I was lucky enough to be invited to Brother Jimmy’s Union Square eatery for a wonderful dessert bash. Brother Jimmy’s is one of the smarter restaurant chains in New York as they have very together social media directors—most restaurants these days do not even have local PR people let alone people who cater to bloggers’ need (so a special “12 rib salute” for that)!
I was thrilled to be able to taste test very large portions of their desserts served “buffet style” in the Union Square restaurant’s private party room downstairs. There was a large spread of homemade ice creams and fixings bar just like they make available for clients putting on private parties. The homemade ice cream flavors BJ’s serves includes the luscious Almond Joy and Butterscotch Swirl created over in Flushing by Max & Mina’s. Toppings at the sundae bar include mini marshmallows and chucks of brownies. And speaking of ice cream, BJ’s is getting a lot of acclaim for serving Melt Bakery’s Ice Cream Sandwiches. There are daily flavors you need to ask your server about when visiting BJ’s. I had the luscious Homemade Bourbon Ice Cream Sandwich—the cookie is vanilla and most of the flavor comes from the ice cream and it’s a truly unique flavor. It is a “must have” at your next trip to any of BJ’s numerous restaurants around town. I also adored the gooey goodness of the Brownie Sundae—which is a chewy brownie served with the aforementioned Butterscotch Swirl ice cream. Most of their desserts are priced reasonably at only $7, BTW.
|Melt Bakery Ice Cream Sandwiches|
|Max and Mina's Ice Cream|
116 E 16th St
New York, NY 10003
Photos: Anne Raso