Last night, the best of Brooklyn Yelp took a tasty trip to China via N. 10th St. in Williamsburg. NYC Elites gathered at the Brooklyn Wok Shop for an exclusive look at the newly opened, beautifully appointed restaurant serving Chinese food, 2.0.
The brainchild of Chef Edric Har and his wife Melissa, the Wok Shop is offering up an alternative to the greasy Chinese takeout joints on every NYC corner. Having worked in some of the finest kitchens (Le Bernadin, Cru, Veritas) in New York, Edric is bringing French techniques to bear on traditional Cantonese dishes. Combined with higher quality ingredients, including naturally-raised, hormone-free meats, the Wok Shop has upgraded Chinese food to a new, healthier, tastier level.
Some of the samples offered Elites were the addictive, finger-licking good wings with a cinnamon soy glaze, salt and pepper squid, and their signature beef short rib soup. This broth, fortified by handmade noodles, was a comforting treat on a cold evening.
Sixpoint's brand new Brevity Wit paired perfectly with the menu of magnificent Chinese treats, while many a happy guest sipped on the tasty Pinot Grigio and Malbec options courtesy of Lulu B. A huge thanks goes out to Edric, Melissa and the rest of the Wok Shop staff for all their hospitality. Make sure you check out all the photos courtesy of Melanie Fidler, and what people are saying in reviews and on Talk.
Thanks again to everyone out there in Eliteland, and we'll see you all at the Giftacular Market this weekend!
Peter D and the rest of the NYC Yelp Team