Coming To Greenpoint: Turks & Frogs?!?

October 27, 2008 by
Filed under: Greenpoint Magic 

At long last something is happening at 916 Manhattan Avenue.

It would appear we’re slated to get a wine bar and/or Turkish restaurant. I for one hope it is the latter. This neighborhood needs a little more variety when it comes to vittles* if you know what I mean.

Miss Heather



9 Comments on Coming To Greenpoint: Turks & Frogs?!?

  1. superclam on Mon, 27th Oct 2008 7:25 pm
  2. I’ll just add my 2 cents and say no more Thai, Chinese or Japanese. I would love to see an Indian restaurant in GP, or maybe a better Mexican place. But a Middle Eastern/Turkish place would be ok by me also.
    A Korean place with Koreans in the kitchen?

  3. missheather on Mon, 27th Oct 2008 7:29 pm
  4. I second you on the Indian food. Have you ever checked out De Mole over in Sunnyside, Superclam ? It’s only 10 minute (if that) bus ride on the B48 and it is quite delicious. Cheap too.

  5. nbenford on Mon, 27th Oct 2008 7:58 pm
  6. my man dan at stray in sunnyside turned me on to de mole. i ate it in the back of the van before we even got to the studio. excellent.

  7. MJK012579 on Tue, 28th Oct 2008 9:50 am
  8. So this is what McGinn’s sold out to? Im shaking my head.

  9. missheather on Tue, 28th Oct 2008 11:00 am
  10. I get what you’re saying, MJK012579. This establishment strikes me as being a little to “ritzy” for this neighborhood— especially now that the economy is bad. At least it isn’t another bank or Thai restaurant.

  11. rowan on Tue, 28th Oct 2008 6:26 pm
  12. Indian or Turkish or any combination of Middle Eastern would be lovely. and i do believe that the B48 does not go into Sunnyside – but your friendly B24 bus will. so here’s hoping Turks and Frogs will see the light.

  13. missheather on Tue, 28th Oct 2008 6:34 pm
  14. You’re right Rowan: it’s the B24. Clearly I saw fit to exaggerate a little. Times 2 to be precise.

    Nonetheless De Mole rocks! Especially their hibiscus water, spinach enchiladas and coconut flan. Their sangria (which I suspect might have a little rum in it) doesn’t suck either!

  15. rowan on Tue, 28th Oct 2008 8:47 pm
  16. i must give De Mole a try some day. Things that have rum added to them are always good.

  17. mbrooklyn on Thu, 15th Jan 2009 7:28 am
  18. forget another restaurant…. why not a fish market? i’ve been waiting for 9 years!

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