Llama Inn, Williamsburg

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Llama Inn, Williamsburg

Taking cues from classic Peruvian bars, Brooklyn's Llama Inn is an unfussy showcase for talented chef...

Llama’s are ace, aren’t they? The South American camelids, with their long necks, shaggy coats and pointy ears, are bonafide four-legged hipsters; so what better place to name a restaurant after them, than Williamsburg?

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Llama Inn showcases the talents of Peruvian-American chef Erik Ramirez, who knows a thing or two about cooking; sous chef at highly esteemed Eleven Madison Park (number five on the list at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants), Ramirez switched attention to his roots after a 2009 trip to Peru.

Fully immersed in Peru’s culinary heritage, the emerging talent unites little known ingredients, explosive flavours, and classical training, in a menu that has been winning plenty of accolades since the restaurant opened its doors late last year. Matching the ode to heritage is Llama Inn’s 65-seat dining room, put together by JFD Studio, and riffing on Andean culture and classic Peruvian corner bars.

Billowing greenery, arty elements from local craftspeople, carefully balanced materials; the space in the heart of hipsterville is unfussy and unpretentious, the perfect compliment to Ramirez’s plates. Llama-llama ding-dong.

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JFD Studio's Interiors
JFD Studio's Interiors
Llama Inn Williamsburg Brooklyn New York City
Erik Ramirez
Erik Ramirez
Llama Inn Brooklyn
JFD Studio's Interiors for Llama Inn Brooklyn
JFD Studio's Interiors for Llama Inn Brooklyn

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