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Food & Drink Bella Gioia heirloom tomato salad
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If you’re looking for a way to savor the last days of summer in a few bites, you should head down to 4th Avenue’s Sicilian restaurant, Bella Gioia, and order yourself the heirloom tomato salad. Opened in April, the restaurant serves up chef and owner Nico Daniele’s updated version of his Italian family’s specialties, hoping to “bring Sicily
Events Gulten Free Takedown
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Calling all chefs! It’s time to test your cooking chops when you leave out the gluten. The first ever Gluten-Free Takedown is coming up on Sunday, August 24 from 2-4pm at The Bell House (149 7th Street), and they’re looking for a few good home cooks to participate. Anyone who enters a gluten-free dish will be
Food & Drink Dive In Gowanus via Gowanus Canal Conservancy
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This Friday, August 15, you can eat something delicious and know that you’re helping the Gowanus Canal. The Gowanus Canal Conservancy has teamed up with several restaurants for the second annual Dive In Gowanus, an event that aims to celebrate those restaurants and bring in some environmental and community initiatives to the area. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will
Business Shake Shack burger
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After about a year and a half since the announcement that Shake Shack would be opening on Flatbush Avenue, the space finally welcomed neighbors hungry for burgers and frozen custards on Sunday. In addition to the regular menu options that you’ll find in its locations from Madison Square Park to Russia, they’ve got some Brooklyn
Food & Drink Cemita's at Whole Foods
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The new home for Cemita’s Mexican Sandwiches & Tacos is now open in the prepared foods department of the Gowanus Whole Foods, but if you’re hoping to eat a lot of their sandwiches and tacos close to home, you’d better get down there soon, since they’ll only be in the space for three months. Founder Danny Lyu (pictured above on the
Food & Drink Littleneck dinner table
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It’s been almost three years since Littleneck helped change the way we think about seafood and the Gowanus Canal. And the cozy restaurant, located at 288 3rd Avenue, just a block away from the toxic Superfund waters, is still serving up some of the best fishy dishes in the neighborhood — which are worth a
Business 2 duck goose branzino.carrot
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After a few weeks of private tastings, 2 Duck Goose is finally ready to open the public for dinner at 400 4th Avenue, on the corner of 6th Street. The restaurant is the brainchild of three friends, Kay Ch’ien, Ben Pope, and Alex, who are beyond pleased to be able to present their creative take on
Events Vegan Chocolate Truffles by Emilie Hardman on Flickr
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Do you cook up some mean balls? And vegan ones, at that? Then there’s a cooking competition coming up this weekend that you should enter, because there’s a chance of winning some cold, hard cash. The NYC Vegan Cook-Off: Best Balls Competition from the skint will take place on Sunday, August 3 at 2pm at
Business 2 Duck Goose via FB
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As development continues to add height to buildings along 4th Avenue, it has also been adding some new interest for restaurants to the busy stretch of road, attracting businesses that didn’t use to mingle between the repair shops and car washes. And the newest venture hitting the street may be one of the most exciting
Business Ample Hills Gowanus, 305 Nevins Street at Union
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The new, giant outpost of the Prospect Heights ice cream shop Ample Hills officially opened today at 305 Nevins Street, on the corner of Union, and on a hot July day like today, it’s a can’t-miss for ice cream fans. The advantage to this space is certainly its 3,600-square-foot size, which allows them to manufacture on site. It’s
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