There’s no denying that North Brooklyn is brimming with good restaurants and great bars. It’s become undeniably easy to constantly eat at different spots and not try them all. But sometimes, you want something a bit more intimate, a new way to actually get to know your neighbors. That is, after all, what bars and restaurants are at their very core, meeting places with food and drink. Enter the supper club. “Supper clubs” have emerged as a small trend over the past few years. Small ticketed dinners, usually thrown in a restaurant’s private room or a private home large enough to handle a dinner party, where you can make new friends outside of your usual circle. At least, this is what John Bisignano is hoping will happen at his Bad Mother Supper Club dinners. Continue reading
Pizzeria La Ferrera is an intimate and casual pizza supper club hosted by Molly Baker (a graphic designer) and Jason LaFerrera (a software developer) inside a Greenpoint apartment. If you’re one of the lucky few who’s attended, you chowed down on one or more of the 256 pizzas—weighing in at 292 pounds—that they made last year (the pies weren’t all different, but still that’s a LOT of pizza). About 4-6 people attend each supper club event, and 6-8 pizzas are served at each one—which is an average of 1.4 pizzas per person. Mmmmmmm. Pizza. To find out how more about Pizzeria LaFerrera and to snag an invite to their next event, sign up for the mailing list here. After the jump, read their Year In Review—fun stats about all the ‘za they made last year. Continue reading
BREAKING NEWS! Our own Yana’s Salo Series was featured on CNN! So proud of you and keep up the great work. You give us so much more than cooking – like laughs, inspiration and fun!
What is better than a delicious and healthy farm to table dinner to benefit local sustainable farming? The same farm to table dinner at 50% off!
The 2nd Annual Farm Dinner to benefit Lineage Farm CSA – your local CSA that provides Greenpoint with fresh local veggies from June to November – is on Thursday, May 15th at 7pm at Eat (124 Meserole Ave). It’s $20 at the door & only $10 when you mention Greenpointers. And it’s FREE for current member or new sign-ups. Continue reading
A stones throw from the East River, River Styx’s relaxed atmosphere is heightened by the infectious aromas that emanate from its open kitchen, where the stove is literally the heart of the restaurant. Being able to watch the menu come to life is an integral component of your culinary experience at this Greenpoint restaurant.
I had the privilege to attend their Native Cuisiner featuring Chef and Butcher Tom Mylan. Continue reading
Our local Philly Cheesesteak joint Delilah’s Steaks is hosting a pop-up 6 course dinner on Monday March 17th. Shop owner Tommy Ferrick along with his friend Robert Flaherty, who is a cook at Romans (Andrew Tarlow’s italian restaurant in Fort Greene) promise delicious food and (thank God) no green beer. There will be 3 seatings of 20 guests, 6:00pm, 8:30pm and 11pm. It’s $40 and includes wine. Only the Early Bird slot is still available. Get some.
Greenpointers contributor Yana Guilbuena is setting off on a 50 State SALO Filippino food tour with the help of Feastly. Her kick-off dinner is this Thursday 2/27 beginning at 7pm at Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St). Continue reading
Our wonderful Yana hosted a Salo Pop-Up Dinner at Sindicato Cocineros in Greenpoint on Monday to raise money for typhoon disaster relief and Bedford and Bowery made this short video about it – paying special attention to the pig hearts that were served. Mind the after school special narration and enjoy gorgeous Yana and her beautifully prepared Philippino food! You may also recognize a lot of Greenpointers in the video…PETER!
On Sunday 11/17/13 from 3-5pm at EAT(124 Meserole St) Greenpointers is organizing our Annual Soup Bowl Fundraiser and we need your soup bowls!
If you can donate a handmade bowl – please email me greenpointers (at) gmail.com so we can arrange a drop-off.
If anyone would like to reserve a soup bowl now, make a donation via paypal here!
Thanks in advance!
If the weather is perfect, we will brunch in the yard!
Clean Plate really makes the most delicious shrimp n’ grits that I have ever had, so I can only imagine how fantastic brunch appetizer and brunch dessert will be! Complimentary beer or wine also included.
• Chevre Stuffed Baby Heirloom Tomatoes w/ Garlic-Herb Crumbs & Anchovy Vinaigrette
• Cajun Shrimp & Creamy “Stone Ground” Grits
• Cran-Apple Tarts, Pecan-Crumble, Local Honey, Whipped Cream
• Choice of Beer or Wine
*Reservations are non-refundible.