You May Also Like

Chopped romaine lettuce hosts e. coli outbreak

Everything you need to know about the E. coli outbreak on romaine lettuce

The beginner's guide to composting

The beginner’s guide to composting—no matter the size of your space

anthony bourdain talks vegan burgers

Why Anthony Bourdain isn’t sold on the Impossible Burger

steaz prickly pear water

The super fruit that needs to be on your radar (and the best ways to use it)

Sustainable water brands

These sustainable water brands make it easier than ever to ditch plastic bottles

cbd drink

How to make a super simple CBD drink

Clean Plates Brooklyn dining guide (finally) launches


Clean Plates Brooklyn healthy dining guideJared Koch wants to be the Sam Sifton for people who care about saturated fats.

When the nutritionist-dining critic first came on the scene in spring 2009, it was with Clean Plates NYC. His popular dining guide was colloquially called the “Zagat of healthy New Yorkers.”

While it featured culinary landmarks like Pure Food & Wine, Rouge Tomate, and even Chipotle, somehow Koch forgot all about Brooklyn, and pioneering establishments like Franny’s and the Farm on Adderley.

Koch has finally righted that wrong with the first edition of Clean Plates Brooklyn 2012.

The healthy Brooklyn dining guide will launch in next month, on the heels of an update of Clean Plates Manhattan, which is due out of the kitchen any minute now.

“Brooklyn was an obvious extension,” admits Koch, whose resources have grown significantly since his scrappy first edition. “There are so many great restaurants with a progressive movement, where people are conscious and concerned about local ingredients.” (We can name about 40. )

Some of Koch’s recommendations from Clean Plates Brooklyn? Sun in Bloom, a Park Slope raw food and juice cafe, and branches of the Meatball Shop, Aurora, and Bare Burger.

We’re expecting to see stalwarts like Franny’s and Farm on Adderly included, too. But until the book drops, the dining reviewer is keeping his mouth shut. —Melisse Gelula and Monica Rozenfeld

For more information and to pre-order a copy, visit www.cleanplates.com

Loading More Posts...

You May Also Like

These are the supplements all vegans should take

These are the supplements every vegan should take, according to experts

The Goods Mart convenience store

This better-for-you convenience store serves up healthy versions of pit-stop faves

Hurom HZ slow juicer

I replaced my pricey juice bar habit with juicing at home for a week—here’s what happened

Corn leads to the most weight gain of any veggie

Here’s why you might want to enjoy this beloved summer vegetable in moderation

cbd drink

How to make a super simple CBD drink

Trader Joe's might stock cauliflower gnocchi

Cauliflower connoisseurs: Trader Joe’s might soon answer your low-carb, Italian-cuisine dreams