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McCarren Rink Opens With a No. 7/Jimmy's Mashup

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The brand new McCarren Park ice rink opens to the public today, as does its concession stand Hanson Bros. Food, a collaboration between chefs Tyler Kord and Josh Cohen. The food is a mashup of the stuff found at Kord's No. 7 Sub shops and Cohen's Jimmy's Diner, with a menu of "crazy dogs" (aka well-topped hotdogs) and "melts" (aka hot sandwiches on pretzel bread). The options range from a hot brown dog with cheese sauce, bacon and tomato to a broccoli cuban to a pot roast sandwich made with brisket and sour cream potato sauce. There are also a few snacks like pumpkin seed brittle, and the obligatory skating rink hot chocolate dressed up with malted whipped cream and crushed whoppers.

The pair have enlisted Greenpoint standby Steve's Meat Market to make them a custom blend hot dog, and are also sourcing some ingredients from fellow locals Peter Pan Doughnuts and Acme Smoked Fish. Nothing on the menu costs more than the $8 price of admission to the rink. Check out the whole thing, below:

Crazy Dogs
Classic Dog $3
Hot Brown Dog (cheese sauce bacon, tomato) $5
Imperial Dog (lychee muchim, fried garlic) $5
Hacksaw Jim Dugghan (pulled pork, pickled jalapenos) $6
Tofu dog + $1

Classic (cheddar,mustard) $5
Pot Roast (brisket,mirepoix relish,sour cream potato sauce) $8
Black Bean Burger (jalapeno jack, pickeled corn) $6
Happy Pilgrim (turkey, swiss, sweet potato, cranberry) $7
Broccoli Cuban (Broccoli, roasted onions, pickles,mustard,swiss) $6

Nuts and such
Pumpkin seed brittle $3
Blackout cake $5
Honey roasted peanuts$3
Popcorn $3

Hot chocolate w malted whipped cream and crushed whoppers $3
Red eye Chicory coffee $3
Water $2
Juice $2
Ginger beer $3
· All Coverage of Hanson Bros. Food [~ENY~]

No. 7 Sub

1188 Broadway, New York, NY 10001 (212) 532-1680 Visit Website

McCarren Park

776 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY