After bringing his brand of Hellenic cooking to Astoria, Irvington and Roslyn, Michael Psilakis set his sights on Brooklyn. This new addition to the prolific restaurateur-chef's MP Taverna empire specializes in similar modern-Mediterranean fare as its forebears, with dishes like octopus with cured black-olive puree, crispy cod with garlicky skordalia spread, and a Greek orzo-based paella loaded with merguez and mussels. In Taverna fashion, the meals, as well as the 20 varieties of beer on tap, are meant to be shared in the 120-seat space, rigged with live orange trees and plenty of weathered wood.
|Venue name:||MP Taverna Brooklyn||Contact:|
470 Driggs Ave
|Cross street:||between North 10th and 11th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon-Thu noon-11pm, Fri noon-midnight, Sat 11am-midnight, Sun 11am-6pm|
|Transport:||Subway: L to Bedford Ave|
|Price:||Average entrée: $22. AmEx, MC, V.|
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