Peruvian Hits New Brooklyn Heights

Llama Inn brings the flavors of Peru to Williamsburg

If you hear a stampede in the distance, it’s not a herd of llamas; it’s…


The Four Horsemen Gallop In

LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy opens a new wine bar in Williamsburg

The real star of The Four Horsemen is the 200-bottle wine list…


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Say hello to the all-organic North Brooklyn Farms

The all-organic North Brooklyn Farms is is a place to walk your dog, stop by the…


Nice to matcha you

Stay warm with a cup of matcha this winter…


Upper Crust: Alternative Pizzas

Wish pizza didn’t leave you feeling like you ate a brick? Try the new trend: crusts…


Spirit Talk: Owney’s Rum

Think all rum comes from abroad? Think again: here’s a non-GMO version that’s being…


On Our Radar: Aska

This Scandinavian restaurant brings local, seasonal flavors to Williamsburg

New Williamsburg restaurant Aska’s ingredients are as local as possible—even the flowers on the tables…


A Radish Grows in Brooklyn

This Williamsburg gem is perfect for seasonal, locally-sourced, picnic-ready meals

Radish may be Williamsburg’s favorite spot for seasonal prepared foods, picnic necessities and local farms’ and…


Smorgasburg: Eating Clean at this Foodie Wonderland

This weekly Brooklyn pop-up has plenty to healthy food options

Smorgasburg is an artisanal food fantasy come to life: about 100 vendors sell freshly prepared foods, local…


It’s Picnic Season! Where to Go and What to Bring

Grab a friend and enjoy springtime weather with these three Brooklyn picnic options

Why not go outside for a breezy spring picnic? Pick up something healthy and delicious at one…


Breezy Spring Eats: Clean Plates’ Brooklyn Picks

Enjoy the springtime weather with these outdoor eating areas

With spring temperatures in the forecast, here are Clean Plates’ picks for restaurants with spaces under the…


Get Lucky at Pure Luck Tea Bar in Williamsburg

Founder Brett Lentine turns his travels into an organic kombucha bar

This new Williamsburg cafe serves organic kombuchas and teas…


From Pink Slip to Free Bread

Karen Freer turned getting fired into her own Williamsburg-based gluten-free bread business

The silver lining for Karen Freer after being fired from her administrative job last year? More baking…


On Our Radar: Gwynnett St.

This Williamsburg restaurant keeps things local, seasonal and creative

Gwynnett St.’s Chef Justin Hilbert uses local produce and hormone/antibiotic-free meats for his pared…


On Our Radar: Allswell

The former Chef de Cuisine at the Spotted Pig puts his stamp on a new Williamsburg gastropub

Chef Nate Smith, formerly Chef de Cuisine at The Spotted Pig, helms the kitchen at Allswell in…


3 Favorite Winter Dishes

These Brooklyn restaurants serve up comfort food that's heavy on the nutrition, not the calories

Three delicious dishes that are sure to comfort on a cold winter’s day…


CSAs for Commitmentphobes

These flexible CSAs bring farm-fresh goods to New Yorkers scared of commitment

A crop of local CSAs let you opt in on a weekly basis. Get groceries straight from…


Brooklyn Wok Shop Comes to Williamsburg

Plus: a recipe for poached skate from co-owners and couple Melissa and Edric Har

Williamsburg’s new Brooklyn Wok Shop offers classic Chinese takeaway upgraded with high-quality ingredients and a…