Books: A portable taste of Brooklyn

I was in beautiful Brooklyn last weekend, feeling like a Real Live New Yorker for a story you’re going to see in our October issue. Turns out Brooklyn is REALLY REALLY big–a fact that somehow escaped me even though I’ve looked at it on that map thingy in the Manhattan subway a million times. Thank god I had a copy of the Food Lovers’ Guide to Brooklyn by Sherri Eisenberg ($17, Globe Pequot Press) to help me pick restaurants or I would have been wandering the backstreets of Williamsburg begging hipsters for dining advice, which never goes well.

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