Carbone Founders Opening A New Sandwich Shop Near Barclays
By Nikita Richardson
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Earlier today, we put together a roundup of all the Brooklyn-bred businesses that have recently opened locations in Manhattan, but it’s worth noting that as quickly as we are “colonizing” Manhattan, Manhattanites are “colonizing” Brooklyn.
The latest example comes from the founders of Manhattan’s Carbone who are set to open yet another location for their famed hot sandwich shop, Parm, in Brooklyn.
Via the Daily News: As part of an impending food-related sea change in the area, chefs Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi will open a new Parm at 208 and 210 Flatbush Avenue near Barclays Center.
The first Parm opened in SoHo at 248 Mulberry Street about three years ago and has since become famous for its irresponsibly delicious heroes, which include classics like meatball parms, eggplant parms, and sausage & peppers as well as more daring menu items like fried chicken cacciatore, ricotta toast and even homemade ice cream cakes. In addition to the Parm chain, Carbone and Torrisi are also responsible for their critically-acclaimed, self-titled restaurants Carbone and Torrisi Italian Specialties, which have both been nominated for James Beard Awards. All the eateries fall under the pair’s ever-growing, Danny Meyers-esque Major Food Group.
Once, the new Parm opens, it will be the second of two locations for the mini-chain in Brooklyn. Late last year, we learned that another Parm is coming to Williamsburg and will be located at 162 N. 4th Street. There’s still no opening date on that one, but Eater NY managed to find out that Parm Flatbush Ave. will open this fall–just in time for what will hopefully be a winning season for the Nets.