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Brooklyn has long been an epicenter of restaurant and bar culture, and that reputation is only expanding. But, how does the borough’s hospitality community push the conversation about good food forward, while still fulfilling diners’ ever-rising expectations?

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For this special episode of HRN Happy Hour recorded at Camp David, Hosts and Producers Caity Moseman Walder and Kat Johnson discuss being open for +10 hours a day, updated interpretations of old-school favorites, and cocktails for breakfast with Claire Sprouse of Hunky Dory and Nate Adler of Gertie. We talk their journeys of opening up their respective restaurants and their visions for the future of Brooklyn’s food scene

Hunky Dory, in Crown Heights is the project of Claire Sprouse and brings experience from Sunday in Brooklyn and ABV in SF to create a new American restaurant and bar focused on sustainability. Her Chef Kirstyn Brewer, recognized as an Eater 2014 Young Gun nominee joins her, churning out memorable, vegetable-forward fare.

Gertie, located in Williamsburg, is named for Nate Adler’s Queens-born and -bred grandmother. Adler’s chef and partner, Will Edwards (Reynard, Marlow & Sons, Diner, Roman’s), and fellow native New Yorker cooks bring laid-back vibes and a playful balance of high-brow and low-brow.

Listen to the live recording here:

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Heritage Radio Network is the ultimate destination for savvy, entertaining, conversations about what’s going on in the culinary world. They are an independent, member-supported, 501(c)(3) nonprofit radio station, broadcasting from two recycled shipping containers behind Roberta’s Pizza, a restaurant at the forefront of Brooklyn’s culinary renaissance. Follow them on Instagram.

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