The Dumbo Improvement District notes that two new restaurants will open in the former Governor and Rice spaces. The Atrium, at 15 Main Street, will offer casual fine dining showcasing locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients. At 81 Washington Street, Mediterranean restaurant Dish is scheduled to open in June.
The Atrium (owned by Cobblestone Restaurant Group) received their liquor license last month. The restaurant seats 63 and will open Mon-Wed 5:30pm-12am, Thur-Sat 11:30am-2am, Sun 11:30am-12am. According to the Community Board 2, the owners of The Atrium have extensive experience in 4 star restaurants in Europe and USA and have worked with Daniel Boloud and Jean Georges.
[UPDATE: From NY Times (May 28, 2013): “ATRIUM The space that housed Governor until Sandy blew in has new owners, a team that met at DB Bistro Moderne. Laurent Kalkotour, who was executive chef, will run the kitchen; Alexander LaPratt, who was a sommelier, will be beverage director; Leslie Affre, who was the maître d’, will be the manager. They plan to open this summer: 15 Main Street (Water Street), Dumbo, Brooklyn.”]
15 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
81 Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201