talks about her unusual career track and why she left Manhattan's hottest kitchens to go it alone on a quiet Brooklyn street.

Ample Hills Celebrates The Super Bowl With Coffee, Cream Pie Flavors. They Ship!

Seahawks and Patriots flavors on offer this week
Jan 26, 2015 3:00 pm

Ample Hills Creamery is a popular Brooklyn ice cream shop that churns out a rotating menu of 24 small-batch, all-natural flavors featuring local, organic sweet and savory ingredients. While we'll always be biased towards the shops’ signature salted crack caramel flavor, we were pretty psyched to hear about two new options on offer for Super Bowl week. Check 'em out.

Black Tea And Rum: Providence Punch Recipe

This drink is suited for morning and evening hours
Jan 23, 2015 3:00 pm

Punch, as we know it, has five primary elements — alcohol, citrus, sugar, water and tea/spice — and since the 1600s, this delightful balance of flavors has been difficult to surpass. Similarly the daiquiri, with its trilogy of rum, lime and sugar, can be one of the most satiating and enticing drinks imaginable, when crafted by the right hand.

New York Barbecue Is Coming To Los Angeles

So Cal sandwich chain enlists Brooklyn pitmaster
Nov 18, 2014 2:30 pm

Mendocino Farms announced this week that it will be opening its own dedicated smokehouse facility in Los Angeles. And, which renowned pitmaster did the company choose to bring in as a consultant on the project? Not some dude in bib overalls from any of the usual BBQ hotspots. It's the guy with the fancy watch and suede Pumas: Brooklyn's own Billy Durney.

Go Hard: 15 Reasons Brooklyn Is Hotter Than Ever

BK guides, interviews, videos, recipes and more
Nov 13, 2014 3:00 pm

"[Insert city name here] is the new Brooklyn" has (sadly) become one of the most commonly used phrases in writing about up-and-coming areas around the country. Want to know what's not in the discussion to be crowned "the new Brooklyn?" Well, for starters, how about — um — Brooklyn? We've dug into our archives and present 15 of our favorite Brooklyn stories. Scroll through to find dining and drinking guides, interviews, venue profiles and local recipes.

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