Yesterday we asked readers for details on the new “Back 9 Grill” space at 635 Vanderbilt Avenue, and a tipster delivered, in the form of this Craig’s List post. We got in touch with the owner via the posting, who said this of the restaurant: “We will be serving tasty American comfort food with fresh ingredients made from scratch. You will be able to enjoy a good burger, awesome wings, a fresh roasted turkey sandwich, or a tasty homemade mac and cheese with a beer or glass of wine. We are shooting for opening in early May.” A commenter in yesterday’s thread also heard that the place would be geared towards golfers and that there’s a lot of “golf kitch” inside. Sound promising?
The Back Grill Gets Signage on Vanderbilt [Brownstoner] GMAP
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