Sette Enoteca and Cucina, on the corner of Seventh Avenue and Third Street, has closed up shop and will be re-opening on the corner of Eighth and Prospect Avenues as Giovanni's Brooklyn Eats, an employee of Sette has confirmed.
Sette, which opened in 2005 under the auspices of now-Food Network personality Amanda Freitag, opened to rave reviews but has since lost its luster, becoming best known for its inexpensive brunch and ample outdoor seating. Owner Giovanni Tafuri apparently thought it was time for a change, and is taking the show on the road to the South Slope, where his new restaurant, currently under construction, will bear his own name.
Giovanni's current state
Stay tuned for more details.