I read about Post Office on Tasting Table & Immaculate Infatuation, but it wasn’t until I realized that a good friend lived around the corner that I decided to take the trip out to BK. It was surprisingly painless to get there from the East Village (Post Office is by the Marcy Av J, M, [...]
Northern Spy Food Co. (my coverage here) will be hosting a four course wild foods dinner today Wednesday May 9th. The menu will feature several ingredients foraged from the woods such as whelks & pasture grasses. $50 will get you: Foraged forest salad: burdock root, pine, violets, malted rye. Wild mussel and ramp chowder with whelk fritters. Lamb roasted in [...]
Marshal seizes Kate’s Joint. EVGrieve 10 seat restaurant to replace Nice Guy Eddie’s. The Local East Village Josie’s approved by CB3. Lakeside Lounge will close at the end of the month. Pok Pok owner Andy Ricker launches Som drinking vinegars. Boukies replaces Heartbreak on 2nd Avenue. Via Eater
Randolph Beer coming to Broome St. from Gothamist 9th St. Espresso will be taking over part of the old Life Cafe via EV Grieve Awesome ramen infographic from HackCollege Lanza’s celebrates it’s 108th birthday with special lunches via Neighborhoodr. Eater reports that Kate’s Joint might have to add meat to the menu. Edi & The Wolf expanding into [...]
City Crab has a special place in my heart, it’s a massive two floor restaurant where I’ve enjoyed seafood for the best of 10 years. Before I really ‘got into’ food, I learned the basics about seafood here. The restaurant has a pretty typical ‘old-school seafood restaurant’ vibe; wood paneling, high tables & the obligatory tank full [...]
Goat Town cooking up Tex-Mex on Mondays. Via Grub Street Sons of Essex release a NYE video. Via Bowery Boogie East Village Eats: Culture Nosh coming to Whole Foods on Jan 26th. Only 3 East Village & LES spots represented in Restaurant Week. Cafetasia is now the Lantern. Via EVGrieve Need the perfect wine to go with [...]
The Secret Life of bourbon barrels. Julie Farias now helming Goat Town, via Eater. Salon Hencho (next to Hencho In Dumbo) getting live music. Eater reports that Michael White will be opening Nicoletta. Cucina di Pesce closed for emergency repairs via EVGrieve.
My first visit to Jane back in January was pretty good, so I jumped at the chance to check the place out again for brunch recently. A friend was celebrating his birthday & there was 11 of us in total, meaning that I’d be able to see more of the menu. Given that we were [...]
There’s nothing more satisfying than good BBQ. That feeling of happiness with a stomach full of smoked meat & sticky hands. I don’t eat as much BBQ as I’d like (I reviewed Hill Country recently), but I will admit that this is one of my favorite places.
Lunch can be somewhat boring in the East Village since there aren’t really that many good places that open & serve food before 4pm (I often find myself returning to the same places over & over again) which is why I was excited that The Brindle Room is open for lunch. I had recently watched [...]keep looking »