The Q spoke to Chad, of Chad & Kola, the partners opening a new espresso bar joint on Flatbush near Lincoln Road, just up from Gino's. Should be small but sweet, and it sounds like the two really know what they're doing. Glad to be the bearer of good news that just as soon as they can get ConEd to sign-off, they'll be pouring their preferred brew (D'Amico's I believe he said) by January. ConEd has been the hold-up, since they're pretty overwhelmed since a certain Sandy passed through town. Kola worked at Blue Ribbon, which I patronized one time with a frisky toddler and swore never-again to go to a swank spot with a child in tow. As I recall, it's a place of some culinary swagger, and I suspect our young Flabenue newcomers will know a thing or two about running a shoppe. Here's to a good run, guys,
The Q at Parkside
News and Nonsense from the Brooklyn neighborhood of Lefferts and environs, or more specifically a neighborhood once known as Melrose Park. Sometimes called Lefferts Gardens. Or Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. Or PLG. Or North Flatbush. Or Caledonia (west of Ocean). Or West Pigtown. Across From Park Slope. Under Crown Heights. Near Drummer's Grove. The Side of the Park With the McDonalds. Jackie Robinson Town. Home of Lefferts Manor. West Wingate. Near Kings County Hospital. Or if you're coming from the airport in taxi, maybe just Flatbush is best.