Best pie shop ever, yes. Plus, they're right down the block from my shop and about the nicest folks you'll ever meet. Peach cranberry made me moan today. The salted caramel makes my day better every single time.
Chef Ian Knauer's blog. Ian eats it all, and cooks with my knives.
Brooklyn's food photographer and culinary boss.
Brooklyn's best nutritional supplements. Because knifemakers can't live on steel dust alone.
Gene and Sally Martin, the wonderful folks who make our mosaic pins.
Brad Farmerie is a genius.
Cut Brooklyn's favorite restaurant.
Adam Simha's slick and beautiful knives from Boston.
The best kitchen store in New York. Maybe the world. Killer classes, brewing supplies, bulk grains, vintage and well curated gear. Plus, The Meat Hook!
These guys make the meanest cup of coffee in Gowanus.
The perfect neighborhood bar, on 3rd Ave at 6th St., run by Gowanus stalwart Ed Colley. $5 pints, $6 whiskey, and a pool table--what more could you want in a local!?
Run by Brooklyn indie manufacturing genius David Liatti, this beautiful space is stocked with all the best local consumables--beer from Sixpoint and Barrier, to name a few, Salvatore Brooklyn ricotta, Kombucha Brooklyn, Red Hook winery... and many more. If you're interested in what's happening in Brooklyn, this is where you'll find it.
Drop-dead beautiful cutting boards by my friend Nils Wessell, made right here in Gowanus!
Shrimp and grits for brunch by John DeCoursy, better than I've ever had, and I lived down south for years. Make you cry kind of good. His gumbo is up on my list of favorite plates anywhere too.
Roving NOLA awesomeness from badass chef Simon Glenn. Halyards on Saturdays, DBA Brooklyn on Sundays. Bring ya mom 'n dem!
These are some good pals living the dream: Everything local for craft beer lovers!