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  • Brooklyn Hot Dogs
    Whenever I'm motoring through the southern Gowanus Region I make it a point to dine el fresco at Brooklyn Hot Dogs. Their chili cheese dog is satisfactorily picante and the secret grilling technique leaves the dog with a crusty skin ready to burst in your mouth. Taking bets on the locals making it to ...
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  • Bacon Fat
    I’ve been makin’ bacon lately (not euphemistically) and have decided to collect and store the bacon fat to use for cooking. I’m looking for suggestions – anyone use bacon fat for cooking? I’ve tried it with scallops and they were good, but I’m not sure they were that much better than if I had used ...
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  • Bamboo vegetable steamers
    Hi All,

    I was going to get a metal steamer basket for steaming vegetables,
    but someone recommended that I go for a bamboo steamer like this:

    http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0001VQIYU/

    Does anyone know how a bamboo steamer works? Do you put it on
    some kind of a stand, or do ...
    Closed 97 views 4 comments    Jump to most recent comment by julius orange Brooklyn Eats
  • Petite Crevette in Carroll Gardens
    http://gothamist.com/2009/11/17/chef_throws_lobster_at_critical_din.php
    Closed 36 views 3 comments    Jump to most recent comment by whynot_31 Brooklyn Eats
  • Crockpot Ideas
    I have a new baby crockpot (1.5qt) and made my first recipe overnight:


    2 apples, sliced
    1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon
    1/3 cup (75 mL) brown sugar
    2 cups (500 mL) old-fashioned rolled oats
    4 cups (1 L) water
    pinch salt

    Mix together the apples, cinnamon and brown sugar in the ...
    Closed 106 views 25 comments    Jump to most recent comment by MOD Brooklyn Eats
  • The Grocery or Fragole?
    Having some friends from out of town, and I want to take them to a local favorite. Can anyone recommend Grocery or Fragole? or something else?
    Closed 56 views 2 comments    Jump to most recent comment by danielle123 Brooklyn Eats
  • Juniors Cheesecake?? Not so Yummy anymore huh...




    So, unless you like extra chocolate sprinkles on your strawberry cheese cake I would steer clear...

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  • Looking for recommendations>Apple picking near NYC by tra
    I've been searching online for orchards that aren't 2+ hours away, and the information overload is getting to me. Has anyone gone apple picking recently? Where did you go?

    There will be about 6-8 of us, all willing to take a train/cab (no one with a zipcar account, unfortunately) this Sunday. The ...
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  • Ballfields Vendor Wins The Vendys!
    (go brooklyn! go brooklyn!)
    http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2009/09/27/2009-09-27_brooklyn_couple_nab_top_prize_at_fifth_annual_vendy_awards_.html
    Closed 46 views 2 comments    Jump to most recent comment by MOD Brooklyn Eats
  • Tomatillos
    So, I keep seeing tomatillos at Rossman's and I want to buy some.

    First, what do I look for when picking one? Does it matter if that papery skin is on or off?

    Second, what are some easy (and I mean EASY) things I can do with them. If it includes words like ...
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  • Brew-shet-ta or bru-ket-ta???
    What the heck is the difference between all these red sauces in little jars -- bruschetta, tapenade, caponata, and ajvar?
    Closed 203 views 10 comments    Jump to most recent comment by anastasia beaverhausen Brooklyn Eats
  • Noodlemaking in Brooklyn's Chinatown
    Subject: Noodlemaking in Brooklyn's ChinatownAnyone been here? It's quite good and entertaining
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HF0gEd7LPVs
    Closed 84 views 3 comments    Jump to most recent comment by newcolonist Brooklyn Eats
  • Cucumber Salad Recipe Needed
    I want a simple cucumber salad. I can't remember if I used to use cider or white vinegar....or what else I put in it. HALP!
    Closed 81 views 13 comments    Jump to most recent comment by MOD Brooklyn Eats
  • Red Horse Cafe:Coffee, Espresso, Beer, Wine, Live Music, Art
    Visit our website for details about live music, featured artists, beer, wine and the best coffee and espresso around!

    http://redhorsecafe.ning.com/

    Great atmosphere, too.
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  • Another Good Meal on Cortelyou Road
    Cinco de Mayo Taqueria
    1202 Cortelyou Road
    Brooklyn, NY 11218
    718 693 – 1022


    There are now several good restaurants on Cortelyou Road., but perhaps the most underrated is Cinco de Mayo.

    This Taqueria appears as a simple working mans formica counter top dinner, but some one in the kitchen knows what ...
    Closed 47 views 1 comment Started by ditmas estates Brooklyn Eats
  • Naidre's Cafe, our espresso is now organic/fair trade too!
    Subject: Naidre's Cafe, our espresso is now organic/fair trade too!Naidre's Cafe has been working closely with the roasters of Porto Rico, to develop a hearty, organic/ft espresso roast, worthy of our customers! Our coffee is exclusively from Porto Rico and they have been roasting beans since 1907! We will soon be offering their beans for ...
    Closed 70 views 5 comments    Jump to most recent comment by danielle123 Brooklyn Eats
  • Grilled cheese milkshakes
    I just got out of the hospital and am craving a grilled cheese and a milkshake. Where can I get that in PS?
    Closed 81 views 7 comments    Jump to most recent comment by naidre'sparkslope Brooklyn Eats
  • nice kosher restaurant?
    I have guests coming to town and they only eat Kosher. Can anyone suggest a nice kosher place? Thanks!!
    Closed 105 views 9 comments    Jump to most recent comment by winnicot Brooklyn Eats
  • Who Knew?!? San Remo Pizzeria, a Restaurant Review
    1408 Cortelyou Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11226

    In Italy, practically every pizzeria has a sit down restaurant in the back room. They all serve pasta and they almost all are great places for dinner. The food is carefully cooked, the portions large and the prices much lower than the Restorante’s or the Trattoria’s.
    San ...
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  • Eating cheaply on Avenue U - 3
    New Star Restaurant (Dim Sum)
    1217 Avenue U
    Brooklyn, NY

    718 998 –0350

    Yes, I am a Dim Sum fanatic, but who can blame me. This Chinese brunch ritual is wonderful and New Star impressed me.

    New Star has expanded and this has given them the ability to present a huge ...
    Closed 38 views 1 comment Started by ditmas estates Brooklyn Eats
  • WEDS! Eat @iCi - all proceeds go to Added-Value Red Hook
    this just in the email box...
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    Closed 42 views 1 comment Started by pitu Brooklyn Eats
  • More Pollen
    Does anyone know how Dill Pollen is used? I'm thinking Pitu, Sweet Tea, Mamacita & Carnivore might know. But I will take anyone's advice or knowledge.
    Closed 53 views 6 comments    Jump to most recent comment by pitu Brooklyn Eats
  • A dirty bar cleans up its act
    773 Coney Island Avenue –Bar Lounge

    There is an old story that the Police from the 70 precinct used to eat at Georges Diner not only because the food was good and cheap, but also because it was only a few doors down from 773 Bar Lounge and they could easily fill their quota ...
    Closed 46 views 2 comments    Jump to most recent comment by jack krohn Brooklyn Eats
  • $2 dinner at bristen's tonight
    Subject: $2 dinner at bristen's tonight...if you purchase it with your unemployment debit card.

    4-8pm tonight.

    bristen's is on franklin between st johns and sterling.

    i think you're supposed to make a reservation, since the place is small.


    646.393.9422

    bristenseatery@yahoo.com
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  • $25 Complete Easter Dinner @ The Spot (417 Prospect Pl)
    Easter Special
    Choice of one each... Appetizer, Entree and Dessert.
    $25 per person

    Appetizers (Choose One)
    Caeser or House Salad
    Fried Calamari with spicy marinara sauce or tartar sauce
    Mozzarella Sticks served with marinara sauce

    Entrees (Choose One)
    NY Sirloin steak with mashed potatoes and spinach
    Grilled Atlantic Salmon with mashed potatoes and ...
    Closed 73 views 1 comment Started by nj604 Brooklyn Eats
  • A lively place in dreary downtown Brooklyn
    Taino Soleil
    121 Livingston Street
    718 858 8778
    www.tainosoleil.com

    O.K. rainy weekday nights on Livingston Street, downtown Brooklyn, are hardly lively, but someone has taken a lot of time, care and consideration in the opening of Taino Soliel, an upscale Caribbean restaurant. You get into the festive mood almost immediately with live plants, a ...
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  • Roti
    Have a serious craving for good roti lately. Interested in where you guys think is best, preferably for lunchtime. Know there was a discussion on this a while ago (been lurking on here for a while). As I recall the lady that ran the consensus best place -Gloria's or Glenda's, can't quite remember - ...
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  • Good take out, bad eat in
    Village Gyro
    1000 Cony Island Avenue
    718 421 0505

    The food at Village Gyro is freshly made, healthy, and the portions are large. This is a very inexpensive place to eat. Pakoras are sold by the pound for four dollars a pound. A pound of Pakoras is all you could possibly eat and easily ...
    Closed 41 views 1 comment Started by ditmas estates Brooklyn Eats
  • Ballfields vendor opens restaurant in Sunset Park
    woo hoo!
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/605702
    :D
    Closed 50 views 2 comments    Jump to most recent comment by MOD Brooklyn Eats
  • Eating Cheap on Avenue U Brooklyn, NY
    Triple Z
    1410 Avenue U
    718 382 4328

    With Ducks and half pigs hanging in the window, there is no doubt that this is an authentic Chinese eating place.
    There are lunch specials as cheap as $ 4 and the food is very fresh, as there is a major Chinese market ...
    Closed 186 views 2 comments    Jump to most recent comment by ditmas estates Brooklyn Eats