Partners Todd Johnson and Emeka Okafor spent more than 15 months transforming this former dry-cleaning shop into a quaint café. Hanging plants and bookcases frame two big picture windows, eclectic paintings and photographs line the walls, and a blend of Miles Davis and dance tunes make the spot a welcome alternative to neighborhood roti shops and fast-food chains. On the brief menu: chicken crêpes in a tangy yellow curry sauce, and roasted salmon with a honey-mustard glaze and couscous, which you can pair with whatever your heart desires—from the liquor store. Le Café is BYOB.
Le Café Starving Artiste
|Venue name:||Le Café Starving Artiste||Contact:|
492 Nostrand Ave
|Cross street:||between Halsey and Hancock St|
|Opening hours:||Daily 7:30pm–midnight|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C to Nostrand Ave|
|Price:||Average main course: $9. AmEx, MC, V|