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.
Brooklyn Local Hits This Weekend
On Saturday, September 22, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. enjoy artisanal food vendors, craft beer and wine all with the spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline and Brooklyn Bridge. Plus, a kidzone with day-long activities like "decorating pretzels." Admission $10, kids under 5 get in free. ll proceeds go to City Harvest!
Bergen Bagels Coming to Court
According to Brownstoner, CPEX announced that Bergen Bagels signed a lease for the 1,500 square-foot-space at 285 Court Street. This will be the fourth Brooklyn location for the popular bagel shop. No opening date has been announced.
New Greek Restaurant To Be Called Avlee
Pardon Me For Asking spilled some details last week regarding the new Greek restaurant opening in the old Joe Superette space. "The new Greek/Mediterranean restaurant, which is slated to open at 349 Smith Street later this fall, will be called 'Avlee,'" wrote blogger Katia Kelly. "According to owners Andrew Poulos and Peter Rogakos, the eatery will have counter service and seating both inside and in the back yard." Here's hoping for some stellar spanokopita.
Union Grounds Prepares Sports Bar To Open on Smith!
Who wants to catch a pint and a punt?
Mark Your Calendars for the Frankies-Prime Meats Ocktoberfest Party
Here are a few of our favorite things: sausages, cider, schnitzel and streudels. Find all of them and more inside the sweet backyard garden at Frankies on Sunday, September 30 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the 2012 Ocktoberfest party. Tickets are available in $2 increments ahead of time or at the door.