Basil Owner to Open ‘Meat’
Rumors have been swirling recently that the owner of Basil Pizza & Wine Bar, an upscale dairy restaurant in Crown Heights, plans to open an sister restaurant that will serve fleishigs. After speaking with Daniel Branover, the owner of Basil, we can now confirm that the rumors are true.
Branover said the new restaurant will be named ‘Meat.’ It will be located in a building he just purchased on Kingston Ave. off Bergen Street in Northern Crown Heights.
The newly purchased building, 115 Kingston Ave., is in dilapidated condition and requires extensive renovation, which is set to begin shortly.
“There is no time frame yet for when we can expect the new establishment to open its doors,” Branover said.
Sources told CrownHeights.info that the new restaurant will serve Southern style food, such as smoked barbecue and other grilled fare.
Bergen in in Bedford Stuyvesant …NOT northern CH… but good try!!!!
A basil super fan & frequent customer
Not a safe place
it is crown heights
Crown Heights proper extends from Empire Boulevard all the way to Atlantic Avenue on the north and south, and Washington Avenue to East New York and Howard Avenues on the east and west. So yes, it is very much Crown Heights and not Bedford Stuyvesant which begins at Atlantic Avenue and extends further north.
This move, and other like it, will make the area safer and encourage more residents to ‘grow’ the borders of Crown Heights – something we have been failing to do for many years. Look how much Williamsburg has grown…
Thanks, I saw the borderlines of Crown Heights.
‘Meat’? Really? I can only hope that the meals show more originality than the name.
I see that you are small minded and don’t grasp ideas very well.
This name is actually quite original.
Trendy, whimsical and simple.
It’s definitely dilapidated. Unfortunately like most of Brooklyn.
I am truthful. I am looking to name my restaurant…no not that one. Not into fine art, no need for spiritual pretensions. Affectations if not outright lies.
Will distill it down to essence…Pure unvarnished truth. –Raw.
I shall call it Meat!
success for one mean success for many
I’ll help spread the word!
Some folks just don’t get it. This will be prime real estate and a prime location in less than a decade.
You can’t stop gentrification.
We already lost chocolatte. I hope ture Lubavitchers will be able to eat here.