We arent the biggest Peter Luger fans in the world, and we werent that high on the late Gage and Tollner, either. But the one thing you could always say for Brooklyns steakhouses was that they were their own, forged of the boroughs weird character and fractious personalities. But soon that will disappear too, chased away by Mortons, Houstons, and all the other trans-Hudson chains that have colonized New York. Will a Chipotle someday run the Red Hook ball fields? Its all too depressing to think about.
Morton's to Open its First Restaurant in Brooklyn [PR Newswire]