Eat, Drink & Learn in Brooklyn
The Brooklyn Kitchen and the Meat Hook
This warehouse-size cooking school/sustainable butcher shop/cookware store (right) from celeb butcher Tom Mylan is the epicenter of foodie Brooklyn. "Date Night Butchering" classes sell out within minutes; so does the house-made bacon sausage.
Momofuku sugar queen Christina Tosi now has her own 11,000-square-foot commissary to bake huge quantities of her signature Crack Pie. Must try: Chocolate chip cake layered with passion fruit curd, chocolate crumbs and coffee buttercream.
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Williamsburg's carnivorous pioneer has a gas-and-wood-fired smoker that cooks up to 700 pounds of meat at a time. Pair the smoky barbecue with beers poured from the cleaver-handled taps. Must try: Pork belly.