Not a P.E. euphemism, named for a harness racer from a partner's family. Steed is immortalized on the walls, amid vintage brick and tin surrounds. Wood-burning oven ups the atmosphere, cranks out t... read more
Graham Avenue spot confounding smart phones with name plucked from long-departed local byway. Chef’s worked at wd-50 and The Box, partnered up now with former Esca wine director. Wine list is... read more
Taavo Somer of Freemans fame gets rustic across the river. Wood galore, stacked in cords in back, along the ceiling beams, and dividing the geodesic light fixtures. Aged brick and tile floor to com... read more
Movie night gets a Michelin-starred chef. Saul Bolton works up New American menu for Williamsburg three-screen cinema extravaganza. Arrive early for leisurely dinner, pencil in dessert during your ... read more
It's not like Bed-Stuy ever wasn't worth visiting, but this upscale New American joint with some of the most inventive bites in town makes a visit essential. Start with a cocktail and some Nippon n... read more
A tree grows in Brooklyn...inside this restaurant. A lush, living wall is the first thing that meets the eye upon entrance. Exposed brick, rustic wooden decor, including a long communal feasting ta... read more
Scholarly Billyburg restaurant combines classroom chic dining up front with overstuffed library lounging in back. Perfect opportunity to wear your ironic bifocals. Takes name from the hipster strip... read more
Can it be? Something new and different for Williamsburg? No. But what it lacks in originality it more than makes up for with straight-up quality food and friendly service. And the $1 oyster happy h... read more
Put the south in your mouth. Comfy 40-seater is big on small farms and indie purveyors. Arkansas-raised chef Robert Newton knows his way around a frying pan, with pan roasted Florida shrimp, cast i... read more
Woodsman's shack no longer serving up meat bonanza, switched up to grilled goodies. Keeps it simple with the seasonings, plenty of seafood to go around. Well-considered beer and wine lists, as you'... read more
Super-cool stealth location like a Park Slope answer to Freemans. Petite brick carriage house in the alley behind Loki seats a handful in earth-toned surrounds. Long rows of tables in front courtya... read more
Genteel dining in Fort Greene. Versatile space covers gated patio, roof deck, two full bars. American menu goes the seasonal route, highlights local produce, sustainable seafood. Former Red Bamboo ... read more
Named for a beloved great-grandmother, if that tells you anything about the homey effect they're shooting for here. Seasonal American trattoria—so seasonal they source from Greenpoint's Rooft... read more
No longer a place for freelancers to work and loiter (see the "no laptop" sign) unless you've come for the food. Formal dining room in the rear, casual café in the front, garden way back. D... read more
Destination dining in the guise of a neighborhood corner spot. Warm, classic space with pressed tin ceiling, clean lighting, wood aplenty. Glean the menu from the big chalkboard, limited choices ... read more
Gourmet grocery does double duty as high-end restaurant. Chef César Ramirez opens up his kitchen to 18 guests a few nights a week, laying out course after tasty course on a big metal chef's ... read more
Owner and chef Cal Elliott certainly knows his way around the kitchen, having cooked at Williamsburg dining meccas Dumont and Dressler. Tucked behind an unmarked door, Rye is all cool speakeasy atm... read more
Yeah: buttermilk. As in buttermilk fried chicken, with cheddar waffles. Chef Ryan Angulo, late of Stanton Social, does the whole seasonal-American-bistro thing in Carroll Gardens. Homemade pickles,... read more
Our favorite lost Brooklyn nabe finally gets its own destination dining. Screen-door chic from ex-Freemans pair. Worn wood floors, distressed walls, reclaimed copper bar outfit Dumbo's own country ... read more
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