Big Plate of Caribbean Food at Flea Marqueta The weather is definitely getting cooler, and it is time to start getting yourself prepared for the holidays. But I don’t mean shopping quite yet. I mean eating. And by eating, I mean gorging on mouthwatering BBQ at this Sunday’s “El Boar-rio” BBQ at Flea Marqueta in East Harlem. I went to the first El Boar-rio pig roast on September 15th, and I had to sit down and savor every bite of the delicate pork with tequila-infused Korean-s
There are lots of great markets growing and thriving in Brooklyn these days, and one of the most exciting ones is the coming Dekalb Market, soon to be a home to artisans, farmers, food innovators, and chickens. I was incredulous as I walked along Flatbush Avenue towards the market site last December. I spent a semester studying at Long Island University (LIU) Brooklyn Campus as an undergraduate, and I could hardly imagine a market, let alone a farm, right across the street.