Brennan Developing Bar Artisanal Into ‘French Casa Mono’

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Terrance "The Teflon King of Lincoln Center" Brennan sits with the ‘Bag to discuss his takeover of Trigo, a move that would reveal Brennan as a genius if it works, given how disastrous the whole thing looks on paper.

’Bag: So that’s what it’s going to be? Artisanal Table?

Brennan: Not exactly. We’re calling it Bar Artisanal. Artisanal Table is more Italian — pizzas, pasta, the food of the Mediterranean. Bar Artisanal will be more Frenchified, more of a bistro. Think of it almost as a French Casa Mono … We’ [sic] have pisadladiers — sliced potato and truffle. A tarte flambe. There’ll be a bar de fromage, lots of charcuterie, a whole burger frites section, because we know you love hamburgers. We’ll have a classy burger. A lamb burger. A burger royale. I’m still thinking about it…”

Terrance "The Teflon King of Lincoln Center" Brennan sits with the ‘Bag to discuss his takeover of Trigo, a move that would reveal Brennan as a genius if it works, given how disastrous the whole thing looks on paper.