Two of Greenpoint’s best culinary destinations are teaming up this weekend for a limited-run collaboration dish highlighting the foods their known for.
Rule of Thirds is teaming up with Brooklyn neighbor Acme Smoked Fish for a specialty ramen featuring Acme’s new Togarashi Smoked Salmon. The salmon is rubbed with a special custom togarashi blend, with peppery spice, citrus, ringer, umami and seafood, that accent smoked salmon naturally. Previously only available at Acme’s fish fridays, when shoppers line up outside the smoked fish shop to buy wholesale products, this specialty smoked salmon will now be available to retail shoppers as well.
And to celebrate, ramen! The brothless Salmon and Cheese Mazeman will be available for one weekend only, starting Friday, March 25 and running through Sunday, March 27. A Japanese riff on a bagel with cream cheese and lox, this noodle dish by Chef JT Vuong is made with a creamy camembert cheese sauce, shiso, sweet soy, pickled onion and crisp nori served over noodles.
The dish, in all its creamy, savory, salty goodness may spark some memories for longtime Brooklyn ramen fans. Yuji Ramen’s original salmon and cheese mazemen, first found at Smorgasburg a decade ago, when Chef Vuong developed the recipe with cream cheese and lemon. Since, the bagel-inspired concept has undergone a few tweaks and upgrades, and is now currently available for a limited time only, meaning nostalgic noodle loving New Yorkers better book a seat at the restaurant before the special dish disappears. The special ramen is $21 and will be dine-in only (no takeout). Outdoor seating is available.
Rule of Thirds (171 Baker St.) opened in 2019 is right around the corner from Acme’s headquarters, where the family business has been a Brooklyn staple since 1906. Rule of Thirds also recently opened an on-site liquor store, Bin Bin Sake, specializing in sake (some of which is brewed locally in Brooklyn) and Japanese spirits.