Join us on March 16 for a sneak peek inside the process of launching a food business, with Stef Ferrari of Hay Rosie Ice Cream. From distribution to branding, and from navigating state regulations to finding capital, we’ll get a glimpse at what it takes to bring your product to the public.
The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club is the most fun.
The one blurry shot I took at last night’s Masters of Social Gastronomy lecture on spicy foods. Mark your calendars for the next one: March 25 at Littlefield in Gowanus. We’re talking chocolate.
If you’re in Bushwick this Saturday, check out The Batchery at Bat Haus Coworking. All your favorite foods in one place!
Local Makers: Bacchanal Pepper Sauce, Brooklyn Delhi, Better Off Spread, The Jam Stand, Cocktail Crate, Plate & Pencil, Mikes Hot Honey, Gustavo’s Salsa, Fatty Cakes, I Heart Keenwah, Granola Lab, Fatty Cakes Osxnasozi, Thumbs Cookies, Greenpoint Trading Co., Sourpuss Pickles, Brooklyn DIY Supply and much more….
Today in 1947 a huge meteorite fell to earth in Siberia, creating an impact crator 26 meters wide. February must be Big Meteor Month - this Saturday’s the anniversary of the widely-recorded Chelyabinsk meteor that amazed the world in 2013.
Coming Up Soon
Introduction to Stranded Knitting - bring a little color into your knits
Classic Charcoal Drawing - Level 2 - aimed at those with some prior experience
Shibori Tie-Dye - take your tie-dye up a notch
Introduction to Circular Knitting - if you’ve only been knitting “flat,” get ready for a whole new world
Paper Marbling - an easy + satisfying craft, learn to create loads of nifty patterns in just 90 minutes
Tie-Dye Techniques - personalize your wardrobe with this in-depth technique class
New York City
The Newtown Creek “Magic Lantern” Show - the story of the Gowanus canal’s toxic Greenpoint cousin
Street Research: User Research with No Budget and No Permission - understanding people to design for their needs
Design Thinking Bootcamp - the essentials of design thinking, and how to use it in everyday life
History Variety Pack
The History of Music Video, Part One (1976-1993) - from Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” through Guns N’ Roses “November Rain”
The History of Landscape Design from Adam and Eve to Vertical Gardens - let history help you design a better backyard
The Secret Life of Flags - a peek at the symbolism, stories, and history hiding in the flags of the world
How a Medicine Gets Made - let’s trace a discovery through the drug development process
A (Short) History of the Human Brain - the history of neuroscience is full of dramatic accidents, intriguing personalities, and sophisticated research methods
Early Spring Tree Identification - learn a London plane from a linden
Coyote the Trickster - exploring traditional and contemporary stories and poems involving the mythic figure
Skills of All Sorts
Tax Savings - the wide world of deductions and credits
Intermediate Poker - advanced Texas Hold ‘Em strategy to elevate your game
American Sign Language - a four-week introduction to a new way of communicating
Storytelling 101: How to Tell an Amazing Tale - learn the basics to crafting an excellent tale
A Guide to the College Admissions Timeline - for parents + students alike
Card Magic - misdirection, some simple sleights, and a new way to break the ice in just about any situation
Storytelling for Business - incorporate personal stories into your professional life
Tex-Mex: Demystified - exploring that magical food mashup from the Lone Star State
Join us at Littlefield for our monthly MSG lecture! This month, we’re breaking into the secret world of hot peppers to pull back the curtain on everyone’s favorite Rooster-branded hot sauce and the worldwide affection for spicy, spicy food.
Very Important Details
When: Tuesday, February 25 Doors at 7:30pm, talks at 8pm
Where: Littlefield (633 Degraw Street)
Ombre Dip Candles from class last night. More sessions coming up in early March! http://brooklynbrainery.com/courses/dip-candle-workshop
This month, the Masters of Social Gastronomy break into the secret world of hot peppers to pull back the curtain on everyone’s favorite Rooster-branded hot sauce and the worldwide affection for spicy, spicy food.
Follow sriracha from its humble baby-food-jar beginnings to its current status as a Tabasco-challenging juggernaut. We’ll take a behind-the-scenes look at its California factory and see how sriracha just might be as American as apple pie.
Once you escape the potatoes-and-cream tyranny of European cuisine, a culinary dedication to heat can be found everywhere. We’ll examine what makes Thai food tick and where Indian vindaloo gets its muscle. From mild jalapeños to record-holders like the Ghost Pepper and Trinidad Moruga Scorpion, find out what makes a veggie pack such a powerful punch!
We’re psyched to be at Littlefield this month!
Doors at 7:30, talks at 8:00pm.