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?
The South has arrived in Williamsburg at the Grand Street bar Lady Jay’s where you’ll find moonshine, mounted antlers, a backyard deck and a jukebox stocked with Waylon, Loretta, Patsy and Johnny. Restaurant veteran Sam Mason (former wd-50 and Tailor chef and star of “Dinner with the Band”) decided to try something new by leaving […]
While the Brooklyn hipster may be ever-associated with swilling the cheaper version of this medallion-winning brew, Pabst Brewing Co. (under new management) has begun selling a “fancy-pants” beer in China called 1844, which sells for 300 yuan ($45 US) per 720ml bottle. Pabst Brewmaster-Asia Alan Kornhauser claims the beer is aimed at China’s “Nouveau riche,” […]
A few weeks ago while walking on Bedford Avenue we noticed that a new restuarant called “The Bedford” had taken the place of the old Sound Fix location. Jumping on the farm-to-table bandwagon, The Bedford serves local, organic entrees with daily specials inspired by the most recent selection available at local markets. Our favorite dishes […]