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ISO Pre Holiday Meal, weeknight, Brooklyn

Asumnuthin Dec 15, 2010 09:59 AM

Trying to find a really tasty meal for 4 in Brooklyn, weeknight. Pre-Xmass get together with the fam. Last time we dined went to Henrys end and loved it. Looking for something similar, great food, affordable, Brooklyn, variety.
Must have great wine list, or at least good cocktails. No cash only spots. Prefer new American, farm to table...

made a small list.... anyone have any comments or suggestions to any places i might have left out of consideration?


hearth
Convivium osteria
rose water
ICI
applewood
the good fork
buttermilk channel
Rye

  1. k
    KingsKetz Dec 28, 2010 10:43 PM

    Was at The Good Fork for the first time a few weeks ago. Very overrated in my opinion. The food -- I had steak with kimchi -- was just meh...no comparison to Convivium in my view. I haven't been to ICI for a long time either.

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    The Good Fork
    391 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

    1. Asumnuthin Dec 21, 2010 07:48 AM

      we are down to Convivium Osteria, ICI and The Good Fork..
      still on the fence though

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      Convivium Osteria
      68 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

      The Good Fork
      391 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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        elecsheep9 Dec 28, 2010 08:55 AM

        Don't know where you ended up, but between Convivium and Good Fork, I prefer Convivium. Never been to ICI.

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        The Good Fork
        391 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

      2. c
        cazique Dec 16, 2010 08:02 AM

        The Farm On Adderley, unless it drops out from one of your requirements, would be a good addition to your list (if you are up for going beyond the Bococa/Slope metro area)

        Also, I haven't tried it yet, but Breuckelen in Cobble Hill might fit the bill.

        I must say - if it were me I'd go to Henry's End again. That place has never disappointed me.

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        Henry's End
        44 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

        Breuckelen
        268 Clinton St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

        1. Steve R Dec 15, 2010 12:39 PM

          As a Henry's End regular, I can tell you that Chestnut is our other favorite place. If you go on Tues or Wed, they have a fixed price 3 course dinner for $30pp that includes anything on the menu. All homemade, including the pickles and breads and ice cream. Good cocktails and wine list. Very different atmosphere than H.End... more like a small Hearth.

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          Henry's End
          44 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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