We're looking for a restaurant to have a birthday party for my MIL, and we stumbled upon the Brooklyn Steak Company on Avenue M between E. 13 and E. 14. They only opened within the past 2 months so they don't show up on all the regular Jewish restaurant guides yet.
Wow! What an incredibly wonderful place.
Obviously they are a meat restaurant with lots of steak, but they have so much more, interesting, food.
They gave us one of their appetizers, "Tongue in Cheek" to sample, and it was one of the most delicious things I've ever tasted. It's layers of beef cheek and veal tongue, but so soft and tender and tasty that it's indescribable.
I urge you to try it.
Oh, ha ha, this is funny. The hashgacha is under a Rabbi Gornish. The owner, Sarah (lovely), is Israeli and speaks no Yiddish. When we asked about the hashgacha she said, simply, Gornish. We honestly thought she's saying there's no mashgiach. She didn't realize and once we cleared it up, she told us that, in fact, some people have called and asked about the hashgacha, and when she said Gornish the people hung up quickly.