Another local watering hole has some news as well, The Richardson‘s Sidewalk Cafe is now open. You can now enjoy cocktails & food OUTSIDE, all day, everyday (’til midnight during the week & ’til 1am on Fridays & Saturdays).
Last weeks Brooklyn Based Table Scraps post included a plethora of WBurg info such as Pies n’ Thighs is about to begin construction on their new space on South 4th and Driggs and founding chef of Marlow and Sons and Diner, Caroline Fidanza, is opening a new restaurant of her own called Saltie’s at 378 Metropolitan, in the space formerly known as Cheeks turning out, “pastries, sandwiches, ice cream, and as much good food as we can produce out of a small space,” according to Fidanza. Also, Bonita I on Bedford Ave is closing on August 15th.
The New York Times Diner Journal recommends one of my favorite Polish restaurants in the ‘hood – Lomzynianka. Lomzynianka is high on the list of local top stops for authenticity and price.
The Village Voice does a piece on Cookie Road’s specialty cookies. While I don’t think I could ever shell out $25 for a cookie, the novelty of them is pretty spectacular. The great part is that Cookie Road still offers fantastic treats and delicious coffee in their shop for those of us not interested in Michael Jackson cookies.