Nicholas Morgenstern

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    Here's What to Expect at GG's, Opening in the Goat Town Space This Week

    Nicholas Morgenstern, who opened Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream last spring, says that he isn't in the rock star class of chefs (i.e. the McNallys, Changs, Carmenellis) that dominates the New York City dining scene. But his skinny jeans, cherry red motorcycle, and internationally popular ice cream p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    Have a Taste of the LES's Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream

    Like any ice cream shop worth its salt this time of year, you'll consistently find a scrum thronging the counter, stools, and seats at Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream (2 Rivington Street, 212-209-7684), a new Lower East Side parlor. A gleaming white board above the counter announces flavors like choc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette Rolls out a Healthy Menu

    El Rey Coffee Bar & Luncheonette (100 Stanton Street, 212-260-3950) opened as a coffee shop in September, but it was four months before the bright, narrow space tackled savory food with a lunch menu.

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    June 14, 2011

    Jessica Wilson Is Now the Executive Chef at Goat Town

    Goat Town​Goat Town has gone and gotten itself a new chef.

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    April 2, 2010

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to Zengo; Goodbye to Lusso

    Restaurants, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and taking their leaves this week. It might be curtains for Great Wall on Henry Street, which has been shuttered by the DoH for a total of 58 violations, including evidence of roaches and inadequate staff hygiene. [Brooklyn Heig ... More >>

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    September 16, 2009

    In Praise of Food-Based Fundraisers

    Townend Photography/flickr​One of the great things about food-based fundraisers is that they provide valuable opportunities to indulge in base gluttony in service of a noble cause. And September happens to be full of such opportunities. Tonight, Let Us Eat Local, a fundraiser for Just Food, wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Suckling Pig for that Special Someone

    First they roasted a pig for Obama's inauguration, and now they're throwing another piggie on the barbie for Valentine's Day. The General Greene (229 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn) is doing a Valentine's Day pig roast. In addition to their normal menu, they'll be offering the following:Suckling Pig with J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Nicholas Morgenstern: Leaping Around the Dining Room Like A Gazelle

    Since opening last summer, Nicholas Morgenstern's The General Greene (229 Dekalb Avenue) has quickly become a neighborhood mainstay. With its NBC small plates and recent expansion to weekday breakfast and lunch, it continues to cement its place at the center of Ft. Greene's growing restaurant scene. ... More >>

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    November 26, 2008

    Kick Stuffing to the Curb--Try General Greene's Bread Pudding

    For this week's dining newsletter, the lovely and talented Hailey Eber spoke with Nicholas Morgenstern of the General Greene (which has just started serving breakfast and lunch on weekdays). Morgenstern gave us this over-the-top, savory bread pudding, which you can make instead of stuffing for this ... More >>