DeDe Lahman is co-owner of the Clinton St. Baking Company and Community Food & Juice. She began her career as an editor and advice columnist at Seventeen magazine. She has worked as a book researcher, freelance writer, brand consultant, and cook.
Neil Kleinberg was raised in Brooklyn, and opened his first restaurant, Simon's, at the age of 22. After four years at The Water Club under Rick Moonen, he returned to his native Flatbush to reopen the legendary seafood star, Lundy's. Neil co-authored The Lundy's Cookbook (Harper Collins, 1998), and is a distinguished member of The James Beard Foundation.
In a city where brunch is a near-religious experience, the Clinton Street Baking Company and Restaurant is arguably the Holy Grail--a dining experience so fulfilling that people wait hours on weekend mornings for a chance to savor their fresh baked goods, hearty omelets, sugar-cured bacon, and house-made buttermilk biscuits and ...!--startfragment-->