Recently we’ve heard reports that beloved supplier of Mexican-BBQ tacos and sliders (and that amazing Green Chili Mac & Cheese, mmmm) service, Mexicue, is unreachable. Their Seamless Web profile is down, and the number seems to be disconnected. Does anyone know what happened? Inquiring lunch plans want to know. UPDATE: Thomas Kelly of Mexicue writes […]
In the continuing spirit of the ever changing Williamsburg neighborhood, a former topless lounge/go-go bar has been transformed into an upscale dinner restaurant/bar named Trix on Bedford Avenue and North 10th Street. Here’s a picture of what the old lounge used to look like. Trix serves small plates of American Nouveau cuisine, brunch on the […]
The newly opened Spritzenhaus is a pretty awesome place. It’s 6,000-square feet and is equipped with 100 beer taps, a wood-burning oven, a marble bar, and pretzels, pizzas, and sausages are served to wash down your beer. When the weather is lovely there are outdoor “filling stations”, and for the colder months there’s a huge […]
Great news for Mexican food lovers: Mole which has two locations in the West Village and the Lower East Side has opened a Williamsburg location. They’ll be serving traditional Mexican fare in addition to queso fundido (melted cheese with jalapeños and tortillas), baja-style fish tacos, and cochinita Pibil (shredded pork cooked in banana leaves). There […]
Attention food lovers: beginning on May 21st the Willamsburg Brooklyn Flea market will be launching an all-food bonanza called “Smorgasburg”. The market will be open every Saturday from 9am-5pm and will feature 100+ food vendors in addition to a GrowNYC Greenmarket with 15-20 farmers! In addition to the 100 secured vendors, Smorgasburg is looking for […]
Secret-ish food markets are back (with the never-talk-to-the-New-York-Times lesson learned from the Greenpoint Food Market forgotten). So, of course we have our very own. And obviously its going to be vegan. From the release, these are some of the goods: Puffy glazed doughnuts from Dun-Well Doughnuts! The Regal Vegan’s top notch Faux Gras! (gluten-free too!) […]
One thing we love about New York City is the ability to have your booze delivered right to your door, which is why we were excited to read this morning in Grub Street about the opening of Vine Wine in the old Brooklyn Kitchen space. The new boutique has a communal tasting table and offers […]
A kickstarter for citrus cocktail bitters made right here in the ‘burg. Maybe he’ll personally deliver in the neighborhood in time for summer cocktails?
Somehow, this wasn’t on our radar, but Brooklyn Star has been open for a little over two weeks in the space formerly known as Lazy Catfish. There’s no brick oven this time around, but it’s more spacious and the menu remains largely the same.
Here’s your regular round-up of comings and goings in the bar/restaurant scene. Lighthouse: Built from scratch by siblings Naama and Assaf Tamir, The Lighthouse is a welcome addition to the South Williamsburg/Lorimer neighborhood. Serving a locally sourced raw bar, whole fish, grilled steaks, pork chops, and pickles the food is fresh and tasty, although a […]