Barbecue is not a traditional harbinger of gentrification, but the news that Whiskey Sunday Bar-BQ, a new spot from prolific Brooklyn restaurateur Jim Mamary, would be coming to Prospect-Lefferts Gardens in Brooklyn prompted excited Internet chatter. Much of the enthusiasm centered around the notion that, until now, the neighborhood has lacked restaurants: Bloggers, apparently, don't frequent all the wonderful roti shops—the Caribbean and West Indian joints that line Flatbush. Of course, what was meant is that the area lacks restaurants catering to the gentrifiers—exactly the sort of restaurant that Mamary specializes in, for better or worse. The odd result is a barbecue spot designed to look fashionably down-at-the-heels in a neighborhood that... More >>>