Sections

New wine bar for North Slope

The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Park Slope’s new wine bar has a hard metal facade — but there’s nothing gruff about its warm communal seating.

At Wolf and Deer, owners Daniel Bailey and Raphael Hasid, have poured as much time into an 80-bottle list as designing a U-shaped bar that encourages neighbors to mingle.

Hasid — who owns the vino-centric Mediterranean restaurant Miriam across the street — has the food and drink covered; Bailey — who owns the upscale metal shop Hard Decor in Bushwick — took charge of the arty, semi-industrial design.

“We’re merging our skills,” Bailey said, adding it all adds up to an intimate vibe. “It gives the neighborhood something it doesn’t already have.”

The Fifth Avenue bar will open this week near St Marks Place replacing Total Wine Bar, which closed unexpectedly in September.

Wolf and Deer will have outdoor seating, a wide variety of cocktails and small plates of salad, cheese and cured meats — which has nothing to do with the place’s name.

In fact, the owners — longtime friends who each hail from Israel — named the bar after their baby boys’s Hebrew monickers.

Wolf and Deer (74 Fifth Ave. near St. Marks Place in Park Slope).

Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Get our stories in your inbox, free.

Like The Brooklyn Paper on Facebook.

Reader Feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynPaper.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynPaper.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.