Worldwide icon-chevron-right North America icon-chevron-right United States icon-chevron-right New York State icon-chevron-right New York icon-chevron-right Chez Jose

Chez Jose (CLOSED)

Restaurants Williamsburg

Time Out says

Friendly warning! We're working hard to be accurate. But these are unusual times, so please check that venues remain open.

Two white-hot culinary trends—high-minded vegetable plates and tasting-menu restaurants—collide at this semiweekly pop-up in Williamsburg's Whirlybird café, returning after a two-month hiatus. The culinary talent is courtesy of the once-avant-garde Isa kitchen, the weirdly wonderful spot that shocked the fooderati last June when it underwent a casual Mediterranean makeover and ditched its cutting-edge plates. Toques Jose Ramirez Ruiz and Pam Yung, who buffed their skills at top kitchens like Brooklyn Fare and Roberta's, respectively, bring a studied approach to this experimental series. Ramirez Ruiz runs the savory side of the bill, enlisting help from professional forager Kyle Fiasconaro (Eleven Madison Park) to root around for hard-to-find verdure like knotweed, chicken-of-the-woods mushrooms and beach roses. Produce is at the center of the plate throughout the ten-course prix fixe: confit carrots sprinkled with red-veined sorrel and cardamom; whole-roasted cabbage with soybeans, miso and pickled beef tongue; and dehydrated beets coupled with creamed spinach and chickpeas. Yung plates the sweet stuff, sourcing dairy from Cowbella farm for her raw-milk panna cotta with maple sap and peach blossoms. Bring-your-own is the mode of the beverage program, although the dynamos sometimes tinker with house-infused spirits as minicourses throughout the meal.

Posted:

Details

Address: 254 South 2nd St
Brooklyn
11211
Cross street: between Havemeyer and Roebling Sts
Transport: Subway: J, M to Marcy Ave
Price: Prix fixe: $55. Cash only.
Contact:
Opening hours: Tue, Thu 7–11pm
Do you own this business?
You may also like
    Latest news