Sadie's Kitchen is set to open Monday.
Photo by Erin Behan
Sadie’s Kitchen at 243 Degraw Street near Clinton Street (old Ultimate Burgers and Dogs) opens Monday and gets a nod from New York Times for its delish-sounding macaroni and cheese. Diner’s Journal
The co-chefs of Chelsea tapas spot El Quinto and Basque restaurant Txikito plan to open a new spot in Cobble Hill. La Vara at 268 Clinton Street near Verandah Place (formerly Breuckelen and Café on Clinton) will feature food and wine from the southern Mediterranean regions. Grub Street
A touching article reflects on the proprietor of Sunny’s Bar in Red Hook, Sunny Balzano, who has recently fallen on ill health. Brooklyn Paper
We’re loving the Brooklyn Paper’s bar scrawl series. This week, Bill Roundy scrawls about Sample on Smith Street. Brooklyn Paper
There are plenty of places to buy an organic turkey for Thanksgiving and the Greenmarket has pulled together this helpful guide. Grow NYC
Edible Brooklyn also has a few local suggestions for turkey purchasing in Brooklyn. Edible Blog
Events, Plan Ahead
Gowanus Canal Conservancy’s Winter Festival on Dec. 3 at the new Build it Green NYC space on Ninth Street. Food by Lot 2 and beer by several New York breweries. Buy tickets at Brown Paper Tickets for $15 to $60.