Dinner and Drinks at 9 Bushwick Restaurants The Michelin Guide Forgot

Photo by Austin McAllister
Photo by Austin McAllister

Fritzl’s Lunch Box

What to Order: Pumpkin and peanut curry, Morning Beer
It hasn’t taken long for chef Dan Ross-Leutzwyler’s new venture to garner excellent neighborhood word-of-mouth, and with good reason. His hole-in-the-wall outpost on Irving is home to some truly innovative seasonal cooking, alongside classics like ribs and fried chicken sandwiches. As the weather gets colder, we’d opt for the pumpkin and peanut curry, paired with the “Morning Beer,” a surprisingly pleasant combination of house-made kombucha and Founder’s IPA. One of the most creative uses of a beer-and-wine-only license we’ve ever seen.

173 Irving Ave.


  1. See, I was really excited to try Mama Joy’s about two weeks ago, but when I called to make a reservation someone told me that they had to scale back to just serving bar type food, because the restaurant style dining cost them too much money. Now I don’t know if I really want to try it. I was excited about having a nice dining experience there, even though they still have the sit down tables, the new menu has turned me off a little


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