Walker Stern, Joseph Ogrodnek, and their team at the James Beard Foundation
Chicken Liver Mousse with White Mushrooms
Local Radishes with Miso Butter
Santa Barbara Sea Urchin with Razor Clams, Cucumbers, and Preserved Chiles
Dayboat Scallop with Aromatic Vegetable Broth, Melfor Vinegar, and Pistachios
Walker Stern and Joseph Ogrodnek at the James Beard House
Pommes Purée with Oxtail, Marrow, and Parsley
Behind the scenes at the James Beard House
Grilled Lamb Ribs with Eggplant, Peanuts, and Palm Sugar
Parsnip Cake with Maple and Coffee–Bourbon Ice Cream
Wrapping up the night in the James Beard House kitchen
Dinner

Brooklyn Hot Spot

Joseph Ogrodnek

Battersby, Brooklyn, NY

Walker Stern

Battersby, Brooklyn, NY

Two years ago Blue Hill and Gramercy Tavern veterans Joseph Ogrodneck and Walker Stern gave Brooklyn’s dining scene a huge upgrade when they set up shop in a tiny storefront. Today their charming Battersby, which was ranked among America’s best new restaurants by Bon Appétit, continues to be one of the city’s most elusive reservations. 

Event photos taken by F. Martin Ramin. 

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  • Hors d’Oeuvre

    • Chicken Liver Mousse with White Mushrooms
    • Cod Croquettes with Aïoli
    • Local Radishes with Miso Butter
    • Gruet Sauvage Brut Blanc de Blancs NV 
  • Dinner

    • Santa Barbara Sea Urchin with Razor Clams, Cucumbers, and Preserved Chiles
    • Sturm Ribolla Gialla 2012
    • Dayboat Scallop with Aromatic Vegetable Broth, Melfor Vinegar, and Pistachios
    • Nikolaihof Hefeabzug Grüner Veltliner 2012 
    • Pommes Purée with Oxtail, Marrow, and Parsley
    • La Rioja Alta Viña Alberdi Rioja Reserva 2006
    • Grilled Lamb Ribs with Eggplant, Peanuts, and Palm Sugar
    • Cep Syrah 2010 
    • Parsnip Cake with Maple and Coffee–Bourbon Ice Cream
    • Oremus Late Harvest Tokaji 2010 ​

Event DetailsReservation Policy >

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  • Book:
  • Tue, 11.19.2013
  • 7:00 PM
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  • Members $130 / General Public $170
  • Call 212.627.2308 to reserve
 
 
 

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