Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Boerum Hill represent the crossroads of Brooklyn gastronomy. The blotter is our weekly roundup of restaurant happenings, events and deals.
Debate Watch Party at People's Republic Tonight
Hungry for some political discourse? Follow along as President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney take on the issues, while sipping a beer with friends at People's Republic of Brooklyn this evening. The debate watch party will take place from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For more details, visit my.barackobama.com
Planning to watch elsewhere in the neighborhood? Share your plans in the comments below and invite neighbors to join you.
Runner & Stone Offer Sneak Peek Before Opening
According to their Facebook page, soon-to-open Gowanus bakery/restaurant Runner & Stone will be participating in Open House New York this weekend on Saturday, October 6 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, October 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
"Come by for a sneak peek of the restaurant and tours given by the architects every half hour," wrote owners, adding, "and of course there will be a little something to eat."
Construction Worker Says Argentine Steakhouse Coming to Cobble Hill
The restaurant space under construction at the corner of Henry and Baltic may soon be home to Argentine cuisine, according to a tipster on Cobble Hill Blog.
"I peeked inside and spoke to one of the workers," the reader wrote. "Inside was very quaint and nearly completed. They were just doing the wiring and computer system. The worker told me that it was slated to open in early October as an Argentine steakhouse."
True? False? Got more info? E-mail Carroll Gardens Patch.