The Burger Guru, a staple for cheap burgers on 98 Berry Street in Williamsburg, quietly closed earlier this year. In its place is a new Greek tapas restaurant called Ela Taverna. The owners updated the decor a tad, but have kept the space fairly minimal. The menu features Greek staples like Moussaka, Spanakopita and Grilled Octopus. […]
We mentioned that Fornino was opening a new restaurant on 291 Kent Avenue. They’ve been open for a few weeks now in the former home of Cow & Clover and their original restaurant on Bedford Avenue has closed. The new space is enormous and has a slightly larger menu. Also in Williamsburg, Belly opens today […]
We told you about Westlight, which opened last month. Now the hotel’s proper restaurant Leuca is set to open tonight: Leuca, located on the ground floor of The William Vale Hotel at 111 North 12th Street near Wythe Avenue, is a restaurant with food influenced by Southern Italy. Chef Andrew Carmellini, the culinary mastermind behind […]
They quietly opened earlier this month on Nassau ave. Gothamist was wowed by the size of their menu: The owner of Ako Sushi in Williamsburg is the latest restaurateur to open a new dining option on Nassau Avenue adjacent to McCarren Park. Chef Nick Wang opened Amami Bar and Restaurant this week, expanding on his popular […]
Newly opened Bourbon Springs is on a quiet block off the Graham Ave stop in Williamsburg. Their focus is Cajun cuisine and craft cocktails and best of all, they have a seafood boil on Sundays: If you haven’t been to vibrant Graham Avenue on the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint yet, I present to you […]
They’ve been open for a couple of weeks now and the space is beautiful: French cafe and bakery Maman now offers its popular chocolate chip cookie and other baked goods in new locations in Greenpoint and on the Bowery.
It seems like heresy to us, but to each their own: Champs Jr. in Greenpoint (620 Manhattan Avenue), which mysteriously closed last month, is re-opening this Monday as an ALL-VEGAN PIZZA BY THE SLICE JOINT in partnership with Philly-based company Blackbird Pizzeria. The micro-Champs will now be a late night mecca of cruelty-free, hot n’ […]
We love Maison Premiere so this is exciting news. Located in the same space that used to house Lokal, Sauvage is sure to absorb some of Five Leaves’ always insane waiting list. The 68-seat bistro — which sits on the border of McCarren Park — has been in the works for a while now.
And he loves the tajines saying they are “so damn good.” He also says Bar Omar offers the best french fries in Williamsburg: The cooking of the Maghreb is among the most exciting in the world, though vastly underappreciated in New York City. Once known as the land of the Moors, this region of North […]
Dromedary is having a party to celebrate opening this Friday. From Gothamist: Lombardozzi’s a 20-year industry vet who did a decade at One If By Land, Two If By Sea before a one-night training stint at Maison Premiere inspired him to open his own place.