Quick and Easy Microgreens With Hamama’s Home Gardening Kit

A foolproof system that requires very little labor

As microgreens, the garnish once reserved for restaurant tasting menus, make their way to café ubiquity, it turns out they’re very easy to grow at home. The small shoots don’t need too much space, light, or even time—just some water and a growing medium. Making microgreen-growing further foolproof is Hamama, a new San Francisco-based start-up founded by two MIT students, that offers a kit for …

St Agrestis Introduces Nostalgic Bottled Cocktails

Aimed at a discerning crowd, Italian-influenced ready-to-drink offerings from a Brooklyn producer

From our collective obsession with the Negroni to the refreshing spritz, summertime is the season of the bitter. While you’re likely familiar with names like Fernet-Branca, Aperol and Campari, you may be less aware of St Agrestis. Based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, St Agrestis produces exquisitely made small-batch amaro and has done for years. The flagship New York Amaro bottles are eye-catching—reminiscent of vintage apothecary bottles. And, after …

Grimm Ales’ First Anniversary Bottled Blend of Beers

Combining liquid that's a year old with some recently brewed, a release that encapsulates the brewery's efforts so far

Prior to opening their airy and ambitious Williamsburg outpost, Joe and Lauren Grimm were running their brewery, CH favorite Grimm Ales, on a nomadic basis. The pair would develop a recipe on their home-brewing system (inside their Gowanus apartment) and then translate that recipe to the operation of larger pre-existing breweries willing to lend space. There, they’d make their beer, bottle or can it, and …