Pomme de Terre, the just-named bistro on Newkirk Avenue announced here and written up recently in the Times, is just a couple of weeks from opening in Ditmas Park. The name is even on the door! This is the first middlebrow eatery to penetrate what was previously the no-restaurant’s-land of Newkirk Avenue, home only to Pakistani bodegas, laundromats, and (at times) even a few stray bullets. “We are ready,” co-owner Gary Jonas tells us. “We could set the tables and start cooking tonight, but we just need to get signed off by the Buildings Department.” Customers at Jonas’s other area restaurant, the Farm on Adderley, are all wondering when Pomme de Terre will open. “It’ll be packed on the first night,” Jonas predicts. Of course it will. Where else are Ditmas Park residents going to eat?
Pomme de Terre, 1301 Newkirk Ave., nr. Argyle Rd., Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. No phone yet.
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