Japan can be a mysterious place, but it is a country that knows its snacks: While we chomp down on salty peanuts and stale pretzels at bars here in states, the Japanese are busy chasing their Sapporos with the tasty and ever-healthful soy bean. This year, you can give someone a taste of the rising sun with this fun kit to grow your own edamame at home. The $15.95 kit (way cheaper than buying all those marked-up beans as restaurant appetizers) comes with a “beer glass” vase, seeds, growing medium and wicker basket. All you do is keep it watered, give it some sun and wait for the full sprout (instructions included). Then boil, salt and suck. Find it online from Brooklyn-based Brooklyn 5 and 10.com.
Jimmy McMillan has an enduring allure to him, especially at this moment in history, perhaps because he reminds us of a time when our, let’s say, more unorthodox candidates weren’t seen as a direct threat to democracy and everything we hold dear. Most people started seeing McMillan’s Chester A. Arthur mutton chops and pro wrestler swagger during his notable […]
Odds are that there are very few people reading Brokelyn who are fans of Pizza Hut, seeing as eating chain pizza in New York City is basically violence, or college sports, because we’ve tried to serve you guys sports content before and you nerds aren’t into it, we get it. But there are definitely lots of […]
1. Booze it up at this month’s BHS Free Friday: Oktoberfest, with Brooklyn beer history from the archives, a beer tasting with Brooklyn Brewery, a screening of Beauty and the Beer, and more. (Friday, Brooklyn Historical Society, FREE) 2. Giggle demurely at LAWL: Ladies and Women Laughing, an all-gal comedy show with Jenny Nelson, Keisha Zollar, Rachel Joravsky, […]