Browsing: Food & Drink

Business now closed: sekt
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The small plate and sparkling wine restaurant Sekt, opened by Korzo owner Otto Zizak in the El Rincon Familiar space at 651 5th Avenue (between 18th and 19th Street), appears to have closed, as many neighbors recently pointed out after we gave it a brief mention in a post about new businesses on this stretch
Business Pitas and Sticks Meat
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Pitas & Sticks, located in the former Atomic Wings space at 321 9th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), officially opened their doors to the public on September 5, and employees tell us that business over the last few days has been hopping. The interior is nice and crisp, with an industrial mix of metal, brick,
Business Sips 'N Bites opening chalkboard
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A new Italian restaurant is replacing another one that closed a few months ago on the corner of Prospect and 7th Avenues. Sips ‘N Bites will open on Saturday, September 13 at 364 Prospect Avenue, and neighbors are invited to stop by from 5:30-10pm for a free taste of what they’ll be dishing up (though
Business Pitas and Sticks Exterior
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If you’ve had a hankering for some Greek cuisine, we bring good news from 9th Street. Pitas & Sticks owner John Stamos tells us that the new restaurant, taking over the Atomic Wings space at 321 9th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), is scheduled to open sometime this week. The menu, which you can
Business Juiceland Interior
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Calling all juice fans! Austin-based JuiceLand recently opened their first Brooklyn store in the former We Buy Gold space on 9th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues. The bright space is small, with only a few seating options near the back wall, so don’t plan on hanging around for a leisurely morning at the juice
Food & Drink Der Kommissar banh mi sausage
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If you love sausage and you haven’t been to Der Kommissar, you’re doing yourself a disservice. The bar and restaurant, which opened more than three years ago at 559 5th Avenue, between 15th and 16th Streets, serves up some of the most delicious artisanal Austrian-style sausages in town. And while their regular menu, featuring many traditional
Food & Drink Dive in Gowanus via Gowanus Canal Conservancy
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This Friday, August 15, you can eat something delicious and know that you’re helping the Gowanus Canal. The Gowanus Canal Conservancy has teamed up with several restaurants for the second annual Dive In Gowanus, an event that aims to celebrate those restaurants and bring in some environmental and community initiatives to the area. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will
Food & Drink apple turnover espresso 77
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Earlier this week we spotted an Instagram picture from neighbor deuceindc showing off a tasty looking cronut from Espresso 77 (410 7th Avenue, between 13th and 14th Streets). We’ve been itching to stop by for one of our own, but when we finally made our way to the cafe this morning, there were no cronuts to be
Food & Drink (crop) Stacy Blundell, Savor the Slope
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Stacy Blundell has been living in South Slope for the past five years. In this time, she has seen many changes within the neighborhood — particularly what’s been occurring in the food scene here. Earlier this summer Blundell launched Savor The Slope, a food blog that explores many of the culinary gems and hidden treasures
Food & Drink Watermelon Drop
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If the news of JuceLand’s impending arrival has you craving something fresh and fruity, Green Kitchen (486 5th Avenue, between 11th and 12th Streets) has a tasty treat with your name on it. The refreshing Watermelon Drop ($6.50 for a 20 ounce serving) is made with sliced watermelon, strawberries, and lemon. It’s naturally sweet enough to
Food & Drink Free Slurpees
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There are so many wonderful things to look forward to during the summer months, like flip flops, Fourth of July barbecues, and the beach. The most sacred of all summer celebrations, though, might be Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven. On Friday, July 11, stores across the country, including our South Slope location on 5th Avenue (between 13th
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