With more than 25 years of experience in the NYC hospitality world, Leland Eating & Drinking House is industry veteran Randi Lee’s (Del Posto, Ruschmeyer’s in Montauk) first independent project. Located in Prospect Heights, the menu’s Mediterranean-inspired cuisine by chef Delfin Jaranilla (Fedora, Quality Eats) features nose-to-tail butchery and seasonal ingredients from local farms. In addition to their newly launched basement bakery with goods from head baker Angela Reid, go for signature dishes like the Chicken Jook Porridge, Charred Lemon-Skillet Mussels, and a rendition of Pork & Beans comprised of a grilled pork chop and gigante beans.
Randi Lee secured Leland Eating & Drinking House’s location about a year ago, built out the restaurant himself throughout the pandemic, and will open the dining room for the first time this weekend. In the Prospect Heights kitchen, chef Delfin Jaranilla is churning out Mediterranean-inspired fare focused on nose-to-tail butchery and seasonal ingredients from area farms.
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