Cooklyn Offers New American Cuisine in Prospect Heights

December 3, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Cooklyn is a recent addition to Prospect Heights, with chef Anthony Theocaropoulos at the helm.

Chef Anthony Theocaropoulos.  (Michael Tulipan)
Chef Anthony Theocaropoulos. (Michael Tulipan)

Theocaropoulos grew up in an Italian-Greek family and has worked under Michael White, Masaharu Morimoto, and Mario Batali.

The seasonal American menu features Lamb Bun (a Greek take on the Asian pork bun); Octopus and Pork Belly with smoked potatoes, fava beans, watercress pesto; Venison Wontons with mortadella and whole grain mustard; and a Dry Aged New York Strip with bone marrow, pomme purée, and oyster mushrooms.

Cooklyn, in Prospect Heights. (Michael Tulipan)
Cooklyn, in Prospect Heights. (Michael Tulipan)

Brooklyn purveyors are showcased, including. Stinky Brooklyn, Brooklyn Bread Company, Toby’s Estate, and Red Hook Winery.

659 Vanderbilt Ave.
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn