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Filled with mouthwatering recipes, beautiful photographs, and scenes from some of the most vibrant restaurants in America today, "The New Brooklyn Cookbook" celebrates the wave of culinary energy that has transformed this thriving borough and infused its kitchens and dining rooms with passion, vigor, and big flavors. Starring the trail-blazing chefs and entrepreneurs who made it all happen, this gorgeous book helps readers recreate the signature dishes of Brooklyn in the comfort of their own kitchens. With enthusiasm and insight, husband-and-wife duo Melissa and Brendan Vaughan highlight the 'new' tastes of Brooklyn... The Vaughans also profile some of Brooklyn's best food makers and purveyors, from cheesemakers and picklers to chocolatiers and bakers, giving readers an inside look at the ingredients behind their favorite restaurant dishes and the food culture that supports their creation.
The New Brooklyn Cookbook doesn’t come out till October, but you’ll have a chance to get an early copy at the Brooklyn Kitchen on September 11, when Sean Rembold (Marlow & Sons), Frank Castronovo (Frankies Spuntino), Tom Kearney (Farm on Adderley), and Kheedim Oh (Mama O’s Kimchee) participate in a panel discussion. The $65 admission includes an early copy of the book (featuring recipes from Roberta’s, Saul, DuMont, Applewood, Al Di La, the Good Fork, and 25 others) and tastes from some of the featured restaurants. New Brooklyn Cookbook Tasting and Signing, September 11, 3PM [The Brooklyn Kitchen]