It's been nearly two years since restaurateur Ed Novak retired, selling the forty-year-old Broker, one of downtown's last fine-dining bastions, and its only surviving sibling restaurant, the Cork House Wine Restaurant, to Jerry Fritzler, a long-time employee and partner.
Maybe it's the ridiculous, intolerable heat that made this week so weird and wacky, and the Cafe Society trolls -- specifically "Recession" and "Poutiner" and all your other bogus aliases (we've got your IP address, schmuck) -- so moronic and volatile. Whatever the cause, the last five days o ... More >>
It's been almost forty years since Ed Novak opened the Broker Restaurant, at 821 17th Street, which has been serving up complimentary bowls of peel-and-eat shrimp to crowds for generations. The restaurant is still a mainstay for its unique dining room -- it's located in the basement of a form ... More >>
Photo by Melanie Asmar Want some free king crab legs? How about a gratis rack of lamb? From now until at least the end of the summer, the Broker Restaurant, at 821 17th Street, is offering a free dinner to anyone who mentions its new billboard at Broadway and 18th, advertising -- what else? -- a fre ... More >>