It's late at night, and you find yourself in the heart of Williamsburg with a gaggle of hipsters group of friends. As per usual once it's past dinnertime, all you can think about is sugar. But everyone else in the party wants one thing and one thing only: craft brew -- and not in some sleazy, run-of ... More >>
Soon after we posted our list of the city's 5 best beer halls, we got word from Bowery Boogie that Paulaner Brewery, the Bavarian brew giant, is planning to open a massive flagship beer hall on the Bowery.
Both spring and soccer season are in full swing, which means that it's time to head to the city's German beer halls for some communal revelry, large-screen sports watching, liter steins of beer, and hearty snacks. Below you'll find our favorite German beer halls in the city.
There will be beer.Following in the sticky steps of Radegast Hall, Hofbrau Bierhaus, Spritzenhaus, the Standard, and La Birrera, Tom Colicchio is planting a beer garden.
Festive libations for you and yours
Astoria's Bohemian Beer Garden. Last week we named the 10 best places to drink outside; our top three are the Frying Pan, Me Bar, and Bohemian Beer Garden. Today, Eater has a list of the seven worst places to drink outside, including Radegast Hall and Beer Garden, the Bowery Hotel, and Dos C ... More >>
Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. Sightings are Brooklyn's greatest living noise band--period. The avant-bruisers have been making jagged, nauseous, pig-fucked chip-'n'-sizzle for over a solid decade and have only gotten better with ... More >>
Would you like to taste food from Txikito, Agnanti, Porchetta, Fette Sau, Mumbai Xpress, Radegast Hall and Biergarten, Mustang Thakali Kitchen, El Patacon Pisao, and many, many more, all in the same place? And what if we threw in booze? Yes, you want to go to Choice Eats 2010--the only eati ... More >>
Brooklyn's block party needs badges, too
Wine ratings kingpin Robert Parker has come under scrutiny since news spread that one of his critics accepted a $25,000 trip to Australia to taste that country's wines. Parker advocates staunch objectivity when reviewing wines, but apparently, several others among his staff have admitted to taking f ... More >>
We went to that Choice Eats tastings festival at the Armory and, as you can tell by the crap photo, there was very little elbow room, with attendance estimated at around twice last year's at the Puck. You will not be shocked to learn the food was terrific; we especially enjoyed the lamb sandwiches f ... More >>
Beat on the bratwurst