Restaurant Intel: Chez Ma Tante and Pretty Southern

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Gluten-Free Fried Chicken Sandwich (via Yelp)

We told you that Jimmy’s Diner had closed in Greenpoint. Sometime this Spring the space will host a new restaurant called Chez Ma Tante — which means At My Aunt’s:

Chef Aidan O’Neal has plans to turn the space into a new restaurant serving French and British food sometime in early spring… [Read more…]

The most anticipated fall 2016 restaurant openings in Bushwick, Greenpoint and Williamsburg

Icharon - Coming to Bushwick this fall

Icharon – Coming to Bushwick this fall

We saw a lot of openings this summer, including Sauvage, Amami Bar and Restaurant, and the criminally overpriced Aska. Here’s what to look forward to this fall. From Brooklyn Magazine:

Leuca and Westlight
Andrew Carmellini and his NoHo Hospitality crew (The Dutch, Lafayette, Locanda Verde) have finally set their sights on Brooklyn, taking over food and beverage operations for Williamsburg’s sky-high William Vale Hotel. In addition to operating Leuca on the ground floor (a wood-fired, coastal Italian restaurant), the team will oversee the 22-story high Westlight bar, boasting small plates, craft cocktails and 360-degree views of the city.
111 N 12th St., Williamsburg [Read more…]