We know we’re more than slightly obsessed with Fancy Fast Food, the tumblr blog where a guy from Williamsburg takes fast food and turns it into gourmet-looking meals, but we couldn’t resist drawing your attention to yet another post. Today brings FFF’s most revolting offering yet: a Wendy’s Napoleon, made from a “Baconator” combo—bacon cheeseburger, fries, etc. Kudos on the sugar-packet brittle, but a question: is this a dessert or a main course? The napoleon itself is made from mashed up burgers, buns and fries. Are we being too literal here by wanting some sort of conceptual cohesion from Fancy Fast Food? Nobody’s going to eat this, but isn’t the conceit that one could? Maybe the hiccup is because this week’s FFF is from a guest chef: insanewiches.com. (Cute site, though). Click here to read our interview with FFF mastermind Erik Trinidad.
[Ed note: Reminder, we now have a separate roundup for activism-focused events, which we encourage you to check out here.] 1. Hurl yourself down a mountainside (metaphorically) at Dynamic Alpine Sexual, a site-specific multimedia theatrical experience following anti-hero skiing legend Dirk Dassler. (Friday & Saturday, Umbrella Factory, $15) 2. Get lyrical at Poetry 2017: Word. Sound. Power., […]
Despite our city-wide affinity for drinking, many Brooklyn booze crusaders may not realize it can take years to open a beer or spirits business here in New York. For Jesse Ferguson and Laura Dierks, co-founders of East Williamsburg’s Interboro Spirits & Ales, it took nearly two —from early 2015 to late 2016 — to build their dream […]
For 150 years, Prospect Park has served as a green haven for Brooklynites, a place to breathe fresh air, cry under a bush, smoke a joint, actually maybe see a star or two, take a long walk, observe non-pigeon/squirrel wildlife and generally get away from it all. If you squint your eyes and look away […]