Some tasty eats and catchy music are on offer at Hecho en Dumbo, a concept that has clearly taken off at the Dumbo General Store (111 Front St.) in Brooklyn. The venue has indefinitely extended its summer weekend event to include a week-long schedule and larger menu of Mexican antojitos. [Tip: the slow-cooked pork -- Cochinita Pibil -- tacos were terrific, while the $17 sampler plate deilvers a taste of a few different items.]
Last night, a large group of us took over the large central table to celebrate Jimmy & Jeff's birthday and stayed long enough for Rana Santacruz (pictured) and his band to play Las Mañanitas for them, twice. The highlight of the evening may have been the cameo appearance by a mysterious mariachi who sat in for a few songs with a harp that he suddenly retrieved from somewhere outside...
[iphone photo by eugene hernandez]
UPDATE: ...and here's a link to an article about the happening, apparently from a recent edition of New York Magazine.