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All Aboard: Greenpoint’s OG Pirate Dr. Klaw is BACK

Dr. Klaw ©Julia Moak
We caught up with Dr. Klaw in an undisclosed location. #thehuntfordrklaw

If you’ve lived in Greenpoint long enough, you’ve probably heard tale of Dr. Klaw. Six years ago, Dr. Klaw was illegally slinging seafood out of an apartment in Greenpoint. You texted Klaw, and he texted you a location—sometimes a street corner, sometimes behind Peter Pan Donuts—where you could swap cash for his addictive homemade lobster rolls.

Before too long, Dr. Klaw got popular with locals and celebrities alike. He won’t reveal who his most famous customers were, but there were some big names jonesing for his lobs, and at max production he was trafficking up to 250 lobster rolls a day, had up to $30k worth of lobster in his refrigerators, and a lot of illegal propane tanks. And he even had an imitator invading his turf, who dealt grilled cheese sandwiches in the East Village. “We had words,” Klaw says. Continue reading

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‘Lobster Corn Dog’ Lands at Greenpoint Fish and Lobster Co.

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NEW (POTENTIAL) CULT  FOOD ITEM ALERT!! 

This Fourth of July Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co. will launch a spanking new menu item…the Lobster Corn Dog!

For $15 you’ll get half a tail of Maine lobster deep fried in corn dog batter, served on a stick with tarragon- lemon aioli, sprinkled with Old Bay seasoning and served with wedge cut French fries and coleslaw.  Cor.

Apparently there’ll only be a limited quantity available each day so the dish will be available on a first come first serve basis. Here’s hoping Greenpoint Fish doesn’t go all Dominique Ansel on us!

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster is at 114 Nassau Avenue (at Eckford Street). They open daily from noon.

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Open! Open! Greenpoint Fish & Lobster

Vinny Milburn, left, and Adam Geringer-Dunn, right

Fifth generation fishmonger Vinny Milburn and co-owner/chef Adam Geringer-Dunn have opened the doors to Greenpoint Fish & Lobster (114 Nassau Ave), their much-anticipated raw bar and market offering seasonal, local, and well-sourced seafood in a quaint corner restaurant setting. Milburn and Geringer-Dunn are passionate about ensuring customers know where their catches come from, and that transparency is embodied in everything from the large, street-facing picture window where passersby can see their team at work to maritime maps hanging in the restrooms. It’s a little jewel box of a space and a two-fold great addition to the neighborhood – a reliable, quality seafood market and quite a nice new date night option.

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Bon Appétit Greenpoint Grub Crawl 2-for-1 Ticket Offer! (06/21)

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Coco's Baked Eggs with Chorizo

“Do you always look for the longest day of the year and then miss it?” asked The Great Gatsby’s Daisy. Well there’ll be no missing it this year, not if you choose to mark the day by partaking in Bon Appétit’s Greenpoint Grub Crawl which, betwixt the hours of 11.30am-5pm, will take punters on a tour of some of the most exciting foody hotspots in the area.

And, for a very limited time, there’s a ‘buy one get one free’ deal on tickets when you use the code BAGCGO at checkout. Continue reading

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New Portuguese Grill ‘Raizes’ the Bar on Nassau

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Raizes' Beautiful Dining Space

The yellow Wasco car on a McGuiness rooftop has long been a Greenpoint landmark. But during the last two years the space below, previously used as an auto supply and motor works,  has undergone an incredible transformation. Just before Christmas it was unveiled as Raizes Churrascaria (139 Nassau Ave), a Portuguese grill run by Lucia Corba.

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The Lobstahs Are Coming! Lobstah Palooza (9/21)

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The LOBSTAHS are coming!

On Saturday, September, 21, 2013 at 3pm – 1500 big, mean and oh so delicious live Maine lobsters are arriving at The Well (272 Meserole St, Bushwick) inside the historic Hittelman Brewery for a day so aptly named Lobstah Palooza!

Bib up, arm yourself with butter and hunker down!

Over the course of seven hours you will feast upon 1.25lb of Maine Lobster or Lobster Roll plus scalloped potatoes, fresh corn on the cob, a Brooklyn-rooftop grown green mix and a freshly baked roll – and obviously, unlimited quantities of melted butter.

Tickets cost $35 online, $40 at the door. 

Bushwick Daily created this hilarious lobster attack video!

If you think you are only getting succulent lobster – think again. The hottest East Coast DJs, Chemicals of CreationDJ Sylo & Julian Rhine, will be spinning for your listening while eating pleasure.

And the space… The Well, which was a gigantic brewery back in the day has been converted into an amazing event space and bar with a backyard beer garden.

Organizer of Lobstah Palooza, Gus May was inspired to organize this big lobster party from the legends about epic lobster runs he heard from his Uncle Neil. “He used to make lobster runs to Maine and back once every summer in the 1980′s, and deliver thousands of lobsters to host huge parties in his native Cecil County, Maryland,” Gus said,  “The whole lobster bash is really in honor of him and the spirit he embodied.”

Lobstah Palooza will be epic! RSVP on Facebook and get your ticket while you can! The tickets can be purchased online for $35-40. Tweet at @lobstahpalooza; follow @lobstahmangus on Instagram

Sponsored post courtesy of Lobstah Palooza.

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