The basement floor of the McCarren Hotel & Pool is about to change hands again. First, their was The Elm, a well-reviewed but expensive joint with a celebrity chef. It never really caught on. Next, the space became Oleanders, a kitschy 80s-inspired fern bar that was too cute for its own good. In September, a new […]
The McCarren Hotel’s restaurant Oleanders (160 N 12th St.) is debuting a new menu today lead by
Bring on the Clams Casino, Coq au vin, and oysters Rockefeller! Oleanders will be in the old The Elm space, inside the McCarren Hotel. Typically, the food menu at fern bars featured a grab bag of classic, turn-of-the-century dishes like lobster thermidor and more contemporary American comfort foods (a lot of cottage cheese, too).
A new restaurant is opening in the former home of The Elm that’s sure to please all the Biffs and Muffys in Brooklyn. It’s called Oleanders and it’s set to open June 10. Bring on the Harvey Wallbangers! Flo Fab also reports that the replacement for the Elm at the McCarren Hotel now has a […]