Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Grand Army

A new place opened up not too far from me on State Street and Hicks. I have been there twice and it is quite nice.


Beers are a bit on the pricey side and you don't get a pint like in most places. But they have a decent beer selection. Next time I will post it but didn't get a clear picture. But, as you can see, I enjoyed my beer.


They have $1 oysters during happy hour, something of a trend around the neighborhood and one that I am happy to see. And they serve them with an interesting selection of sauces. I could use a bit of just plan horseradish, though. But these were quite good. I liked the chipotle the best.


I slurcked them right down. Not sure what kind they were. Bit of an unusual shape, elongated. But they were very good and decent sized. No complaints from me.


For dinner I had the smoked octopus and it was excellent. I would return just for that, but next time I am going for the steak tartar. If they prepare that as well as the octopus it will be dynamite.





I can't remember for sure what the Mysterious Chinese Woman had but I am guessing it was the striped bass. They don't have a real extensive menu, but what they have, at least what I had, was really good. And she really liked whatever it was she had.


 I apologize for the quality of the pictures. I forgot my camera and so the pictures were taken with a new iPhone and I don't think I had the settings correct. But you can see more by clicking the link.

Grand Army

Stay tuned, I plan on posting more frequently, but certainly not as frequently as I once did.

7 comments:

Patricia said...

I don't like any of this...not one bit.

Unknown said...

Bar man - Happy Thanksgiving
Good to see some new postings!

Unknown said...

Bar Man. You probably don't believe it. But in many groups I talk about 1000 bars. Hopping you and your wife are doing alright this is a hello from Costa Rica. Oscar Vargas. Tour guide

Captain Terryble said...

Been with you since the very beginning! I think we're stuck one block closer. As a retired lifelong New Yorker who has never been to Brooklyn I'm waiting with baited breath for the tour to continue. Hope you're doing well!
Sincerely,
Captain Terryble
Ahrrrgh.

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