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Saturday, Jan. 7, 2006

PAN-ASIAN COMFORT FOOD

In one of those ugly New York landlord stories, Diane and Joseph DiMeo (pictured) were forced to sell their cooking school, the Neighborhood Kitchen, on Court Street. Determined to make the best of a lousy situation, the couple created Soju, a cozy neighborhood restaurant on Atlantic Avenue. Comment

AUSTER’S PARK SLOPE

Who is the B.P.M.? Comments (1)

CLAP AND CHAT

Brooklyn Arts Exchange is kicking off the first event of its 2006 "First Weekends New Performance and Discussion Series" with a visit from the Mob. Comment

HE LOVES THE ’80S

As anyone who has watched Chris Rock’s stand-up act, HBO show or guest appearances on TV chat-fests can attest, the comedian/actor is a smart, straight-talking Brooklyn guy with a fierce wit. Comments (1)

FORKFULS OF PRAISE - AND DISMAY

Below are a few "honorable mentions" that would have made the list if I had been allowed to name my Top 16, and several citations are awarded to places that could use a reality check. Comment

ALL THE BEST

In the past year, more restaurants opened than I could possibly visit, and those in which I dined are raising the bar on what constitutes a great meal - at a tab that puts less evolved Manhattan places to shame. Comment

BOOK ’EM

Now that the holidays are behind us, it’s time to curl up and relax with one good book - or nine, if you plan on attending every event in the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s upcoming literary series. Comment

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