It's no secret that this city is in the throes of another barbecue renaissance, and like the cooking conditions for a well-done brisket, the process of getting to this point has been low and slow. The previous decade saw several spikes in 'cue prevalence, adding regional styles to the restaurant lan ... More >>
"How's it going, man?" Matt Fisher recognizes a regular while we're mid-conversation in his Gowanus dining room. Over the course of an hour, the pitmaster for Fletcher's Brooklyn Barbecue calls many of the people who walk through the door by name, a testament both to his memory and the loyal custome ... More >>
Robbie Richter, master of the pitThe Fatty Crew may have gained a Battery Park kiosk, but it has lost a pitmaster.
Williamsburg gets itself another good barbecue joint
As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Winter Cocktails Class The Brooklyn Kitchen Wednesday, December 15 at 6:30 p.m. Join Tom Chadwick of Dram in Williamsburg and Mayur Subbarro of Mayahuel in the East ... More >>
alwayshungry.comThis guy on a tortilla, tomorrow.In the wake of another barbecued taco launch, Zak Pelaccio will unleash 'CueBrito, a Fatty 'Cue-Cabrito hybrid tomorrow. The one-night-only (for now) event is expected to return next spring, but both Fatty 'Cue and Cabrito will offer 'CueBrito ... More >>
Welcome to meat-lovers' paradise
The calm before the storm.To the great joy of those of us who enjoy consuming food on large swaths of grass, Governors Island will be open to the public beginning this Saturday, June 5. Water Taxi Beach will return with its line-up of burgers and wieners. They will provide but a prelude to th ... More >>
At a new Williamsburg spot, the meat gets smoked—but so does your wallet
Three pork ribs for a party of four?! Lamentations and gnashing of teeth ensued. Still, the ribs are so richly flavored and fat-streaked that a fraction of a rib was almost enough for each eater.
Jori Klein/MetromixPelaccio sez: Fatty 'Cue by the end of the month.After an unsuccessful trip to Pies 'n' Thighs yesterday afternoon (damn you, Department of Buildings!), one-half of Fork in the Road was lucky enough to happen upon Zak Pelaccio, standing out in the sun in front of the nearly ... More >>
This afternoon, the Fatty Crab crew will be, wait for it, chewing the fat on Heritage Radio Network. At 3 p.m., Zak Pelaccio and Cabrito designer Jori Jayne Emde will be joined by Rick and Jesse Carmac, Corwin Kave, Dave Schuttenberg, and Robbie Richter for an hour-long call in session, though don't ... More >>
At the Saveur magazine holiday pot-luck last night, we cornered Zak Pelaccio (who contributed stewed pork to the event) and asked him the obvious question: When is Fatty 'Cue going to open?