Brooklyn / Carroll Gardens
Get directions | 524 Court St., Brooklyn, NY 11231
Hours | Sunday 10am-3pm | 5pm-10pm, Monday 5pm-10pm, Tuesday 5pm-10pm, Wednesday 5pm-10pm, Thursday 5pm-11pm, Friday 5pm-12am, Saturday 10am-3pm | 5pm-12am
You might remember a review/rant we wrote about Tipsy Parson and the so called “comfort food” there that really isn’t comfort food. In case you were wondering where all that anger came from, it has built up over time from repeated disappointment. The bottom line in most of these cases is that if you want real comfort food, skip the trendy new spots and go to Harlem or Charleston. Or maybe just go have dinner at grandma’s. We’re sure she would love to see you.
But there are some exceptions to the let downs, and Buttermilk Channel is one of them. It exceeded our expectations, not only when it comes to the menu of classic American guilty pleasures, but also the restrained and tasteful decor. No antique phones or kitschy mugs on display here. This is simply a true Brooklyn neighborhood hang, and it’s equally popular among young hipster singles and the families that fill it for Sunday dinner. The fried chicken is one of the best you’ll find in town, and almost everything else you’ll eat here is fantastic. Just don’t over do it – this food is rich and we suspect that it’s not entirely healthy. Then again, we’re not doctors, so who’s to say it isn’t? Oh right. Doctors.