After a yr of the pandemic, Katherine Lewin, the previous editorial director for the restaurant platform the Infatuation, missed dinner events. Figuring she was not alone, Ms. Lewin opened a vivid store stocked with necessities for entertaining. “People are intimidated, but it can be easy,” she mentioned. (Ms. Lewin readily dispenses recommendation.) Shelves are crammed with meals merchandise like tinned seafood, crackers and condiments, and there’s a fridge stocked with cured meats and cheeses. She additionally sells She Wolf breads. The central counter and the wall behind it maintain flatware, dishes, cake stands, linen napkins, barware and glassware, together with some classic items. Behind the shop there’s a secluded outside space with benches and an enormous picnic desk; she plans to carry occasions with native eating places there. E-commerce is coming.
Big Night, 154 Franklin Street (Kent Avenue), Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 718-218-4346, bignightbk.com.
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