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$50  + Tax/Tip
Sun, 3/1
1:00 PM
Columbia Waterfront District

The Longshoreman

6-Course Inventive Italian Dinner Event

Situated in Brooklyn's Columbia Waterfront District, this very new (October 2019) restaurant occupies the site of a fabled, long-ago tavern called “The Longshoreman,” owned and operated by a character named Punchie, that slaked the thirst of workers from the Brooklyn dockyards. Now sleek and modern, with black-and-white photos of nautical knots and a long white marble bar, The Longshoreman maintains that friendly neighborhood feeling and serves delicious Italian food. From the fresh bread with rosemary, ricotta, sea salt, and honey to burrata salad, distinctive pastas, and wood-fired pizza, there is something for everyone here. Exec Chef Michelle Ewan is a restaurant industry veteran, having trained in the Edinburgh, London and New York food scenes. Her passion for Italian cuisine emanates from a strong tradition of family home cooking. You will feel just like family too when we move into the restaurant for the evening and hear from Chef Ewan, who will answer your questions and discuss her very personal approach to the great culinary traditions of Italy.

About the Host:

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Michelle Ewan

Chef & Owner

Born in South Africa, Chef Ewan's career began in Edinburgh, Scotland at the Penguin Café as their head chef. Life brought Michelle to London working for Bertorelli’s opposite the famed Covent Garden Opera House and then to New York where she landed at the Café Word of Mouth on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. She opened The Longshoreman in October 2019.


The Lineup


All savory courses will be served family-style. Dessert will be portioned individually.

  1. Fennel Salad

    with orange, pine nuts, and 24-month aged parmesan | accompanied by fresh bread and ricotta della casa

  2. PEI Mussels

    with crispy prosciutto, vodka sauce, and grilled bread

  3. House-Made Pasta

    with squid ink, shrimp ragu, bottarga, and black garlic

  4. Poached Halibut

    with herb vinaigrette and broccolini

  5. NY Strip Steak

    with duck fat fingerling potatoes, salsa verde, and whiskey yakitori

  6. Butterscotch Budino

    with tawny port whipped cream and hazelnut brittle

The Longshoreman

215 Columbia St

Brooklyn, NY 11231

Event FAQs


Do I have to bring printed tickets to the event?
No tickets are needed.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Please bring your ID as well as cash if you plan on purchasing beverages.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to attend?
Yes. ID is required and you must be 21+ to attend.
What does the ticket price cover?
The ticket price covers the full cost of the meal.
Can I bring guests/non-members to this event?
Yep! For this event, guest tickets are $70 + tax & tip, and you can bring up to 3 guests. Please note, guests are not allowed to attend unaccompanied by a member.
What dietary restrictions/food allergies can be accommodated at this event?
The chef will be unable to accommodate pescatarians, vegetarians, or guests with allium, dairy, gluten, red meat, or shellfish restrictions at this event. For other allergies or special diets, please note that accommodations can only be made if you Update Your Dietary Restrictions or email us at [email protected] no less than 72 hours before the event.

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