RESTAURANT UPDATES- FEB. 12
Basil owner to open Brooklyn restaurant called "Meat" in Fall 2014
We've kept it under wraps for a while but since construction is about to start, we can announce that a casual yet refined restaurant simply called "Meat" is set to to open after the summer. Owner Daniel Branover, who also owns
Basil Pizza & Wine Bar
in Crown Heights has bought the building just 5 blocks away from the dairy restaurant at 115 Kingston Avenue (off Bergen Street) and will be bringing Southern comfort food style with him, including the hottest trend in the kosher market, smoked BBQ fare. Stay tuned for photos of the construction.
Sarit's Grill in Brooklyn Changing it's Name to Brooklyn Steak Co.
We ran a naming contest a few weeks ago for this restaurant on Avenue M and while none of the names submitted were picked, we would like to thank all the suggestions. The restaurant went with the name Brooklyn Steak Co. and will re-open under that name starting this Sunday. New menu to follow.
New Catering Store Opens in Upper East Side of Manhattan
A new dairy, vegetarian and vegan kosher catering company, called
, has just opened at 2030 Second Avenue (off 104th Street) catering to home and office parties, corporate meetings and events including Bris, Bar & Bat Mitzvah and Weddings. In fact, their inaugural catering event was at the home of Israeli Consul,
Ido Aharoni. Olive Tree Catering is under the supervision of
Rabbi Aaron D. Mehlman and Chalav Israel. For more information, call 212-410-0200 or email OliveTreeCaterer@gmail.com
This Upper East Side establishment (busy time for this neighborhood) has undergone a face lift and they are now open. We haven't seen the place yet but the owner promises it is nothing like before and so we'll be there tonight for dinner to check out the place. Follow us on Facebook
, as we will post the new digs online.
Sushi Fussion Opens in Manhattan West
As we were the first to report on Facebook last week, Sushi Fussion
, a kosher sushi restaurant with 3 locations already in Queens and Great Neck, opened another
location, this time in Midtown Manhattan on February 4th. The restaurant, located on the 2nd floor at 224 West 35th. St, between 7th and 8th Avenues offers an extensive selection of sushi under the Vaad of Queens. They are open from 10:30am to 8pm Sunday through Thursday, and until 2 hours prior to Shabbat on Fridays; delivery and takeout available. Click here
for their menu. Their phone number is:
646-476-5246. This opening together with the upcoming Pitopia location near B&H, is sure to bring more kosher traffic to the area, which has been deprived of kosher restaurants lately.
Six Thirteen Restaurant Opens in Former Space of Kosh in Stamford, CT
opened 2 weeks ago at 108 Prospect St. in Stamford, CT, the former location of Kosh. Their menu features such entrees as Braised Beef Short Ribs, Herb Grilled Salmon, and Bone-in Ribeye among other dishes under the OU supervision. The restaurant also offers alcoholic beverages bar, which includes draft beer, wines, hard liquor and a selection of cocktails. Click here
for their menu and here
for more pictures. They're currently only open for dinner.