Just the word "Brooklyn" alone evokes images of artisanal popsicles, mason jars filled with pickled produce, and delightfully labeled homebrews. Brooklyn has become the "it" spot for trying something new or reviving something old with a twist, and food is certainly part of this borough's burgeoning brand. Curious about how an entire borough can conjure such a distinct flavor? Join host Gabriella Gershenson in this lively discussion with some of the people making it possible.
Eric Demby, co-founder of Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg, and Berg'n
Allison Kave, founder of First Prize Pies, co-owner of Butter and Scotch
Marty Markowitz, former Brooklyn Borough President, Vice President of Borough Engagement & Promotion at NYC&COMPANY
Rachel Wharton, editor in chief of Edible Brooklyn
Gabriella Gershenson is the food features editor at Every Day with Rachel Ray magazine. She was formerly senior editor at Saveur, and prior to that, edited the dining section at Time Out New York magazine. Her articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe and many other publications. She's been a regular guest on WOR's Food Talk with Mike Colameco and NYC TV's Eat Out New York with Kelly Choi, and appeared on the Food Network shows 24 Hour Restaurant Battle and The Best Thing I Ever Ate.
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