159B Central Ave., entrance at Suydam St., Bushwick; no phone yet.
Rachel Allswang and her Paris chef-restaurateur mother Catherine Allswang are cleaning out an old Bushwick garage and converting it into a neighborhood restaurant. Rachel, a former interior designer (who’s also done front-of-house stints at ABC Kitchen and Prime Meats) is in charge of the look (open kitchen, concrete floors, burnt-orange banquettes), while mom’s in the kitchen turning out seasonally inspired, French-accented dishes like pork-cheek confit and stuffed potatoes with snails, herbs, and sorrel.
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