Saturday, January 23, 2010

Stephen Starr To Jose Garces: I'll See Your Beer & Brats Concept And Raise You A Bona Fide German Bier Garten

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The Standard Biergarten in New York City, a potential source of inspiration for Starr | Photo via Zagat

No big deal.

Jose has plans for a beer and brats spot.

Stephen makes plans for a full-on beer garden.

Good times.

We're going to go ahead and surmise that Starr probably found his inspiration for this project at the Standard Hotel Biergarten, which opened this summer to immediate crowds in the Meatpacking District literally around the corner from his NYC Morimoto and Buddakan outposts.

Meanwhile, the last we hear, Garces still does not have a finalized lease for the Letto Deli location, at which he wants to do the aforementioned beer and brats. Hopefully, he can close on that soon.

Phoodie Exclusive: The Who And The What Of Stephen Starr's Fishtown Bier Garten [ Phoodie ]
The Standard Biergarten [ Official Site ]
Beer Gardening Under the High Line [ Urban Daddy ]

Is The Stephen Starr - Jose Garces Rivalry Escalating?

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