It’s been a long few weeks of news, but today there might be a small reason to celebrate: Popular Taiwanese-American restaurants Win Son and Win Son Bakery in Williamsburg are kicking off takeout and delivery service today following a temporary closure due to COVID-19.
For the venture, restaurateurs Josh Ku and chef Trigg Brown are slimming down their online menus to a shortlist of classics from both restaurants. For Win Son, which is available for dinner service only, that means large bowls of black sesame noodles, lu rou fan, and fly’s head — a classic dish made from ground pork and Thai chile — are all on deck.
Win Son Bakery will be sticking to breakfast and lunch service for now, with fan tuan rice rolls, milk bun sandwiches, and its decadent scallion pancake bacon, egg, and cheese. Some pastries, like the mochi doughnut, are available, and the shareable fried chicken box, typically only available for dinner, is on the menu too.
Both restaurants will also offer a limited selection of beer, bottled wine, and cocktails for takeout and delivery, including a pre-mixed boulevardier portioned for four. Win Son branded t-shirts are also on deck.
Much like walking into Win Son on a Friday evening, expect online competition to be fierce for these early orders. Notably, Win Son Bakery briefly stopped accepting Caviar orders after opening on Wednesday morning.
Win Son has been a neighborhood hit since it opened in 2016, landing on Eater’s 38 Essential Restaurants and snagging Brown a spot on the James Beard Award long list. Ku and Brown blend Taiwanese and American sensibilities, and since their local debut, Taiwanese fare has seen more recognition across the city. They followed it up with the more casual Win Son Bakery just last year.
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starting tomorrow, 4/8, we will be open for delivery and pick up ONLY via Caviar from 5 pm - 9 pm at the restaurant. please use the delivery link in our bio, or the link on our website. we will not be letting customers in the shop, so make sure to order ahead of time if you’re picking up. please also keep your distance when waiting outside of the bakery and stay safe. these are the hours starting out but check back for changes via social media or feel free to call us with any questions. thank you