Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'Indian Table' Now Open In The Former Brucie's Space On Court Street

Indian Table has taken over the former Brucie's space at 234 Court Street between Baltic and Kane Streets. According to the first Yelp reviews, the food is fantastic.
The storefront and the interior space have been nicely renovated. A tiled accent wall looks lovely and so do the mosaic tiled tables.  Several bar stools line a nice wooden bar in the back and there is additional seating along a copper-lined shelf along the street side.
The menu includes interesting options, many of which are vegetarian.  Prices range from $7.95 to $9.95 for appetizers, $12.95 to $20.95 for entrées.  There are choices of  six different Tandoori breads and several variations on Basmati rice.
Indian Table has applied for a liquor license and hopes to have a full bar soon.

Have you been here yet?


Anonymous said...

They were shut down by the Health Department a couple days after opening. I think they're reopened now.

Here are the violations from the Health Department website. Hopefully they have remedied these issues.

Sanitary Violations
1) Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
2) Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
3) Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140º F to 70º F or less within 2 hours, and from 70º F to 41º F or less within 4 additional hours.
4) Food, food preparation area, food storage area, area used by employees or patrons, contaminated by sewage or liquid waste.
5) Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
6) Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
7) Insufficient or no refrigerated or hot holding equipment to keep potentially hazardous foods at required temperatures.
8) Personal cleanliness inadequate. Outer garment soiled with possible contaminant. Effective hair restraint not worn in an area where food is prepared.
9) Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
10) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
11) Covered garbage receptacle not provided or inadequate, except that garbage receptacle may be uncovered during active use. Garbage storage area not properly constructed or maintained; grinder or compactor dirty.
12) Pesticide use not in accordance with label or applicable laws. Prohibited chemical used/stored. Open bait station used.

Anonymous said...

When I walked by Sunday, it had a sign on the door from the DOH saying they were closed. Did they reopen since then?

Katia said...

That's too bad. I am sure they will work it out and re-open soon, if they have not already.
I stopped by last week and took those photos.

Anonymous said...

Oh the old toy shop!
I can still see where the fancy baby dolls use to be kept in that space.
If only we were a community that once again ate at home and there were the range of interesting shops in the neighborhood once again.

Katia said...

What was the name of the toy store? Laughing giraffe?

Jim said...

Coming back to Brooklyn for a visit this week. Will avoid this place like the plague. All of these violations are for golden rules that every respectable restaurant should never break.

Cynthia said...

The toy store was named The Laughing Giraffe at the Money's Wedding. I remember the Playmobil sets.

Katia said...

That was it and it was 'monkey's wedding." It was a great little store with wonderful toys.
For years I saw its owner in the neighborhood, but have not seen her for a while now.

Jack Ravio said...

Don't trust YELP reviews....

Anonymous said...

Don't forget it was also Cube 63!

Anonymous said...

The Monkey's Wedding! Gosh what a great place that was. Thank you Katia for the memory!

Anonymous said...

They closed down for a week and repaired all of the violations before reopening.

Ate there last night. Everything was absolutely delicious and the service was extremely attentive.

No ill effects from the food this morning, for either of us.

Anonymous said...

Early Yelp reviews are often friends and family of the owner, which means they're fake or not to be trusted.

A. I. Cohen, Esq. said...

My wife and I ate there the week they opened (first week in April) and the food was awesome. They got slammed that night and the kitchen hadn't yet figured out how to deal with a rush, but the staff was attentive and the food was tasty and well-presented. Was thinking of going back tonight, that's how I came upon this thread.

Hillary said...

Ate there last Friday and it was awesome!!! The kitchen seemed slammed and a bit disorganized but food was great. Will be going back if health violations are fixed ��

Anonymous said...

My wife and I have been there twice, once dining in and once for delivery, and were thoroughly pleased both times! Very delicious and authentic Indian flavors. So glad to have it in the nabe = ]