Eater NY profiles The Pines, the newest eatery from the owners of Littleneck. The space opens for dinner tonight! According to Eater, “The menu here includes antipasti, a handful of seasonal salads and vegetable dishes, two pastas, and three meaty entrees. The dining room has a worn-in feel, and the space features a huge backyard with a trellis covered in grape vines.” (Photo via Eater/Daniel Krieger.) Not far away in Carroll Gardens, the old Joe’s Superette space will make way for a Greek restaurant. And in the former Greek restaurant Athena, a new, unknown eatery is moving in.
Mediterranean restaurant Zizi Limonata opened for lunch and dinner last Thursday at 129 Havemeyer Street. Williamsburg Pizza is now serving pies for lunch and dinner at 265 Union Avenue in South Williamsburg. And BrisketTown, an all-brisket-all-the-time joint, is set to open at the end of October at 359 Bedford Avenue.
Park Slope is getting a much-needed salad place and a tea shop called David’s Tea. In Brooklyn Heights, popular grocery Sahadi’s closed down for a week to expand the store and add a coffee bar. The Brooklyn Paper profiles a new Italian eatery called Chio, at the Columbia Street Waterfront. The LES grilled-cheese shop Little Muenster opened its takeout shop at 145 Front Street yesterday in Dumbo. They now serve sandwiches, salads and desserts, although the owners plan to expand the menu eventually. The seniors of Brighton Beach are upset to lose their Met Foods on Brighton Beach Avenue and residents of Bensonhurst heard that a drug rehab center is eyeing the neighborhood. Finally, the American BBQ and Beer Co. will open at the Adams Street Municipal Building in April. Nice addition to Downtown Brooklyn, dontcha think?