So quit your internship, start a journal, and devote your time to watching the antics of Lena Dunham and her friends, instead. You don't have to move to Bushwick and live in an abandoned loft to eat hipster snacks (no suspicious brownies included). Even if none of your friends show up, you can still dance on your own.
Here are 10 Brooklyn-inspired foods to help you feel as hip as the Girls (and eat well, too):
Porridge isn't inherently hip, but now that Brooklyn has its first artisanal porridge shop, it's soon to be the favorite food of flannel-wearing folks everywhere.
Here, the word "blackout" refers to ridiculous quantities of chocolate, not the wild nights of certain characters.
Photos by James Ransom and Sarah Shatz