Cookbooks, Coffee and more at Brooklyn’s Archestratus

Sep 07, 2020 132

In Greenpoint, Brooklyn, the street names flow like the alphabet, starting with Ash, Box, then Clay and carrying on until Oak. On Huron Street, I came across Archestratus Books & Food, one of New York City’s coziest spots for daydreaming about food.

I find large bookstores with general cookbook sections overwhelming. Vintage cookbook stores can feel dusty and outdated (cornstarch - Yikes!). And while I love to shop for new shiny covers and navigate a labyrinth of towering bookshelves, I prefer Archestratus where the cookbook genres are digestible in size and the recipes that resonate are easy to find.

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