Yes, Chef

December 31, 2012By RonEvent, New York CIty, Uncategorized No Comments

It was a surprise. Kati dragged me uptown to meet up with Jade and Alex. Under a ruse to get me out the house on a wintry Friday night, we emerged from the 2 train at 125th and Lenox. And right there was Red Rooster, Marcus Samuelsson’s landmark restaurant. It only took a minute to piece it all … Read More

Good Bars at The Brooklyn ARTery

November 29, 2012By RonEvent, Good Bars, Uncategorized No Comments

The Brooklyn ARTery co-founders, Susan Seigel and Jocelyn Lucas-Rosenberg, just opened the gift shop, and it is the perfect spot to hit for holiday gift shopping – lots of locally made goodies and DIY classes on the calendar.  While you are in the Ditmas Park area, make sure you stop by and grab a couple of … Read More

Taste of Brooklyn

October 18, 2012By RonEvent, Uncategorized No Comments

We are SO excited!!! This Saturday, we will be helping raise funds for a fantastic program, Seeds in the Middle, that helps improve the lives of NYC kids through innovative food education programs and green initiatives. We learned about this opportunity when we debuted Brooklyn Bell at the Atlantic Antic (after an earlier collaborative appearance … Read More

“Spread Love, it’s the Brooklyn Way” on Atlantic Avenue

October 1, 2012By RonArtisanal Foods, Business, Good Bars, New York CIty, The Local Ice Cream, Uncategorized No Comments

Thank you Atlantic Antic. On Sunday morning we assembled and extended our brand new canopy and attached our banner on the street of Atlantic Avenue. We sold ice cream and oat bars. Our exhaustion just to get to this place delayed until much later into the night, our interaction with customers fueled us. Some were … Read More

Sandwich of Ice Cream

September 21, 2012By RonThe Local Ice Cream, Uncategorized No Comments

It was inevitable. Ice cream is a favorite treat that reaches back to my Grandfather Brown hand making it with the hand crank and rock salt. I didn’t realize that cookies were a favorite until I was baking dozens and dozens around the time of Isabel’s birth. Everyone got cookies from us. It was just … Read More

Hello Brooklyn, part 1

September 20, 2012By RonNew York CIty, Uncategorized No Comments

Today I stepped into the Barclay’s Center for the first time. My full-time job has a permanent interactive installation and I help set it up. It’s across from the Juniors + Blue Marble concession stand. It’s tough not to get excited about it even though I was one of many, if not most of Brooklyn who did … Read More