Earlier this month we posted a report from Eater about the controversy surrounding Jack the Horse’s online fundraiser, which centered on how the funds were being used. While originally understood to be going directly to the restaurant’s employees, the money was also used by owners Tim and Micki Oltmans to pay off expenses associated with the restaurant. […]
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Eater reports that the staff at Jack the Horse are furious at the owners for using GoFundMe donations to pay bills instead giving the money to workers unemployed when the restaurant closed as part of the Covid-19 shut-down. Update: several former JtH employees have commented on the Eater piece, calling it unfair and not representative […]
Gothamist’s Jen Carlson gives big ups to Jack the Horse and its new addition JtH Nextdoor today:
Heights History: The Story Behind Some of the North Heights’ Restaurants And A Look At Them From 47 Years Ago
Ever wondered what the story was behind your favorite restaurant? Well, it might be about more than food or even one man’s dream. Here is an exploration of how some Brooklyn Heights restaurants came to be and what their owners say best exemplifies their spirit. Plus, you will get to see what they looked like back in 1967!
A tipster winks to us that if you’re in the nabe on Independence Day, you’ll get to be one of the first patrons of JTH Next Door. Not quite a soft-opening, the doors will be open and while you may not be able to enjoy the oysters quiiite yet, you’ll definitely be able to have […]
Eater gives our pals at Jack the Horse Tavern big ups today: Eater: The unquestionable winner on their menu is the mac and cheese app, a mix of cheeses including an incredibly smoky gouda lightly topped with crunchy breadcrumbs. You will see one on almost every table, and it is truly the best mac and […]
Update: The protesters returned AGAIN tonight at 6:20pm The Brandworkers International protesters were back out at Jack the Horse yesterday evening, handing out literature about the ongoing workers’ rights litigation at the Tavern’s fish supplier, Wild Edibles. Jack the Horse chef/owner Tim Oltmans tells BHB that the group seemed “more hostile” this time, when they […]
Time Out New York gives Jack the Horse Tavern [66 Hicks Street] a huge rave in this week’s edition: Time Out New York: But the bar attracts a devoted clientele of its own; on a recent weekday night, there was no wait for a table, but barstools were at a premium. This is largely due […]
BHB reader Karl points us to a review of Jack the Horse Tavern in the New York Post: New York Post: Let’s Do Brunch…: The menu offered upscale variations on brunch standards like baked eggs, pancakes and French toast. I chose the shrimp club sandwich with avocado, smoked paprika mayonnaise, radishes and butter lettuce. It […]
Whether your drink of choice is the Man/Woman of Leisure or a lovely glass of The Cab, it’s always good to know “when to say when” at Jack the Horse. After all, you live here, right? Our new celebrity neighbor, William Hurt who has undergone treatment for alcohol abuse at both the Betty Ford Clinic […]
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