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September 2, 2014
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Food + Drink

Bourgeois Pig to Open

By Erin Behan

Will the trash bins at Bourgeois Pig be gone by Sunday?
Photo by Erin Behan

Bourgeois Pig Brooklyn in Carroll Gardens to open really, really soon (probably Sunday, Dec. 4). Zagat. We stopped by the new eatery/bar located in Scotto’s Funeral Home, at Court and 1st Place, this week. The story is that it’ll be very similar to the fondue and wine bar located on the Lower East Side, but will also offer cocktails and a raw bar. It’s a fairly small space, but from the looks of the busy renovations going on there for the past few months, it could be a real looker.

Black Gold also in Carroll Gardens attracts the attention of the New York Times for its records, coffee and taxidermy. NYTimes

Clover Club in Cobble Hill gets a nod for its Scotch-based Apple Turnover. Eater

There’s a kerfuffle about the pizza oven at the new Grimaldi’s Dumbo location (next to the old one) that involves Robert Scarano. Eater (see the Brooklyn Paper to catch up on the Grimaldi’s, Patsy’s saga)

Also, in pizza news, Di Fara in Midwood closes and opens (yet again) thanks to Health Department violations. Brooklyn Paper

Cobble Hill’s Char No. 4 has a tasty sounding December Wednesday special–smoked chicken and andouille gumbo served with a warm baguette, an Abita beer and (of course) and ounce of warming whisky for $22.

Prime Meats in Carroll Gardens now has a delivery menu!

How to make Frankie’s classic Meatballs without buying the cookbook. Fox News

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