Your Afternoon Snack: Duck Season

Day one, complete. Those in Prospect Park for opening weekend were blessed with sunshine and a load of fantastic food vendors. Smorgasburg has begun. After weaving between the throngs of first-day patrons, I paid a visit to Duck Season because I couldn’t resist the D.L.T. and the Poutine with Duck Fat Fries. From the freshly baked brioche buns to the demi-glace hiding…

Where Have I Been? The #Wanderlust Edition

So, the time has come. The obligatory apology post has arrived – it’s been way too long and I know it, but I have good reason. Do Morocco and Portugal suffice? Traveling these beautiful countries had me more than wrapped up, so the least I can do is share a mere sampling of the delicacies I…

12 Years Strong: franny’s Is Here To Stay

Since 2004, franny’s has been a Southern Italian mainstay on the ever-evolving Flatbush Avenue. Located at in the sweet spot where Park Slope meets Prospect Heights just a stone’s throw away from Brklyn Hospitality favorites like Flatbush Farm and Bark, how does franny’s stand out? After being charmed by the warm interior and delicious aromas wafting from…

4 Reasons MDK Will Make You Rethink Grilled Cheese

I think it is fair to say most of us are in a love affair with cheese – maybe even my lactose-tolerant friends with some Lactaid. Macaroni and cheese, pizza, burrata, cheeseburgers, Philly cheesesteaks, cheesy bread and baked brie are just a few of the cheese dishes that come to mind. Grilled cheese, however, brings a flurry of…