Pick Plantain in Fort Greene Park; Robert’s Steakhouse Expands


Carroll Gardens: Bar Great Harry will turn its taps over to local beers from Kelso Brewery next Tuesday from 6 to 10 p.m. “As usual, prices will be nices and the meat and cheese will be free.” [Bar Great Harry via Brooklyn Based]
East Village: Russ & Daughters will be featured on Friday’s episode of Chef vs. City. [Lox Populi]
Fort Greene: Plantain also happens to be the name of a common weed that relieves itching, tastes nice in salads, and flourishes in Fort Greene Park. [The Local/NYT]

Midtown East: The Fitzpatrick Hotel has tweaked its afternoon tea service this hot month to include lemon iced tea paired with strawberry shortcake scones and vanilla ice cream for $9. [Grub Street]
Park Slope: The new Slope’s Bistro Restaurant Bar & Grill, which replaced a bodega, sounds like it has an identity crisis. [Brownstoner]
Nolita: Civetta is serving lunch. [LUNCH]
West Chelsea: As a follow-up to Robert’s Steakhouse, the Penthouse Club has opened a Robert’s Restaurant at Scores West, and the PR is calling it “Steak and Legs.” [Grub Street]
West Village: Dive-y kitchenette Chez Brigitte, which closed last summer, will reopen as a Tasti-D-Lite. [Jeremiah’s Vanishing]