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Sunday Bloody Bunday!



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Don't just stare at that pork bun, people. Go to Bunsmith and eat it! This beautifully simple bar opened on Franklin Ave a few short months ago, but they are making a serious name for themselves with great service, well-crafted cocktails, and of course, succulent, delicious buns. Yesterday, they welcomed the best of Brooklyn Yelp in for a Sunday Funday of epic proportions featuring Ommegang brews, bloody marys, baos of all kinds, and the almighty Kimchiback. Read on for reviews, photos, and more fun.

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From the moment everyone walked in, we all knew it was going to be a great afternoon. It's hard to decide whether the edamame or the Ommegang was tastier, and it set the tone for a delicious day. I'm partial to the Witte from this stellar NY-based, Belgian-style brewery, but the Nirvana IPA is excellent as well. Alicia G is actually not a beer drinker, and it even left her admitting it was "quite tasty."

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Kenny C said what we were all thinking though: "My anaconda don't want none unless you got buns, hon. Suffice to say, my anaconda was satisfied by this great event at Bunsmith." Because they've got buns. For Marina S (and myself), it was all about the pork jowl. "The best thing I've eaten all week. Really crisp but melt-in-your mouth pieces of pork." I am not exaggerating when I tell you that you need this in your life. And the price points are so good that I'm afraid I'm going to gain a solid 15 jowl pounds going forward.

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Although he's a carnivore at heart, Jonathan T couldn't deny his love for the delectable artichoke bun. It's packed with "Incredible flavor. Super savory with a hint of pickling. Fantastic bun, the sauce used seemed like a chipotle style aioli."

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And we haven't even told you about the fried chicken! Basically, what we're trying to say here is that even if Bunsmith wasn't such a welcoming bar; even if David, Ashley, David, and Kristen weren't such amazing hosts (thank you SO much guys!); even if they weren't the only folks around pioneering the kimchiback; even if they didn't inspire such glowing reviews, and Instagrammable photos…we would still be coming back for buns ASAP. See you there.

Cheers,
Peter D & The Yelp NYC Team

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