Norman, Chucko Ramen, and West Wine Bar are now open for business in North Brooklyn.
Hopefully the overrated food has improved: Last week, Fredrik Berselius reopened his critically acclaimed Nordic-influenced restaurant Aska in a former warehouse on South 5th Street near the Williamsburg Bridge.
The Viking invasion continues. First there were the Scandinavian Torst and Luksus, followed by Dirck the Norseman, Konditori and Aska. (Ok, Aska is technically on the border of Greenpoint). Now, Budin is open, serving up its own blend of “high-end Scandinavian roasts“: The $7 latte is here. The Nordic coffeehouse Budin opens this morning in Greenpoint, […]
We feel spoiled. One quibble though… we don’t really consider an $115 tasting menu bar food. Still, we’re glad to see North Brooklyn get some love. Best Miso Ramen: Ramen Yebisu 126 N. 6th St., nr. Berry St., Williamsburg; no phone Akira Hiratsuka ages his fresh Sapporo-style noodles for 48 hours to develop their slightly […]
We tried this place when it was Frej and found it pretentious and dull. Is it better as Aska? At these prices, we’ll likely never know: Scandinavian sensation Aska is stepping up its game with a new 10-course tasting menu from chef Fredrik Berselius that will be offered on Friday and Saturday nights for $115 […]
If you broke through the New York Times website’s pay wall in July of last year and found a familiar sounding street featured prominently atop Fashion/Style, you may have felt nervous while reading “All Roads Lead to Wythe.” From Bowl Train to the Brewery, the Times had blown up the block. My summer haunt was […]
Welcome to February. There are only two acceptable reasons to ever leave the house in this most bitter of months: to eat, drink and then return home to sleep the pain away. Seamless, GrubHub and crew have made it almost too easy to receive sustenance, survive the winter, and never see another living soul again. […]