Tag Archive | brooklyn

12th Street Grocery: Mystery Meat Sandwich

The term mystery meat only has a negative connotation, evoking perhaps to American readers the sketchy stuff used in certain fast food chain tacos or perhaps school cafeteria meatloaf. I have here though, one positive spin on that term. One of the classic things to get for New Yorkers on the go are bacon, egg […]

RoodonFood Reviews: Galil Bright Morning Cereal (Gluten Free, Vegan)

I have a ritual every couple of months of picking up tahini, pita and items like rosewater at Fertile Crescent, a Middle Eastern grocery. In a sea of primarily foods from that region there were several boxes of Galil Bright Morning, a product of Poland. This Non-GMO product is both gluten free and vegan and […]

Coney Island Visit: Baseball, Boardwalk and Beer

Living social had a great deal to see Brooklyn’s own minor league baseball team, the Cyclones for $10. Since this game against the Aberdeen Ironbirds was the last available evening game of the season we decided to check it out. We arrived with plenty of time to spare so we checked out the food options. […]

Restaurant Review: Abidjan (Brooklyn, Food of Ivory Coast)

New York City is home to a large West African population, most famously Little Ghana in the Bronx. Since I live nowhere near the Bronx, I did some searching and discovered several restaurants in Brooklyn. Abidjan, is located on an unassuming block under the elevated J line, next to an appliance repair shop. Stepping inside […]

Georgian Kharcho Soup (Vegan and Non, Georgian Food Month, Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of Georgian Food Month. Click here, if you want to check out part 1, phkali a walnut and spinach dip as well. After running, I’m often ravenous. During the cool down, my girlfriend and I like to ask each other “if you could have anything to eat in the world right […]

Food Adventures: Chinatown, Brooklyn (Sunset Park)

Yesterday was such a nice day that it warranted a long walk. This time the long walk took me out to Sunset Park. Brooklyn’s Chinatown is basically bakeries, grocery stores and odd mini-markets consisting of 50% diapers/baby formula and 50% cooking ingredients. For this particular adventure, I wanted to check out some dumplings which were […]

Product Review: Bobo’s Oat Bars

Unfortunately, a local natural food store is shutting down for good. The silver lining as a consumer is that I discovered arguably the best impulse buy ever: Bobo’s Oat Bars, at a discount. These 3 ounces bars from Boulder come in a bunch of flavors. I picked up original and peach. For the first tasting […]