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Vinegar Hill House

72 Hudson Ave. (Water St.) Send to Phone
718-522-1018 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Jean Adamson crosses the East River for her own Brooklyn venture.
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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Vinegar Hill House, Brooklyn, NY

Vinegar Hill House Restaurant Review

: Set in a quiet, artist-packed pocket of Brooklyn, this down-to-earth restaurant is helmed by Jean Adamson, the former chef of Manhattan’s hipster-haven Freemans. Décor is all rough-hewn Americana, right down to the flag with thirteen stars, the wood floors and the free hot cider. Adamson ditches Freemans' food tropes for fare that’s a bit more personable --- it's cooked in the wood-fired oven at the center of the room, after all. The menu changes seasonally, but options have included fennel salad with pear, sunflower seed bark, and burnt onion crème; black pepper tagliatelle with pork ragù, ricotta and pine nuts; and cast iron chicken with shallots and sherry vinegar jus. For dessert, consider salty caramel ice cream or cake made with Guinness and cream cheese. The wine list is long on American wines, including a few New York State standouts.

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