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Win Son Bakery receiving accolades from critics for sweet and savory treats

The Williamsburg Taiwanese bakery has only been open for a few weeks, but people are already buzzing about their food. The restaurant is a spin-off of critic’s favorite Win Son. The counter joint’s name is a bit misleading since in addition to doughnuts, custard toasts, and cookies, they also have savory dishes like a burger and a pork-knuckle breakfast sandwich. Grub Street proclaims Your New Favorite Burger Might Be at Win Son Bakery: There’s melted raclette blanketing the burger itself, a garnish of scallions, and an actually special sauce that’s mayo-based and made with funky and savory doufu ru or fermented bean curd as well as ginger, scallions…

GIVEAWAY: Win 2 GA Tix to Get Lost NYC

Some parties transcend the tight confines of club walls and emerge the stuff of legend. Such is the case with Get Lost – a sanctuary for insanity, a place where music goers go to lose themselves and drown in beats. The mastermind behind these marathon parties is techno visionary and tastemaker Damian Lazarus. Get Lost has become a cornerstone of Miami Music Week culture, and now he’s bringing those good vibes north. For the first time ever, Get Lost NYC will invade Ridgewood, bringing to Knockdown Center an all new concept, as…

This One Goes to Eleven: Weekly metal round up

Off the next two weeks to track vox for something new (metal!) and wedding duty (not metal!), so sip this one slow.  WHAT TO HEAR: Leading the way this week is Portent (Gilead Media), the cauterizing new full-length from middle west black metal collective False. Comprised of four hypercoaster epics, Portent is Six Flags for sad kids, with False operating, as they always have, at the intersection of breakneck and bucolic. There are lovely, epic movements bisected by katana riffage and …

Gertie is now open in Williamsburg

We’re definitely excited about this one. Gertie is a new restaurant from Nate Adler of Marlow & Sons fame. They’re officially open today for breakfast and lunch, with dinner coming soon! You can check out there breakfast and lunch menu at gertie.nyc. For the project, Adler — a partner at standout East Village neighborhood Basque restaurant Huertas — has partnered with general manager Flip Biddelman and a chef who already has tons of neighborhood cred, Will Edwards, who used to work at Williamsburg stand-bys Reynard, Marlow & …