Barrio Plates restaurant will open to the public on Thursday, January 12, 2012. The restaurant, formerly known as Barrio, is located at 210 7th Avenue (corner of 3rd street) in the heart of the Park Slope section of Brooklyn.
Barrio Plates is the collaboration between Manhattan restaurateur Spencer Rothschild (RAIN, CALLE OCHO, BLT PRIME, DJANGO, YUSHI, COPACABANA) and Chef Martell Fonville (GRAMERCY TAVERN, A VOCE, INOTECA, AL DI LA). Barrio Plates will serve a tasting-style menu, featuring multi-flavored, multi-ethnic dishes. The restaurant’s décor has been made over into cozy, chic boite, including antiqued mirrors and hand blown glass lighting. Barrio Plates will be open nightly, and also serve brunch on Saturdays and Sundays brunch as well as lunch on Thursdays and Fridays.
The Barrio Plates menu includes almond stuffed dates wrapped in bacon with blue cheese dipping sauces ($9), squash soup with fried sage, shaved parmesan & nutmeg ($7), crispy calamari with Dominican honey glaze, cashews and sprout salad ($9), forest mushroom and leek gnocchi tossed in brown butter ($11), bacon wrapped snapper with frisee salad ($16), and ultimate sliders of flank, brisket, short ribs smothered in smoked bacon marmalade ($13). Desserts will include honey, apricot and cream torta ($7), house made donuts with 3 different seasonal fillings will be served with a decadent hot chocolate ($9), and chocolate flan with white chocolate crème’ and coca nibs ($7).
Barrio is open 7 days a week for dinner beginning at 3:00 PM. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday beginning at 11:30 AM. Lunch is served on Thursdays and Fridays beginning at 11:30 AM Corporate and private catering is also available. For more information, visit barriofoods.com.