The granddaddy of them all, the Whisk & Ladle, has lately been overshadowed by other Brooklyn supper clubs: Jack, an occasional restaurant in the Brooklyn Lyceum; the Ted Allen and Amy Sedaris Supper Club (not officially endorsed by either celeb, although Ted apparently gave it passing approval); and A Razor, A Shiny Knife, to name a few. But the last e-mail we got from the group had some piquant news.
Members of The Whisk & Ladle Supper Club will begin collaborating with extraordinary chefs, pastry artists, and founders of other supper clubs for a new series of dinners called The Kitchen Conspirators. ... Each Saturday we will feature original cocktails, paired wines, and five courses entertaining in exactly the same manner as we have in the past. However, we'll be filming these dinners as potential content for the Food Network.
That's right, earlier this month, Whisk & Ladle started filming the planning and prep work that goes into each of its loft-apartment dinners for an online-only Food Network show. Though they've started attracting guest chefs like Deborah Gorman (formerly of Blue Hill at Stone Barns, A Voce, and Cafe Gray), the dinners, complete with cocktail hour and artisanal wines, are still absurdly low-priced at $25 ... Just know that it may now be a little harder to score a seat.
The Whisk and Ladle [Official site]
Kitchen Conspirators [Official site]