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Brooklyn Pigfest Suffers Notable Pig Shortage

The Seventh Annual Brooklyn Pigfest was held this past weekend and, except for the part about running out of food, was a huge success. Hundreds of people paid $85 a head to eat some of the city’s best barbecue, cooked up by the combined forces of the Waterfront Ale House and the soon-to-open Hill Country BBQ. Both teams had to scramble, though, as a result of organizers having wildly underestimated the number of attendees. Many frustrated figures were left standing in line with little to show for their time and money but some hastily cooked ribs — if that.

From Venison to Grouse: Game On!

With Tim Love and Ted Turner having recently opened game restaurants here — Lonesome Dove Western Bistro and Ted's Montana Grill, respectively — it's a good time for us to consider wild animals: how free and beautiful they are and where you can currently eat them. There are some excellent New York restaurants that feature out-of-the-mainstream meats, especially in the fall.

Cops and Law Clerks Plunder Expansive Eats in Downtown Brooklyn South

Law clerks, business people, cops, and hospital workers all earn their paychecks here, and downtown's wealth of food options matches their diversity: comfy cafés, old-school pubs, stylish hot spots, and more share this micro-micro-neighborhood centered around the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Brooklyn Bridge Boulevard.

Lower–Murray Hill Lunches

Nobody wants to walk more than three blocks for lunch during the workday. We comb the city's micro-micro-neighborhoods in search of affordable spots for dining with co-workers, eating solo, or just getting takeout. Today: The area around the intersection of 27th Street and Third Avenue.