From Lady Jays to Hachi, it’s hard to keep up with all the openings on Grand Street East. As Zagat Buzz reports, there are going to be a few more: A branch of Singas Famous Pizza has opened, as evidenced by the rainbow-flagged photo above. The Elmhurst based-chain specializes in personal-sized, thick-crust pizzas (512 Grand St.; 718-782-2100).Just […]
Know how to eat crayfish? Paul Outlaw who co-owns Jen-N-Outlaw’s Fish-Fry truck explained clearly to The New York Times “You rip it open,” he said, demonstrating how to pinch the bottom of the tail to extract a bit of meat. “And then you want to crush the head and suck the brain”. If you live […]
We couldn’t be more excited to get a peek at the latest addition to the Williamsburg bar scene. The brains behind Whiskey Town and Whiskey Tavern’s third baby, Whiskey Brooklyn, might not have the most creative name – but if it ain’t broke… Once an abandoned tonic water factory, Whiskey Brooklyn is housed in an […]
Earlier in June we posted about the all-vegan bakery Champs owned by Megan Blackburn and Brad Baker (best name ever) of Boneshakers that was scheduled to open later in the summer. Vegans rejoice-it’s finally open and ready for business! The interior of Champs is fairly bare bones right now-three pictures are hung on the wall, […]
There are only two Finger On The Pulse BBQs left. Choose wisely– and by that I mean go to both. $5 Fatty Cue plates tonight. Yum! Next week, Good Co. (formerly Hope Lounge) welcomes Andrew W.K. on the ones-and-twos.
This Sunday from 3-8pm stop by Union Pool for the first annual Farm to Folk Fest. The festival will feature live music from local musicians Mia Riddle, Pearl and the Beard, and The Madison Square Gardner and goods from Brooklyn based food vendors Bakesalery, The Brooklyn Salsa Company, Cheshire Canning, and The DP Chutney Collective. […]
Grand Street has a new French Bistro: Le Comptoir. Time Out New York has has the full details on the new joint. Williamsburg’s bistro scene gets a boost with this comely newcomer from chef Sebastien Chamaret (La Goulue). The restaurant—opening for brunch this week, with dinner service planned for later this month—boasts an open kitchen […]
We ‘re super excited for the Temporary Taqueria preview happening in two weeks under the Williamsburg Bridge. Tacos made from local ingredients, greens from rooftop farmers, coffee from Blue Bottle, chocolate from Mast Brothers, and specials on beer! There’s nothing more that we want…other than turning the temporary status into permanent. Tickets are $8, buy […]
For weeks we’ve been wondering what was going to open underneath the bright color spectrum panel in a storefront on Leonard near Grand Street. Today we discovered it’s a Mexican restaurant named Haab after the Mayan calendar which will serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We love the colorful display of Mexican sodas in the window […]
Careful ice cream kids, remember what happened to the Greenpoint Food Market after the Times showed some love?