It's warm outside, and Alex Stupak has ramps at Empellón Cocina, or at least he had them the other day — point is, it's getting warmer. You can sit outside at Frankies Spuntino in Carroll Gardens and at Calliope in the East Village. There are all kinds of ferns unfurling out there, shoots breaking the thawed ground, and garlic scapes growing. Check out just a few of the places serving the new stuff, straight ahead.
The Marrow still has this special tonight:
The Fat Radish has favas and oyster mushrooms:
Entree: pan roasted white Sturgeon, creamed spinach, oyster mushrooms, fava beans #specials— THE FAT RADISH (@THEFATRADISH) April 5, 2013
Pickled duck eggs with spring garlic at Acme:
Photo: Pickled duck eggs with beets and garlic. Spring. Is. On. Who doesn’t want to go out on Friday? tmblr.co/ZBf1Iuh_PzOc— Acme Food & Beverage (@ACMEcarrboro) April 5, 2013
Ramps at Lupa (they've also got morels):
Spring asparagus at Thirty Acres. The Jersey City spot turns one year old today and is giving away lemon bars to celebrate.
here is tonight's menu, folks! welcome back sweetbreads! this time we're serving them grilled with "volcano... fb.me/1ET0Onupn— thirty acres (@thirtyacres) April 5, 2013
Nettles at Babbo:
There's purple radish sprouts at Il Buco Alimentari:
Pickled spring garlic at the Good Fork:
Cape Cod Razorclam crudo, white soy, jalapeño, ginger, pickled spring garlic, crispy lotus root @ The instagram.com/p/XvOdJei11U/— The Good Fork (@goodforkredhook) April 5, 2013
And stinging nettles at Corton:
Skate / nettle / razor clam twitter.com/PaulLiebrandt/— paul liebrandt (@PaulLiebrandt) April 5, 2013
There's plenty more sprouting up all over, if you look closely. Please let us know what you find out there this weekend.