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Grocery Store that turns into a restaurant at night

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psawce Jun 6, 2007 09:53 AM

Anybody know about this place in Brooklyn? I read about it in the NY Times but can't remember the name?

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    Scribbler RE: psawce Jun 6, 2007 10:36 AM

    Are you sure it wasn't referring to Sapori D'Ischia in Woodside???

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      pineapple RE: Scribbler Jun 6, 2007 11:27 AM

      Or maybe you are thinking of Marlow & Sons in Wiliamsburg?

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      ruthie_1000 RE: psawce Jun 10, 2007 09:22 AM

      Are you thinking of L'EPICERIE? 270 Vanderbilt (at DeKalb) 718-636-1200. They serve a family style dinner on Saturday nights only and get booked pretty quickly. We went in January and it was so-so. The food was decent, it is BYOB, it was a fun experience, but for $45 pre fixe we were a bit disappointed [good salad with pears and cheese (can't remember the details), braised short ribs that were tender but oddly devoid of flavor, mashed potatoes with a similar issue, and fondue that was basically a melted bittersweet chocolate bar with unripe winter fruit]. Even so, we plan to give it a second chance when the local produce gets going.

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