Stay in Touch and Get Free Shipping on Your First Order Sign me up!

Freek’s Mill

click image to view full size

“The original Freek’s Mill, in 1784, was located at what is today the corner of Union and Nevins streets,” so says the website for this restaurant, which happens to be located in exactly the same spot, adjacent to the Gowanus Canal. “The name Freek’s Mill references a time when people in the area not only knew where their food came from, but also where it was processed,” it continues. “Like most marketing, this should not be taken too seriously,” wrote Pete Wells in his two-star review in the Times, in 2016. “Freek’s Mill is hardly a return to preindustrial living. But after two months in business, it is already a swell place to spend a night in a postindustrial zone.” And boy, was he right. I took the missus there for an anniversary dinner shortly after it opened. The server mixed up the cocktails, and we ended up with an extra something special that made wandering along the warehouses and empty streets after dinner much more of a joy that it should have been. Nice folks over there. Do pay them a visit. (285 Nevins St., Brooklyn. 718-852-3000.)

 

Signed fine art Giclee prints on museum-quality, one-quarter-cotton 280 gsm paper with archival inks are available in two sizes:

5 x 7 for $55
9 x 12 for $95

Editions are strictly limited to 365 copies, and each annotated print is a beautiful reminder that our days are numbered.

Related Restaurants

The Lambs Club

Lucali

Untitled at the Whitney

atr

Want something special?

I’ll draw it for you!

Request a Restaurant

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
About Delivery Times

Life is Short-Art is Long

But There's a Quick Way

While it can take four weeks or more to make, sign, and ship a print, if you need something right away, I will email you a one-sheet about the series. You can print it at home, roll it up, and put a ribbon on it!

“If you know someone who’s wild for a special New York restaurant, this is the perfect present.”

Ruth Reichl

Stay in Touch and Get Free Shipping on Your First Order

Sign up for my newsletter and receive free domestic shipping on your first order! My mailings go out once or twice a month, at most, and they are a great way to stay on top of the places I've done, and to make special requests.

Thank You for subscribing to All the Restaurants. The code for free domestic shipping on your first order is FreeShippingATR