Open and Shut


    Two Door Tavern (pictured) opened last week, according to Eater. According to them, “The menu offers pretty classic tavern staples like buffalo tenders, spinach and artichoke dip, soft pretzels, fish and chips, braised short ribs, and penne a la vodka.” Elsewhere in the nabe, “Fushimi, the Asian Fusion restaurant with branches in Staten Island and Bay Ridge, is getting ready to sling sashimi in a new, 7,200-square-foot space on Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg,” reports Brooklyn Paper. Gothamist profiles Williamsburg’s burger joint The Burger Guru which is serving up antelope burgers, ostrich burgers, bison burgers, elk burgers and lamb burgers. The chef plans to cook with alligator in the near future too.

    Park Slope
    Here’s what Here’s Park Slope has spotted over the past week: Kulushkat Gourmet Falafel is open at 446 Dean Street, Mango Thai reopened after a DOH shutdown, a vintage store called Pony is now open on 5th Avenue, and Faros, the long-in-the-making Greek spot on 7th Avenue, is having a soft opening. Last but not least, there’s exciting news about how Dale Talde, of Top Chef fame, will be the chef at a modern Asian restaurant to fill the old cleaners on 7th Avenue and 11th Street. It should be open around September.

    Fort Greene
    Fort Greene Patch reports that a new bar is opening at the old Moe’s spot, and it’ll be called…Mo’s. The bar will open on June 22, on what would be the 10th anniversary of the original Moe’s. The owner of Moe’s called the move “incredibly rude.”
    Click through to read about what’s going on elsewhere in Brooklyn….

    Grub Street reported that Bark Hot Dogs opened at Pier 6 last Saturday, serving up Six Point with its various hot dogs. The space will hold 160 seats and be open until midnight Friday through Sunday. Grub Street also reports on an artisanal taffy maker now selling their goods around the borough. There will be no crepe shack coming to the corner of Court and Carroll in Carroll Gardens, writes PMFA. A halal truck pops up outside the Q train in PLG, notices blog The Q at Parkside. Brooklyn Paper also reports on a new frozen yogurt spot, new cupcake shop, and a smoothy and juice bar in Bay Ridge. And in Sheepshead Bay, Chipp Neapolitan Pizza is now up for sale.

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