Food & Drink

Aug 132013
5th Avenue's Lockyard Bar Nears Opening

FOOD AND DRINK: Lockyard, a new entrant in the Bay Ridge bar scene, is nearing completion, and is set to open in the next couple of weeks. Mindbogglingly, this bar became a lightning rod for criticism last year when owner Thomas Casatelli told the Bay Ridge Courier’s Will Bredderman that the new location would cater to those “wearing the hipster uniform.” Lockyard got labeled as a Hipster bar, and it all went downhill from there.

Mar 072013
Die Hard Diner: Hinsch's Gets New Owner

FOOD & DRINK: Thanks to a deal partners Roger Desmond, Gerard Bell and Bill Gardell recently made with Staten Island diner mogul Mike Moudatsos, the endangered eatery, which first opened in 1915 as Reichert’s ice cream parlor and still makes its own ice cream, will reportedly live on as “Mike’s Hinsch’s.”

Mar 062013
MAP: Dine-In Brooklyn Begins March 11; Full List Of Participating Bay Ridge Restaurants

FOOD AND DRINK: Dine-In Brooklyn runs from March 11 through March 21. We have the list of participating Bay Ridge restaurants.

Feb 012013
Hinsch's Saved [For Now]!

FOOD & DRINK: According to Brooklyn Paper’s Will Bredderman, neighborhood institution Hinsch’s, which was expected to close March 1, has dodged the figurative bullet and will in fact remain on 5th Avenue for the foreseeable future, with owner Roger Desmond re-tooling the place for the nighttime date crowd.

Jan 022013

FOOD & DRINK: Eater staff writer Brooks of Sheffield recently paid a visit to the Danish Athletic Club [741 65th Street], one of New York City’s last remaining strongholds of Scandinavian comfort cooking.