Browsing: Food & Drink

Food & Drink Great beers and people watching at The Gate. Photo by exoticbreads
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It’s finally here! The time of year that calls us all outside, where the sun is shining and people are smiling and about 90% of the pedestrians have a cup of iced coffee in their hands. And since it’s basically a crime to be inside — you’re all reading this on your smart phones or…

Business papi's grill at 161 7th avenue in park slope
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Are you hungry for tortas, 7th Avenue? Hope so, because you’ll be able to get your fill when a new Mexican restaurant opens tomorrow. The owner of Papi’s Grill at 161 7th Avenue, between Garfield and 1st, tells us they’re ready to start serving their menu of tacos, tortas, huaraches, weekend tamales, and more starting this Saturday, April 25 — so if you stop in…

Food & Drink Photo via Wassan
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A restaurant space that’s long had trouble gaining traction may soon see a turnaround as a Michelin-recommended Japanese spot adds an outpost there. The much-loved Japanese restaurant Wasan will soon be opening a new space at 440 Bergen Street, just off 5th Avenue, reports the Commercial Observer. They’ve been dishing up farm-to-table dishes in the…

Business tofu on 5th coming to 384 5th avenue in park slope
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A Chinese take-out joint is moving down to 5th Avenue from 7th because of that often-heard story: rising rents. Tofu on 7th, a solid choice for take-out and delivery, will be moving from its space at 226 7th Avenue, between 3rd and 4th Streets, to 384 5th Avenue, on the corner of 6th Street. An…

Food & Drink Photo by Tom Prendergast
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Come grilling season, local outdoor cooks will soon have another place to roast some wienies, as Prospect Park is adding another sanctioned barbecuing area. The new grill spot, which will not have any fixed grills (so it’s bring your own, only) will be near the Lincoln Road entrance by the East Drive, according to the…

Food & Drink brunch at pork slope
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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…

Business Photo via Baba's Pierogies
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If you’ve been sad about how lacking our area is in the wonderful Eastern European dumplings know as pierogies, your life (and your belly) is about to get so much more full, as a new restaurant preps to open on 3rd Avenue. As we first noted back in the fall, Baba’s Pierogies has been transforming the long-vacant space…

Business the estaminet at 107A 7th Avenue in park slope
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The first new coffee shop coming to 7th Avenue this year has opened, and it’s differentiating itself with crepes. The Estaminet opened recently at 107A 7th Avenue, on the corner of President Street, in the space that was previously home to Spectacles. As first noted on Here’s Park Slope, this small new cafe is serving up…

Business Cemita, photo via Papi's Grill
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We’re inching closer to tortas on 7th Avenue, as a new Mexican restaurant approaches its opening. Signage recently went up for Papi’s Grill at 161 7th Avenue, between Garfield and 1st, and it’s looking like work is finishing up at the space, which was originally announced back in February as the second outpost of a Sunset Park…

Food & Drink Food Truck Rally at Grand Army Plaza
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Along with Opening Day festivities, there’s another reason to stop by Prospect Park this weekend — the food trucks are back! Try cuisine from far and wide [parts of NYC] at the rally’s Grand Army Plaza outpost on several Sundays throughout the summer. A park representative tells us that this year’s Grand Army Plaza visitors can…

Food & Drink nasi lemak at al seabu malaysian restaurant in park slope
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There are only a handful of Malaysian restaurants in Brooklyn, and as of last week, Park Slope is lucky enough to have one of them. Al Seabu has opened at 383 5th Avenue, between 6th and 7th Streets, touting its menu as “Malaysian fusion and seafood cuisine,” and its unique offerings are worth a visit. The space…

Business dimbulla tea shop coming to park slope
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The corner of 5th Avenue and 6th Street didn’t stay empty too long. Two adjacent businesses, Corner Burger and Chip Shop, both closed in December, and those spaces are already looking alive again. A sign recently went up in the window of 381 5th Avenue announcing Dimbulla Tea Shop will open there in May, taking over the space…

Food & Drink People's Pops popsicle
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After restaurant’s bringing back their outdoor seating, our favorite sign of spring in the neighborhood is watching our seasonal shops turnover, and we say goodbye to warm bites, and welcome back the chilly ones! First up is People’s Pops, the fruit ice pops and shaved ice shop, which returns this month to its space at 808B…

Food & Drink Lobo brunch migas
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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…

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