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 […]
We love all the new openings in Williamsburg & Greenpoint, but there are three in particular that that we think deserve a visit. Juniper: This casual new café located right off Bedford Avenue serves a mix of burgers and daily specials such as jambalaya, mussels, and pulled pork sandwiches. They don’t have a liquor license […]
Beginning on March 21st and running through the 31st is Dine In Brooklyn, one of our favorite times to try out Brooklyn eateries at a low price. The deal is pretty simple: $25 for dinner, $20.11 for lunch (random!), and two-for-one brunch options. A few Williamsburg and Greenpoint restaurants are participating including: Aurora, Baci & […]
A warm welcome tonight for the newest addition to Williamsburg’s burgeoning restaurant scene, Moomba. Soft-opening this evening in the space formerly known as Vertuccio’s, Moomba’s prime real estate – it borders McCarren Park on North 12th – should make it a popular stop for the neighborhood’s brunch aficionados and late-night diners alike. Offering a diverse […]