09/19/14 1:11pm

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We’re excited, and a little sad, to announce the fourth and final Brooklyn Based-Brooklyn Brewery Immersion of 2014: Saturday, Oct. 11 in Prospect Heights.

It’s been an excellent Immersion season, drinking and eating our way through the South Slope, Greenpoint and Bushwick, and we can’t wait to spend the day hanging out on Vanderbilt Avenue. On this Immersion you’ll get four complimentary beers, one each at Plan B, Woodwork, Dean St. and Berg’n (for a quick detour over to Crown Heights), plus lunch at either Citrico or Dean St. Get your $20 ticket here.

As usual, you’ll get a stack of Walking Around Money in a nifty envelope featuring a map of the neighborhood and all the deals, beers and food specials we have in store for you. Meet us at Woodwork between noon and 2pm to pick up your WAM (consider it your ticket for the Immersion–you won’t get very far without it) and get started on a fantastic fall day in Prospect Heights.  (more…)

05/19/14 9:00am

If you ask me, Mexican food is one cuisine that just never needed to be modernized, updated or Brooklynized. New York is newly awash in Mexican eateries with organic ingredients, innovative cocktails and tiny, $7-tacos, yet for all the hijinks, food-wise none of these fancy places ever manage to best the humble taco truck. So I was stoked to discover a brand-new restaurant that serves unbeatable Mexican flavors, without anything gimmicky.

El Sabor Citrico de Mexico–just Citrico to friends–opened in Prospect Heights last month, and hasn’t received much Brooklyn buzz or media hype. But those who have stumbled upon it have been excited indeed: it has yet to receive even one non-five-star Yelp review. It’s not hard to see why. The bright and airy dining room on Washington Avenue turns out plates that are, presentation-wise, a step above the average taqueria, and taste-wise, up there with the best of them. (more…)

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