SO we did a little digging to find out more about Jungly, the restaurant going into the former Bierocracy space. Here is what we discovered.[Read more…] about Welcome To The Jungly, On Jackson Avenue
PENNY Bridge, a restaurant opened by chef Dan Kluger in January of 2021, will be closing its doors a week from today. Located at street level in the JACX building at the northern end of Jackson Avenue, the restaurant serves seasonal market-driven comfort food in a light, airy and high-ceilinged room.[Read more…] about Penny Bridge Restaurant Closing Next Week
IN March of this year the restaurant Bella Via vacated its prominent corner-front location on Vernon Boulevard. The absence has been very noticeable this summer due to the discontinuation of the usual street scene emanating from people seated and stopping by the outdoor tables. So we decided to call the broker listed on the window, David Barreto of Cast Iron Real Estate, to find out ‘What’s up?,’ and this is what he shared.[Read more…] about What’s Up With The Bella Via Location on Vernon Boulevard?
‘WHAT lurks behind the papered windows of the former Bierocracy space1 at 12-23 Jackson Avenue?’ has been a close second to ‘Will Trump run in 2024?’ as the question on everyone’s mind this summer in LIC. Now, LICtalk can reveal that the answer to this question is ‘Jungly.’ Leading to the question ‘What is Jungly?’[Read more…] about Jungly To Open In Bierocracy Location On Jackson Ave
- and prior to that a Sports Bar, and prior to that a steakhouse [↩]
MAN, I was quite miffed not to have broken the story about Xi’an Famous Foods opening downstream on the Jackson River in Hunters Point. A reader tipped me off a few months ago at which time the official flag of Xi-an hanging from the abandoned 12-15 Jackson Ave was not visible due to the wind wrapping it around the pole, giving me a false sense of security in terms of when I could break the news. Anyway Nick Garber at Patch wrote it up first so tip of the hat. He was also able to contact the founder, not an easy task, and shared the fact that they do not deliver due to the belief their noodles should be eaten asap after preparation.[Read more…] about SmorgasLIC: Culinary Update June 2022