Governor Will Not Reopen After Sandy; Chef Brad McDonald, Formerly of Crabtree’s Kittle House, Has Parted Ways


This just in from the Eater blog. Governor, the DUMBO restaurant that took on five feet of water during Superstorm Sandy, will not re-open, despite raising thousands of dollars in aid to do so. Governor Will Not Reopen.


Organic baby red beets and mache salad with sour cherries, peanut meringue and balsamic dressing by chef Brad McDonald during his Kittle House tenure.

In addition, Brad McDonald, the chef — formerly at Crabtree’s Kittle House — has parted ways with the owner. Here’s a link to a post from a tasting menu I had while he was there: Welcome to the New Kittle House. He was a darn good cook, that’s for sure. Let’s see where he pops up next.


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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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