Benchmark Opens in Park Slope; Belgian Waffles Come to the Village


Fort Greene: The neighborhood looks into what, if anything, could have saved the now-shuttered Green Apple Café. [Fort Greene Local/NYT]

Greenpoint: Chef Ross Hutchison is now selling his bacon marmalade, and it’s available for pickup in Greenpoint. [Greenpointers]

Greenwich Village: 120 West 3rd Street, formerly occupied by Tonnie Mini’s, will soon be turned into Gofra Bite, a Belgian-waffle shop. [Fork in the Road/VV]

Park Slope: Benchmark, a steakhouse offering five different cuts of locally sourced beef, is now open for dinner. Brunch service is in the works. [Gothamist via FIPS]

Tribeca: Benvenuto appears to be nearing its opening at the corner of Greenwich and Franklin. It is taking over the space formerly occupied by Greenwich Steak & Burger. [Tribeca Citizen]