Category Archives: Brooklyn

The Elm, Brooklyn New York

The Elm Black Olive Financier with Yuzu Ricotta Complimentary Eric Bordelet “Sidre Tendre Doux” 2011 French Rye Baguette with Salted Cultured Butter Margarita Foie Gras – Concord Grape Gelee, Peanut, Ginger with Brioche Gnudi – Scallop Tom Yum, Baby Leek, … Continue reading

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OddFellows Ice Cream Co, Brooklyn NY

OddFellows Tastes – PB&J, Sprinkles,EVOO, Thai Iced Tea, Spiced Cherry, Apple Cider Chorizo Caramel and Burnt Caramel on Waffle cone Buttermilk Spiced Apple and Maple Bacon Pecan in a bowl Whether on vacation or back at home it takes something … Continue reading

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Sweet Chick, Brooklyn NY

Sweet Chick Chicken n’ Waffles Carolina Cheese Grits Sticky Bun Pastry Plate – Banana Bread, Corn Muffin, Asian Pear Coffee Cake, Pumpkin Cranberry Loaf, White Chocolate Cranberry Scone Iced Coffee Located in one of the trendiest sections of already trendy … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Channel, Brooklyn NY

Buttermilk Channel Honey Butter Popovers Maple and Bacon Roasted Almonds Caputo’s Handmade Mozzarella with Basil and Anchovy Sauce Cornbread with Chile-Lime Butter Cheese Plate with Toast, Honey, and Pickled Dates Mustard Glazed Grilled Bacon Foie Gras and Country Ham Terrine … Continue reading

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Waffle & Wolf, Brooklyn NY

Waffle and Wolf Banana Pudding, Candied Walnuts, Cherries, Dark Chocolate Ganache on a Cornmeal Waffle Brooklyn Roasting Company Coffee (free w/ Yelp Checkin) Brought to my attention by the manager at Las Vegas’ Crepe Shack & Waffles, Waffle & Wolf … Continue reading

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Egg, Brooklyn NY

Egg Eggs Rothko – Easy-cooked egg in a slice of Amy’s brioche and topped with Grafton cheddar. Served with broiled tomatoes and Col Bill Newsom’s Ham Buttermilk Biscuit with Fig Jam French Toast – 2 slices of Amy’s brioche with … Continue reading

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Peter Pan, Brooklyn NY

Peter Pan Red Velvet Classic Cruller Sour Cream Old Fashioned Perhaps the least ‘hip’ doughnut shop in the land of hipsters and hip doughnut shops like Dunwell, Dough, and Pies n’ Thighs there is a whole lot of charm a … Continue reading

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Allswell, Brooklyn NY

Allswell Coffee Pecan Pancakes Crispy Chicken Sandwich ‘Hipster’ and ‘cute’ were never really words I associated until I walked into Bedford Avenue brunch and dinner spot Allswell on a warm Monday morning only to find the relative newcomer playing The … Continue reading

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Baked, Brooklyn NY

Baked Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Bar Millionaire Bar with Chocolate, Sea Salt, Caramel, Shortbread Lemon Blueberry Scone Cinnamon Roll Chocolate Cupcake Cinnamon Coffee Cake Located in Red Hook and a bit of a hike from the nearest Subway it was a … Continue reading

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Four & Twenty Blackbirds, Brooklyn NY

Four and Twenty Blackbirds Malted Chocolate Pecan and Salted Caramel Apple Owned and operated by Melissa and Emily Elsen, there are really only a few things one needs to know about Four & Twenty Blackbirds. #1) The small shop in … Continue reading

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Gwynnett Street, Brooklyn NY

Gwynnett Street Same Same But Different – Cana Brava Rum, Coconut Palm Sugar, Thai Basil, Lime Puntarella – Blood Oranges, Pistachio, Olive, Padron Pepper Whiskey Bread with Cultured Butter Chicken Liver – Chestnut, Apple, Mushroom Stinging Nettle Soup with Clams, … Continue reading

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Franny’s, Brooklyn NY

Franny’s Fried Polenta with Mustard Greens, Prosciutto Cotto, Egg Tomato and Buffalo Mozzarella Pizza Unfortunately unable to visit Franny’s before the relocation the new space at 348 Flatbush proved perfect for pre-game bites prior to a Nets game at Barclays … Continue reading

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St. Anselm, Brooklyn NY

St. Anselm Quattro Mani “Toh-Kai” 2008 from Primorie Slovenia Pan Fried Mashed Potatoes Three Eggplants – Thai, Italian, Japanese with Chevre Bobo Chicken – Tea Brined and Grilled House made Vanilla Ice Cream with Pork Cracklin’ Brittle and Chocolate Sauce … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Pizza, Brooklyn NY

Williamsburg Pizza The Brooklyn Slice – Grande Mozzarella and Tomato Sauce Pear Grandma – Fresh Mozzarella, Walnuts, Gorgonzola Not a native New Yorker I’ve never really understood the appeal of “The Slice” but based on good word of mouth I … Continue reading

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Runner + Stone, Brooklyn NY

Runner and Stone Almond Croissant Apple Turnover Pistachio Financier Named for the stones of a traditional mill and featuring breads, pastries, and viennoisseries along with coffee at breakfast Runner and Stone would be the last Brooklyn stop on our morning … Continue reading

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Bien Cuit, Brooklyn NY

Bien Cuit Maple Yam Danish Almond Croissant Located in the Boerum Hill section of Brooklyn and now expanding as far as Manhattan I’d original heard about Chef Golper and his bakery, Bien Cuit, from a friend. A relative of the … Continue reading

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Almondine, Brooklyn NY

Almondine Raspberry Beignet Raspberry Streusel Muffin Almond Croissant Madeline Rebuilt in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and long neglected on previous trips to New York Almondine would be the first stop on an early morning pastry jaunt with a friend … Continue reading

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[lost meals] Dunwell Doughnuts and Dominique Ansel [2], New York NY

The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the Los … Continue reading

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Blanca at Roberta’s, Brooklyn NY

The Gist: Roberta’s is a hip pizza place in Brooklyn – at least to the majority of its patrons – but to those in the know it is so much more and in March of 2011 I had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Breakfast, Pastries, and Coffee, New York NY

Like most of my vacations, and particularly those to New York, the three meals a day plan simply was not going to cut it – not with a list of twenty eight places to explore – and as such some … Continue reading

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