231 Bedford Avenue
at N. 4th Street
between E. 21st and 22nd Streets
197 Atlantic Avenue
Whisk opened in late 2008 by Brooklynites to bring cookware, bakeware, knives and tabletop items to the Williamsburg neighborhood and have since expanded to include stores in Brooklyn Heights plus the Manhattan Flatiron area.
What to know:
They sell cookware, bakeware, knives, pantry foods like jams, tea and chutney, plus cookbooks, barware and tabletop items. They carry most of the major brands.
They are active in the world of home cooking and regularly host demonstrations, cookbook author signings, and other events. You can sign up for their newsletter at their website.