As they say, "an elegant space for dirty kids." Leif Huckman follows (literal) dream to bring Central American vibes to Billyburg. Jessica Wilson (Prune, A Voce) and Jeremy Oertel (Dram) drop light... read more
FYI: there's more for you to do with ramen noodles than adding that flavor packet. Chuko knows this well; their menu is based around it. There's a short list of appetizers, but patrons mainly come ... read more
Sleek new spot just off McCarren, does double duty with dining and drinking. For the former, haute takes on wine bar faves: deviled eggs, crostini, Sprout Creek Farm cheese plates. Warm bag of crou... read more
Dumbo says yay for ñ, spin-off of super-narrow Soho tapas spot. Menu carries over, with plenty of sherries to wash down small plates of herring, croquettes, and spinach with currants and pin... read more
Nostalgic BlackBook editors rejoice! EV fave Xunta rises from the dead, resurfaces in Williamsburg. Tapas with a lotta Galician flavor. Flamenco shadows along candle-lit walls on dance nights (usua... read more
GlassLands crew light out for Greenpointer pastures. Gallery referenced in elaborate woodwork, playful doorknob tap handles, school desk tables. Vintage space large enough to support ragtime tunes ... read more
Former Prospect Heights pharmacy now dispensing top libations and small plates. Lovely bones: weathered wood and bricks, long marble bar, comfort to spare. Open kitchen turns out seasonal eats with... read more
Owner and former fashionista Cynthia Diaz's stylistic prowess informs unabashed, swanky décor. Crystal chandeliers, benches suspended from gold chains, animal print lounge chairs, glittery ... read more
Big score for a nightlife-challenged neighborhood. Guys behind Cake Shop and Egg give birth to a beer and food lover's haven. Standard cozy bar atmo: candlelit tables, chalkboard beer list, brick w... read more
Escape from rowdy Bedford Avenue to this quiet wine lounge. Like its neighbor and older sister, D.O.C. Wine Bar, the cozy space is decorated in a Sardinian style: white plaster, wood accents, legit... read more
Versatile Williamsburg izakaya serving up robata, yakitori, and sushi, with the occasional live bossa nova soundtrack. Intimate booths and social bar, plus petite outdoor space. Underrated sushi is... read more
Calling all beer geeks. 250 brews from all corners of the Earth -- the usual suspects, plus a truckload of unknowns from Belgium to Brooklyn to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka? Modeled after a Euro beer hall:... read more
Industrial floor-to-ceiling windows keep it sociable and airy at this Red Hook fave. Venetian chandeliers, wide-planked floors, marble bar work the bourgeois angle. Inventive fruit- and herb-influe... read more
Off the beaten path, lures with its easy-going atmosphere, innovative tapas menu, and inventive cocktails. Solid wine list and beers on tap cement rep as choice spot for a healthy drinking session ... read more
Tangential GoWo location, between the Maryland Regiment's final resting place and the el of the F. Feels like it could be in Europe, though, with simple, elegant black tables and acres of pressed t... read more
Welcoming and unpretentious, thanks to charming husband and wife owners Charlie and Connie, plus comfy lounge sofas and pool table. Beers, stiff cocktails, house drink of Brazillian rum cachaca wi... read more
You may go cross-eyed while staring down the boundless sushi menu. Sushi Yu can whip up any tempura or sashimi roll you could possibly imagine. With Japanese lanterns hanging outside in front, it i... read more
Exactly what you think of when you imagine a grungy, run-down pub. Tinned walls, TV above the bar, sticky-looking tables. A favorite for locals in search of a chill place to watch the game and thro... read more
Ichiban sunken bar. Dark, swank, and lovely, like your men. Daruma everywhere. Peep it while you nibble on grilled eel sushi BOMBs and kataifi-encrusted shrimp, not to mention wasabi-laced cocktail... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...