Browsing: Food & Drink

Business don chingon, 216 flatbush ave
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In Park Slope, 2015 is quickly becoming the year of the Mexican restaurant, with several new spots opening or coming soon — including Don Chingon, which opened Wednesday on Flatbush Avenue, where Fish & Sip closed this past fall. The space, located at 216 Flatbush Avenue near Bergen, has gotten a bit of a makeover, including…

Food & Drink Photo via Bonnie's Grill
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When you’re feeling like a spicy, meaty indulgence, there’s not much better than a pile of buffalo wings. And luckily, we’ve got some of the best right here in Park Slope — if not THE best in all of New York City. The Daily Meal recently proclaimed the wings at Bonnie’s Grill (278 5th Avenue,…

Food & Drink The Israeli breakfast
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With so many places in the neighborhood to grab a mimosa and a plate of eggs on the weekend, how can you decide which is the best spot to take your visiting in-laws or where you’ll want to sit quietly for a couple hours with the hair of the dog? The Park Slope Brunch Beat…

Food & Drink Photo by Perfect Potato
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Fries, fries, and more fries are coming soon to 5th Avenue. Signage recently went up at 172 5th Avenue, between Degraw and Sackett, for Perfect Potato, a gourmet Belgian fries joint that’s currently under construction, as was first noted by Here’s Park Slope. DNAinfo spoke with the owner, Stephanie Seitman, who explains the space will be pretty…

Food & Drink Photo by Eric
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Looks like another of the vacancies on 7th Avenue is about to be filled — with gigantic burritos. A Chipotle is coming to the space at 185 7th Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets, where the Met supermarket closed this past fall. Though a rep for the company could not confirm or deny it for us, the owner…

Food & Drink four & twenty blackbirds pie and coffee
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This Saturday, March 14 (or, ya know, 3/14) is Pi Day, an excuse to celebrate the math symbol that represents the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is about 3.14 — and an even better excuse to eat pie! Thankfully, we’re in just the right spot if you’re looking…

Food & Drink Littleneck lobster roll
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If you had to list the restaurants that are the heart and soul of the neighborhood, the places that we just couldn’t do without, the places that help define what Park Slope is, what would they be? The Village Voice recently put together their own list that covers the entire borough — 99 Essential Restaurants in Brooklyn rounds…

Food & Drink henri on fifth brunch
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With so many places in the neighborhood to grab a mimosa and a plate of eggs on the weekend, how can you decide which is the best spot to take your visiting in-laws or where you’ll want to sit quietly for a couple hours with the hair of the dog? The Park Slope Brunch Beat…

Food & Drink Lobster butternut squash bisque at the Soup Bowl
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A little public service announcement on this super-cold day: The Soup Bowl, located at 319 7th Avenue, between 8th and 9th Streets, will end its season on Saturday, March 7. Each winter, the spot takes over the space that houses Uncle Louie G’s in the warmer months, and as the name states, they sell soup. They offer a wide variety, with…

Food & Drink (crop) buttermilk bakeshop snickerdoodle
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At some point during the afternoon, do you start to fade a bit? If you’re like us, a little bit of a sugar rush is just the thing to push you through until quitting time, and we’ve got just the thing: a big, chewy cookie from Buttermilk Bakeshop. The bakery just opened its second location…

Business rachel's tortillas coming soon
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Fans of Rachel’s Taqueria (408 5th Avenue, between 7th and 8th Streets) will be excited to learn they’re expanding to another space down the block, where they’ll be cooking up fresh tortillas and serving up “truly traditional Mexican from Tijuana, B.C.” The new space, according to a sign posted in the window and the neon…

Food & Drink Grilled cheese at MeltKraft
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If you’re looking for some extra-special ooey-gooey comfort food, you’ve come to the right place, because according to Thrillist, Park Slope has three of the top 10 gilled cheese sandwiches in the city at the moment. There is nothing straightforward about these grilled cheese heavyweights, which pack a flavor (and gut) punch. Here’s who, and…

Food & Drink Ollie & Ry bagel with gravlax
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It’s all about the house-made gravlax at the recently opened Ollie & Ry, located at 242 5th Avenue between President and Carroll, in the space that was most recently 5th Avenue Bageltique Cafe, which closed this past December. The new space has been open a couple of weeks now, and if you’re looking for a quick…

Food & Drink Fireplace at Union Hall, photo by onlyonlymayu
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NEWS FLASH: It’s freakin’ cold outside! Still, if you don’t want to hibernate, you probably don’t want to travel too far in the cold to get someplace fun and warm. So grab your friends, order some hot toddies, and cozy up to the hearth at any of these spots in the neighborhood: 1. Brooklyn Voodoo…

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