Time Out says
Posted: Thu Apr 19 2012
Piggybacking on the runaway success of the Brooklyn Flea (still held in Fort Greene on Saturdays and in Williamsburg on Sundays), founders Eric Demby and Jonathan Butler unveiled this food-only Saturday market—a glutton’s paradise packed with more than 100 vendors. Along with Greenmarket stalls and flea stalwarts like Porchetta, the gastro-bazaar features a flurry of side projects from restaurant-world vets. King’s Crumb, brought to you by a trio with ties to Momofuku Noodle Bar and Prime Meats, doles out lard-and-buttermilk biscuits cloaked in homemade clotted cream and seasonal jams, plus sweet tea dashed with Angostura bitters. And Pies ’n’ Thighs baker Cecile Dyer channels the county fair with Nana's frozen bananas, which are coated in a thick chocolate armor and sprinkled with sea salt and other fancy toppings. But don’t overlook the vendors without boldfaced-name connections: Upstarts like Mimi and Coco NY—serving Japanese teriyaki balls—and City 'Lasses—with its fortifying Switzels (old-timey West Indian drinks made with blackstrap molasses, ginger, lemon and honey)—more than hold their own.