Brent Cox

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Brent Cox has written for the Awl, the Toast, Saveur and elsewhere. He resides quietly in the South of Brooklyn.

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The Dean Hotel: Hanging Its Hat on an Iniquitous History

Finding the Dean Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island meant driving a circle or two in the shadow of the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, then sliding at just the right moment into a car-length loading zone. I guess we looked dazed, as the valet quickly  welcomed us and ran down the operational details of entrusting our motor vehicle to him. In the lobby, ...

The Farm on Adderly in Ditmas Park: Brunch Ground Zero

While all of us were arguing about brunch—whether it was breakfast, whether it was lunch, whether it was just silly—brunch solidified into an institution. Sure, it’s fun to bicker over the semantics, but brunch just doesn’t care. The Farm on Adderly, in the south Brooklyn neighborhood of Ditmas Park, is brunch ground zero, especially at ...