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The European brasserie with Michelin-star honoree chef and co-owner Christopher Cipollone (Cotogna), and co-owner John Winterman (Bâtard, Daniel) at the helm, offers delicate pastas, braised meats, and fantastic dessert offerings in a glitzy space. From large format dishes like the Dry-Aged Crown of Duck and Prime Cote de Boeuf to a section of snacks like Duck Mortadella and Sunchoke Bombolini to share, you’ll find plenty to cover your table for a celebratory meal or a weeknight out.
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Newish Brooklyn addition Francie does bistro food right thanks to chef Christopher Cipollone (Piora), whose American-European menu ranges from souffle cakes with seaweed butter and caviar, to ravioli with lobster and saffron, to a pithivier. Cipollone’s partner in crime is Bâtard alum John Winterman, and together the duo have schemed a modern dining room that has a European air to it, where guests can grab a bar seat for some light bites, or go all out in the dining room with a three-week dry aged crown of duck for two, the dish, amongst many, that keeps locals coming back.
Space restrictions took outdoor dining off the table when this Williamsburg spot opened in early December—and while the team found success with takeout and delivery, they’re ready to welcome diners indoors starting February 17. The European brasserie has Michelin star honorees helming the main kitchen operation and pastry program, so you’ll find delicate pastas, braised meats and other large-format entrees, and inspired dessert offerings.
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