Spotlight on Golda Cafe in Bed Stuy by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

Golda is a quaint neighborhood café serving delicious brunch specialties in Bedford-Stuyvesant. It’s an all-day restaurant serving new American fare with Middle Eastern flavors. Though Golda is set in a cozy and casual space, the menu is far from simple. Everything, including pastries and breads are baked in-house and there is a multi roaster coffee […]

Women-Owned Business Part 5: Michelle Mannix and Cook Space.

We are well acquainted with Michelle Mannix’s business ventures. She was in the neighborhood not too long ago as co-owner of Ted and Honey and recently opened a spot in Prospect Heights called Cook Space, a cooking school and catering space. We are happy to have had the opportunity to ask Michelle about her new […]

RealTours: Prospect Heights with Shyda Hoque

Prospect Heights is one of the most exciting neighborhoods where you will not lack the historic beauty of brownstone tree-lined blocks and some of the most delicious places to eat and enjoy things to do.  It helps that almost every train is close to this neighborhood.  Here are just a few suggestions for this real […]

Refugee Culinary Training School and Cafe Opening Sunday in Carroll Gardens.

We learned recently about this amazing place opening at 345 Smith Street on Mother’s Day, which is this coming Sunday.  Emma’s Torch, named after poet and activist Emma Lazarus, is more than just another restaurant opening on Smith Street.  This non-profit trains refugees free of charge. Read below for more info. Going out to eat […]

New Spot for Coffee on South Smith Street.

Residents of this southern area of Smith Street in Carroll Gardens are excited to welcome Brooklyn Habit, a new coffee spot that just opened at 405 Smith Street on the corner of 4th Street. It was very busy when we rode by yesterday! It hasn’t been around very long so only has a handful of […]

Fast Food Chain Closed and New Tenants Plan Opening on Atlantic.

We are very accustomed, although saddened, to seeing small businesses close up shop only to be replaced with a Dunkin Donuts or some other chain fast food restaurant. We were not surprised to see Subway open up at 75 Atlantic years ago but still upset as we feel a chain shop puts a dent in […]

Women-Owned Brooklyn Business #3: Rita by Shyda Hoque

Have you stopped by Rita in Red Hook? Mary Ellen Amato who was the former executive chef at Court Street Grocers decided to pursue the solo project at the former home/made spot at 293 Van Brunt. Rita is an inviting space with delicious Spanish influenced items including:  Torrijas (Spanish French Toast), La Mallorquina and a porridge […]

New Tenants at 215 Columbia Street.

The space at 215 Columbia Street was most recently Toby’s Public House, a pizza restaurant with a couple of other locations around Brooklyn and Manhattan that are now closed as well. They were lovely neighbors with delicious pizza and were sorry to see them close up shop. The space was vacant then under renovations for […]

Circa Brewing Co. with Photo Gallery by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

Circa Brewing Co. is a new addition to the dining scene in Downtown Brooklyn. It is a fully functioning brewery + restaurant in a spacious 6000 sq.ft. setting on Lawrence Street. With a great duo of experts, Danny Bruckert of Six Point Brewery as brewer and his twin brother Luke Bruckert from Portland’s Little Pizza […]

Ample Hills Coming to Park Slope.

We’ve been so looking forward to the opening of Nitehawk in the old Pavilion theater site at 15th Street in Park Slope, which is set to open this year, and now we have another opening to get psyched about. We just heard that Ample Hills signed a lease at 192 Prospect Park West right next to […]