Tag Archives: Park Slope

Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn's Private Event

Dining area; Attendees of the event; Our beverages Grand Central Oyster Bar is a 100-year old Manhattan institution for all things bivalves. The brand expanded to Park Slope, Brooklyn and opened last month (there are also two Japanese franchises and a small outpost in Newark airport). The Brooklyn’s décor echoes the signature arches of the original space and lights of the original. They brought some of the main restaurant’s menu to Brooklyn like the freshly shucked bivalves and other seafood specialties based on what’s offered at the market that day. Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn has a bright, mostly white..

Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn’s Private Event

Dining area; Attendees of the event; Our beverages Grand Central Oyster Bar is a 100-year old Manhattan institution for all things bivalves. The brand expanded to Park Slope, Brooklyn and opened last month (there are also two Japanese franchises and a small outpost in Newark airport). The Brooklyn’s décor echoes the signature arches of the original space and lights of the original. They brought some of the main restaurant’s menu to Brooklyn like the freshly shucked bivalves and other seafood specialties based on what’s offered at the market that day. Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn has a bright, mostly white..

Kiwiana Restaurant (Brooklyn, NY)

Interior of Kiwiana and Apertif of New Zealand Rosé This weekend a friend and I headed to Kiwiana for dinner. I admit I’m not sure what is New Zealand cuisine but I could generalize for the most part that it’s locally and seasonally driven cuisine but it’s primarily British influenced due to British colonization. Based on the tasting menu type of format the chef created for us, it’s globally influenced but rooted in comfort American cuisine, seasonal ingredients, and a few New Zealand ingredients that are cooked or served with the dishes. We started with an apértif of a dry,..

Supper Club Dinner by Chef Michael Patlazhan at KitchenSurfing Test Kitchen

Table setting, pouring wine This past Friday, I was invited to Chef Michael Patlazhan‘s Supper Club that took place at KitchenSurfing is a marketplace for chefs. Where they match up personal chefs and people who need a cook at high and low price points and for a variety of types of engagements, from cooking lessons for the kids to fried chicken parties to 10-course anniversary dinners. They hire chefs by testing out their skills based on a dish they would like to cook for Mr. Leventhal and his staff and if they fit into their database and clientele. KitchenSurfing’s headquarters/test..

Fooding in Park Slope, Brooklyn

Three Saturdays ago I did have an intense fooding day since I went to the Big Apple BBQ 2008 with Giulia during the early afternoon (which I’m not going to write since everyone wrote about this eons ago and ate a lot more than I had, just Google it and you get a lot of hits) but you may look at my photos for that outing. As for the second leg of this fooding excursion, I finally went out to Brooklyn! Park Slope to be more specific. It’s been ages since I went to this borough just because it’s a..


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