Thursday, November 29, 2012

A Better Bistro

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!  The Wallace is back from its break.  We missed you guys!!!!

We have an updated menu at The Wallace - full of new exciting things to make dining at The Wallace a little lighter on the wallet but just as delicious!

1. A bigger & BETTER Happy Hour!  Everyday from 5-8pm we have:
$1 oysters
$7 cocktails (The Wallace, Gimlet, Brooklyn Sparkler) &
$5 glasses of wine - Pinot Noir, Sauvingnn Blanc.

2. An $18, 2-course prix fixe!  What?! Yes, it's true!
1st course - Aruglala salad with pecorino romano cheese - beautifully simple + yet satisfying,
wedge salad (blue cheese dressing + bacon - need i say more?), or our housemade flatbreads with housemade ricotta cheese + marinated radicchio add the runny egg and you have perfection!
Braised Half Chicken with garlic mashed potatos

2nd course - The Wallace burger (house-ground beef, homemade roll, your choice of cheese) and fries or a salad! Jon HAND CUTS the fries, they are so golden and delicious - sometimes I wonder how they make it out of the kitchen and onto your table!  If you ever can't find me - I'll be in the basement eating your fries.  Mussels + Fries - with decadent beer, shallot, and garlic broth, and again, the FRIES or
Pan Roasted Chicken with garlic mashed potatoes. 

(have you guys figured out I LOVE FRIES?!)


Chicken liver pate with housemade grapefruit jam, served with toasted baquette.  The chicken liver is decadent, yet light, a perfect happy hour snack.

Pork Belly with spicy apple chutney, salad

Grilled Pear Salad with goat cheese, brussles sprout leaves, pomagranite seeds, pecans, and frisee.

Duck Breast
4. Never fear - we still have our classics - braised oxtails with polenta and crispy garlic, duck breast with housemade demi glace and brussles sprouts & potatoes, market fish with potato gratin + saffron burre blanc, scallops with fig gastrique and melted leeks,  butternut squash risotto, mushroom croquette with truffle oil, oysters oreganata with housemade aoili. 
Braised oxtails with polenta

 4. BRUNCH!  Buy one - get one mimosa's and bloody mary's EVERY SUNDAY from 10am-4pm.  We make our own (SPICY) Bloody Mary mix and fresh squeeze our organge juice.  All brunch comes with coffee and tea.

Shrimp & Grits - our famous cheezy grits now come with Benton's ham, anahiem chilies and shrimp! YUM!

The Wallce BLT - Bacon, lettuce, housemade tomato jam, aoili, your choice salad or fries.
5. Kids - we have menu items for the little tikes too - grilled cheese with fries or a hot dog with fries.  

Our bar is always open - come join us for a glass of wine and a snack at Happy Hour! 

Wallace Hours-
Wed-Thursday - 5pm-10pm
Fri-Sat 5pm-11:30pm
Sunday 10am-4pm

Follow us on Twitter @TheWallaceBk or on Facebook The Wallace.  Tell us what you think of the new changes!

Jessica & Jon

Thursday, November 1, 2012

November Changes at The Wallace

Happy November all!  I want to let everyone know that my heart goes out to all who are suffering because of Hurricane Sandy - on behalf of The Wallace team, we are thinking of you. 

Some big changes are coming at The Wallace.  We are making these changes to better serve the our customers and give more economical food options to the neighborhood.  Starting today - All apps are $12 and under and most entrees under $20!!!

Since you all know I'm a big fan of lists - let's get to the changes!

1. $20 prix fixe at The Wallace - starting today - you can get a two-course dinner for $20 at The Wallace - (what?! yes, you heard right!!!!) 

The Wallace $20 Prix Fixe
1st course – Arugula Salad or
                          Seasonal Flatbreads
2nd course – Pan Roasted Half Chicken or
       The Wallace Burger

Available every night here at The Wallace.  
2. We have lowered the prices of our appetizers (all are $12 and under) and dinner entrees - now 5 out of our 8 entrees are under $20 - and yes, we are keeping our portion size!  Thx chef Jon! 
Also we have a new salad -

Grilled Pear Salad
Frisee, brussels sprout leaves, pomegranate, pecans, goat cheese, pear vinaigrette   11

3. Starting tonight, The Wallace is offering our bar snacks menu at Hanson Dry!  Every night you can get Chef Jon's delicious bar snacks at our favorite bar - Hanson Dry.

Herbed Fries
Hand cut potatoes, crispy herbs, pecorino romano, pickled jalapenos   6

Butternut Squash Crostino
Housemade ricotta cheese, sage-arugula pesto   7

Jalapeno Poppers
House made ricotta, fontina, lime crema   7

Crispy Duck Tacos
Green chili aioli, cilantro, lime juice   9.5 

That's it from The Wallace - lower prices, same great food!  Hope to see you soon.


Friday, October 26, 2012

Brunch, Anniversary, Bar Snacks

Hi all! Happy Fall - I for one cannot believe it is almost the end of October - thank goodness the weather has still been nice.  As we get ready for hurricane Sandy (I think? - I have no idea, this is how much time I spend in The Wallace), we are making some updates to our brunch menu, having a special anniversary dinner, and doing bar snacks at Hanson Dry!

1. Brunch:

You asked - we listened - we improve!  We are lowering the prices on our brunch menu and including a free Americano and Tea with every purchase.  YUM.  Plus our fabulous Bloody Mary's and Mimosa's are still only $8....AND if you eat brunch at the bar, they are buy one get one free.  Umm, if I wasn't working that is where I would be!

The new brunch items are: The Wallace BLT -
Bacon, lettuce, tomato jam, garlic aioli, crispy fingerling potatoes.
 This BLT is so good, when Jon made it for the staff I didn't even get to take a picture of it!   

Brunch is served Sat-Sun from 10am-3:30.  We also have highchairs for the babes.

2. Anniversary Dinner

I can't believe it, but Jon and I have been together for 3 years!  We have even survived opening a restaurant together!  To celebrate, we are offering a 3 course dinner for $30 + free glass of sparkling wine on Wednesday Nov 7th.  Make your reservation now by calling 347-689-9137 or emailing me at

3. Bar snacks at Hanson Dry

Starting Oct 31 - we will be doing bar snacks for a favorite bar Hanson Dry!  Just another way to get your fix of Jon Wallace's cooking.

The menu is below:

Herbed Fries - $6
Hand cut potatoes, crispy herbs, pecorino romano, pickled jalapenos
Butternut Squash Crostino  - $7
Housemade ricotta cheese, sage-arulala pesto

Jalapeno Poppers - $7
House made ricotta, fontina, lime crema
Crispy Duck Tacos - $9.50
Green chili aioli, cilantro, lime juice 

Also - if you are going to the Barclay's Center, we are just a half mile away and open to 11:30 on weekends!

 That's it for now.  See you at The Wallace.  Reservations available at 347-689-9137 or