Walking into Cheeseboat, the new family-run Georgian restaurant at 80 Berry Street in Williamsburg, my aesthete’s heart is overjoyed. I am immediately put at ease by the soft, romantic lighting. The boldly-patterned table coverings are ornamented with tea lights that provide a lovely glow. A stunning piece of woodwork surrounds a table tucked into the wall, reminiscent of a hobbit hole and designed by the incredibly talented Charlie Baker of Baker Structures. We are warmly greeted by Shako, one of the family members who will be our server for the evening. I ordered the house red, which is a surprisingly good Malbec bursting with fruit. We start our meal with the vegetarian dip trio, which includes a smoky eggplant paste, a spinach and herb pesto, and a chargrilled onion hummus served with delicious bread. We enjoy our dips but are anxious to move onto the star of the show– the cheeseboat. Continue reading
I get all kinds of excited when there’s talk of dart leagues within walking distance of my house! I may just have to join this one.
Berry Park has a dart league starting in February and they’re looking for players of all skill levels.
4 Berry Street at N 14th
Reader Adina emailed me about the Berry Park Christkindlmarkt this Sunday and well, it just made my Sunday Funday better than usual.
Berry Park Christkindlmarkt is a holiday market that will have lots of handmade crafts, booze, and a Santa! I mean, you can’t go wrong with that combination, right? Agreed! Facebook event here.