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Restaurant Roundup

Here’s some restaurant news that will whet your appetite! Henry’s End is settling into their new space at 72 Henry Street. The red neon sign has been lovingly transplanted to the former Sociale location where diners have definitely been taking advantage of their new outdoor seating, weather permitting. According to the Community Board 2, Happy Fin […]

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Eric Adams’ Dine In Brooklyn Showcases Borough Eateries

Borough President Eric Adams has launched Dine In Brooklyn a restaurant-week style program featuring $28 Prix Fixe dinners, $15 two-course lunches and $12 brunches at eateries throughout Brooklyn. The program launched on March 20th and runs through Thursday, March 30th. Dine in Brooklyn celebrates the five-star flavors that make Brooklyn a ‘must-taste’ destination. Our restaurants […]

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DUMBO Gets A Lassen and Hennigs

To those commenters recently remarking on the empty storefronts and impatiently waiting for new food options to open: Here you go. Brooklyn Paper reports that the Montague Street deli is expanding to DUMBO, with plans to open on Water Street between Jay and Pearl. The new spot will have tables for eating in and a liquor […]

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Gallito’s Mexican Urban Cuisine Coming to Montague Street

A new restaurant looks to be opening up in the cursed 140 Montague St. spot formally known as Gandhi Palace. (And before that was the Italian restaurant with the strange name, great food and lousy service. What was it called again?) More to come about Gallito’s Mexican Urban Cuisine, including—what is Mexican urban cuisine? We […]

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A Look at DOH Ratings of Brooklyn Heights Restaurants

A look at NYC Health Violation Ratings for Brooklyn Heights (and all of 11201) reveal that you stand a good chance of avoiding horse meat and various vermin amid your dinner menu items at 99% of the nabe’s eateries. Among the 103 restaurants and other establishments serving food, the only “C” rating currently on the […]

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Confirmed: Spanish Tapas Eatery ‘Taperia’ Coming To 132 Montague Street!

Muy Bueno! The activity we noted on January 6 in the lower space at 132 Montague Street is indeed about to burgeon into locally run Spanish tapas & wine bar Taperia, as was first tipped (with high hopes) one year ago. Sure enough, Bobby Cruz, former owner of the UPS Store on Montague Street, will […]

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The Results Are In: Montague Street BID 2012 Survey

Results are in from the Montague Street Business Improvement District‘s May 2012 Survey regarding local programs and services, asking the likes of: What business would you like to see on Montague Street? What do you shop for on Montague? What are the most important services? Nearly 450 folks responded to the online questionnaire, comprising Brooklyn […]

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Fired Up: DUMBO’s Grimaldi’s Owner Sues Over New Pizzeria Next Door

The enduring tug of war over DUMBO’s Grimaldi’s Pizza is heating up again, this time over its coal ovens. Frank Ciolli, who purchased the Grimaldi’s name for $500,000 in 1998, charges pizza legend Patsy Grimaldi with illegally installing a coal brick oven at 19 Old Fulton Street. But there’s more to the tiff: After a […]

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Five Months Later, Ani Sushi Preps Opening

After Oh My Pasta! closed May 26 after just nine months in business, the space at 142 Montague Street quickly lined up its next eatery. Back in June, a sign in the window announced that Ani Sushi was “coming soon.” Five months later, a sign now hangs alongside the window, the paper has come down […]

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Dellarocco’s Of Brooklyn At Hicks & Montague: Open For Biz Tuesday

At last! Dellarocco’s of Brooklyn, the new local brick-oven eatery at 214 Hicks Street, one door south of Montague, is set to open for business Tuesday, July 31. The eatery held a soft opening Friday, featuring pizzas cooked in its wood-burning brick oven imported from Italy, which were oh so delectably light & tasty. The […]

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