Our Guide to This Week: June 27, 2016

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What we’re doing:


Monday: Lloyd Handwerker, grandson of Nathan himself, will be presenting a documentary and his new book about the historical Coney Island spot.

Tuesday: Brooklyn Brainery wants to show you the art of the dumpling in this two-hour class. There will be meat and vegetarian options!

Wednesday: Indian Ladder Farmstead Cidery and Brewery is an estate brewery and cidery that grows its own hops, barley and apples, and they’ll be sampling their stuff at Wassail.

Thursday: We’ll quote Brooklyn FoodWorks on their pairing dinner with Brooklyn Brewery: “A beer dinner in a former pharmaceutical plant turned foodmakers’ paradise? We say why not.” Check out the menu.

Friday: The Tortilleria Nixtamal pop-up at Threes Brewing is still going, so enjoy delicious corn tortillas and the craft brews together while you can.

Saturday: Narcissa wants you to enjoy lobster, ribs, New Jersey corn and way more at their three-day Fourth of July celebration.

Sunday: Need new summer duds? Go visit the Brooklyn Flea’s Grand Army Plaza Market.

Coming Soon: Good Beer is next month! Make sure to get your tickets for a night of beer and fun. If you’ll be on Long Island in August (or want to take a day trip), don’t miss our Food Truck Derby, taking place on the East End.

Stories we’re reading:

What’s up with mussels and climate change?

No one can get enough stories about plant-based burgers that sizzle like the meat ones.


Americans are trying to get a piece of Cuban soil, now that relations have opened up again.

Feeds we’re following:


Now the city has its first meadery: @honeysbrooklyn. Follow them on Instagram as they build out the space.

Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen is open in Red Hook, serving up hot chicken.


Noticed our new website logo? It’s the work of Layla Ehsan. We’re in love with her sketches.

We love STAGG jam & marmalade, who hand-label every jar of their crazy-good jams.

Dirt Candy just unveiled their veggie-based summer cocktail lineup.

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