Finish this idiom.
“What’s good for the goose is good for __ ______.”
Come on, you know
Fine. We’ll tell you.
It’s The Gander
, a new Flatiron leviathan of seafood, landfood and the wines they both go with,
Bring a date. Bring parents visiting town. Bring newly engaged friends to feel out whether they’re
tolerable anymore. Bring a lunch meeting (not yet, but soon). Bring ’em all. The place is—to borrow a
term from the scientific community—ginormous. Two
of marble bar majesty, six-person banquettes and chandeliers made with lots of
But the important thing here is brisket tots
. They’re so much more delightfully complicated than they sound. Think
brisket braised with corned-beef fat, then mixed with caramelized onion, mozzarella and caraway seeds, and
breaded with fried potato. And now try not to think about that. We dare you.
The man behind this is also responsible for Recette in the West Village, so the tots are basically a
diversion from stuff like a creative take on trout tartare and pastas with suckling pig ragù.
Pigs just don’t stand a chance, do they?
15 W 18th St
(between 5th and 6th)
New York, NY 10011