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Summer Ramen At Ganso

The last time I was at Ganso, in Downtown Brooklyn, I said that their vegetarian ramen was held back from greatness by being too salty. Well I’m here to tell you that the vegetarian version of their summer ramen, served … Continue reading

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Mushroom Bruschetta At Myrtle & Gold

My friend Damon (previously of the now-closed Elm) got a job at the new restaurant Myrtle & Gold, in Downtown Brooklyn, so we stopped by for dinner and cocktails. I got the mushroom bruschetta, and although it could have been … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts Alla Trippa Alla Romana

So I was watching a food travel show about Rome and they talked about the dish trippa alla romana — tripe in the Roman style. Traditionally this is a dish using cow or pig stomach, cooked down with white wine, … Continue reading

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Insa Pop-Up At Threes Brewing

The owners of the Good Fork, Red Hook’s venerable Korean restaurant, are opening a restaurant and karaoke joint in Gowanus. Although the official opening date hasn’t yet been announced, they offered a sample of their food at Threes Brewing a … Continue reading

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What Happened To The Red Hook Ball Fields?

The first time I ever went to the Red Hook Ball Fields was the final year before the city forced them into trucks. There were grills and makeshift stoves around the park, some of them under tarps but most spewing … Continue reading

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Raw Ramp Pesto

Hello again! I am back in Brooklyn, just in time for ramp season. Ramps, a variety of wild garlic that’s only available in early spring, explodes across the NYC food scene every year. And every year I buy a bunch, … Continue reading

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Gone Traveling…

Hello everyone! There won’t be any updates to the blog for a couple of months because I will be traveling outside of the country. If you want to keep up with what I’m doing, please follow me on Twitter, where … Continue reading

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