Times Top 5: Brooklyn Gets BrewingFrom the NY Times Dining Section 10.29.08
There isn’t a lot of home eating in The Times this morning, but there is some drinking… Read about these beers and more, below.
1. Local breweries fight space constraints to be in Brooklyn. Did you know that in 1960, Brooklyn produced one-fifth of the nation’s beer? Then the number dropped to zero. Now it’s coming back.
4. Stir-fried shrimp with chestnuts. A not-so-common pairing for this seasonal ingredient, from Mark Bittman.
5. Old-fashioned calorie counting is in vogue again. This story is mostly about restaurants posting calorie contents on their food, but it makes an interesting point. Are complicated diets being hedged out by simple calories in-calories out thinking? Do you count calories at home?