FiTR has recommended where to eat at outside Barclays Center, but there's a whole host of places to eat inside the arena, too, including many counters and carts offering nachos, hot dogs, hamburgers, and hot wings. More interesting, perhaps, are such Brooklyn foodie favorites as Calexico, L & B Spum ... More >>
Luna Sur Latin Bistro opened last week in Hell's Kitchen. The menu features Latin flavors with a mix of Peruvian, Spanish, Mexican, and Cuban dishes like empanadas, tacos, croquettes, and arroz con pollo. The restaurant will host a DJ on the weekends during "Latin Brunch," and a back patio is open t ... More >>
You're about to ascend the stairs from the subway to the new Barclays Center, where you'll attend a show you've been anticipating for some time. But you've left yourself time to eat first. Where can you get a great meal, either sitting down or on the fly, within easy walking distance of the venue?
This weekend Prospect Park will host Great GoogaMooga, a festival that brings together some of New York's best restaurants and musicians from New York (disco technicians Escort; bouncy Brooklyn rockers Fort Lean) and outside the city (Saturday's headlined by the hip-hop polyglots The Roots, while Su ... More >>
The calm before the storm: first session attendees line up outside Bell House around 1pm.
Saturday, Bell House hosted the second annual Beer for Beasts, a charity event jointly sponsored by Brooklyn's Sixpoint Brewery and Boston's Beer Advocate. The event benefited The Humane Society of New York. ... More >>
The festival featured 20 unique beers created for the occasion, plus a slew of Sixpoint standards.
Saturday, Boston's BeerAdvocate and Brooklyn's Sixpoint Brewery collaborated to stage a benefit for the Human Society of New York. There were over 600 attendees in each of two sessions, one aft ... More >>
Yikes! The bland guacamole tastes mainly of oregano, and it's expensive, too.
Few food carts have been ballyhooed as much as Calexico's, which show up on a regular basis in Soho, Williamsburg, and Brookyn Bridge Park. In fact, they won a Vendy award in 2008. Inevitably, these purveyors of Ca ... More >>
Please enjoy Live at Nuremberg, a free full-length live album from Calexico, perhaps America's finest border-crossing indie-rock band, who're playing City Winery Monday and Tuesday of next week and will offer both gorgeous Latin-rock-flavored jams (request "Black Heart") and, you'd have to th ... More >>
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Brooklyn duo Buke & Gass play homemade Frankenstein instruments that make beautiful and wild sproinging sounds--Arone Dyer's "buke" is a modified baritone ukelele; Aron Sanchez's "gass" is a mutant ... More >>
atigerinthekitchen.comComing to Manhattan Avenue in August.Not even a year after they opened their first storefront on the Carroll Gardens-Red Hook border, Calexico's owners are planning a northward expansion to Greenpoint.
Now with lobster rolls, organic ice cream.In March, the newly constructed Brooklyn Bridge Park was launched with a ceremony at Pier 1 attended by a lot of city politicians who stood around shivering in the drizzling rain. It was but a prelude to sunnier and more well-fed times: today, the Bro ... More >>
The Dos Toros mascot.Leo and Oliver Kremer moved to New York from Berkeley one year ago. Their reason for moving? "We want to change the burrito landscape," Leo says simply. The brothers (whose last name is pronounced "Kray-mer") soon found themselves exploring the commercial landscape of Fou ... More >>
snackish.comWhen the Dessert Truck closed earlier this month thanks to a problem with its mobile vendor's permit, fans of the high-falutin' food truck wept at the prospect of a world without bacon custard sauce and brioche donuts. But according to owner Jerome Chang, they should dry their eye ... More >>
Arlie John CarstensDarin (left) and Greg (right) BresnitzHow do twin DJs itching to get into the New York food scene go about doing so? you might ask. Simple. Just Google "hipster chefs in New York" and one name is sure to pop up: Sam Mason.
"We just called him up and said, 'Hey, you don't k ... More >>
Right: pollo asado tacos; Left: pulled pork tacos
Calexico, the brick-and-mortar outpost of a popular, Vendy-award-winning taco/burrito truck in Soho, opened last Tuesday, and was packed to the gills last night, overflowing with hipsters chugging Jarritos. There are a few tables, and a window to ... More >>