Best Reopening New York 2013 - Fatty 'Cue
When the crew took its time renovating the Brooklyn barbecue outpost, anxious anticipation grew as people began to wonder when—if ever—this iconic joint would reopen. Eventually, the plywood came off Fatty 'Cue, though, revealing a new, sleeker pig palace. The menus got an upgrade, too: Old favorites like nasi ulam and dragon pullman toast sit alongside new items like the chicken bao bao and pig ear, and the drinks list was curated by renowned Death & Co. mixologist Phil Ward (though you can still get the famous recession special of PBR with a shot of bourbon and a pickleback. So in the end, it was worth the wait.