Thursday, April 24, 2014

A sign just went up for a new business coming to the corner of Fourth and 10th. This was formerly home to the West Indian Slope Cafe, which closed late last year, after a couple of years of serving delicious but under-appreciated food. I'm still thinking of that
ackee & saltfish. I hope that the "breadfruit" in the cafe name promises more West Indian food to come.

Meanwhile Table 87 Gowanus , an outpost of a pizza restaurant in Brooklyn Heights, is set to open at Third and 10th soon (or is it actually open already?) and has applied for a sidewalk cafe license.  Imagine the response you'd have got pitching the concept of al fresco dining on Third merely a few years back.  The times, the times.

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