Brooklyn Beers in Brooklyn Bars; The Cheyenne Diner Remains in Midtown

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• Drink locally with this guide to the Brooklyn bars with the best Brooklyn beers. [Brooklyn Paper]

• Just in time for the new season of Top Chef, it's a Q&A; with former contestants Nikki Cascone and Hung Huynh. [amNY]

• Dumbo’s Water Street Restaurant & Lounge has a brand new raw bar; apropos in a former seafaring neighborhood. [Brooklyn Paper]

• Once you’ve had your fill of sweets at this weekend’s Chocolate Show, head to Pier 55 for the weekend’s other big food event, Tastings New York City, which features everything from a Thanksgiving demonstration by One If by Land, Two If by Sea chef Craig Hopson to the first annual FDNY pancake cookoff. [Metromix]

• Despite the highly publicized plan six months ago to move the Cheyenne Diner to Red Hook, it’s still sitting in midtown. [Lost City]