About Alyssa Alpine

Brooklyn-based writer and cultural omnivore Alyssa Alpine regularly contributes to Flavorpill and Culturebot, covering performing arts, food, and all manner of topics in between. She finds a well-stocked refrigerator deeply reassuring.

Lonely Grill

Urban Grilling

When city dwellers attempt to recreate a backyard barbecue in a public park, is it truly urban grilling? Or is it barbecue blasphemy?