The Plate, Brooklyn Edition

The Plate, Brooklyn Edition

Editorial by Jessica Bryant, Managing Editor

Brooklyn is no longer in the shadows of its posh older sister, Manhattan. Once primarily known as a hotbed of hipsters and creatives, the New York City neighborhood has matured — for better or for worse, depending on who you talk to. 

One thing is for sure though: Brooklyn’s culinary scene has transformed immensely within the past five years, showcasing talented chefs and innovative concepts. And now, Brooklyn is known to be one of the hottest emerging restaurant scenes in the country. Taking a nod from its hipster manifesto, the neighborhood is not littered with chains or celebrity chefs, but rather celebrates small operations. Kicking out some of the most creative and unique dishes, people are no longer asking, “Where Brooklyn at?” It’s already arrived.

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