The tables are set, the wineglasses polished, and staff training is slated to start next week at Velocity, the Clifton Blvd. bistro that barely began running last June before fire shut it down.
With any luck, brothers and co-owners Ken and Gregg Korney hope to reopen for dinner service on May 8. A sneak peak at Chef Gregg’s prototype menu reveals some fascinating possibilities – many of them a sort of tongue-in-cheek riff on county-fair food, others clearly global in their inspiration.
Among the dishes that caught our eye: a shrimp corndog, with chipotle ketchup ($8), fried bologna stromboli ($9), and spinach gnocchi with shrimp meatballs in a tomato-vodka-truffle sauce ($17).
Velocity is at 10427 Clifton Blvd.; call ’em at 216-961-3438. -- Elaine T. Cicora