No. 7, gunning for number one in Ft. Greene hearts. Pop off the C at Lafayette and you're right there. Interior reflects attention to detail, with lifted ceiling over the bar and a rail of planters... read more
Nabe spot working classic Brooklyn-modern angle. Weathered-wood storefront leads to trim digs, nicely lit with overhead lamps and exposed bulbs. Provisions sold in back. Involved house cocktails, d... read more
Slope provisions shop evolves into perky full-service resto. Slightly precious, but then what isn't in these parts? Clean and well-lit, with farmhouse-ish wainscoting, wood floors, petite back gard... read more
Bottle service comes to Boerum Hill. Kind of a Brooklyn answer to Limelight: old Atlantic Avenue synagogue converted to a bumping nightclub. Supperclub upstairs, for lounging with a menu by Brookly... read more
Farm-fresh on a little country lane known as Flatbush Ave. Just pretend, okay? Black and white minimalist décor and laidback vibe. Kitchen stays on message with organic meat and local produce. (Loc... read more
Colin Devlin delivers Williamsburg elegance defined. Menu steps up from Dumont, with brilliant fish dishes and a well-selected wine list, on top of the comforting, classic burger. Get sophisticated... read more
Warm, woodsy atmosphere inspired from an Adirondack cabin. Wood floors, exposed brick, rustic chairs, and stiff drinks served in jars. Bar and lounge boast fake antler chandeliers and seating fas... read more
Sexy Beast. Slip through the medieval doors for friendly, loungey scene from chef/sommelier Deborah Bicknese. Small plates and tapas are rooted in Spanish classics, branch off to the New World. Duc... read more
Stop blogging about the baby and make a date with your wife inside a Williams-Sonoma catalogue. White crowd drawn to white on white interior. Casual sophistication, ample light and crisp tablecloth... read more
Former waterfront tavern retains old-school feel, if a little self-consciously. Nice atmo thanks to pressed tin, rustic brick, wood, and tile. Big yard out back. Bistro menu highlighted by salt and... read more
Reasonably priced bistro eats for the mature young Williamsburger. Small space with friendly service and a serene, beautiful back patio. Noteworthy, and pleasurably stinky, macaroni et fromage. Rea... read more
Absolutely nothing to do with C-Town. Smith Street's pioneering restaurant, as transcendent as NYC gets. Interior is elegant, translating tininess to intimacy. Sharon and Charles scour the farmer's... read more
Saul Bolton has been soothing the savage Smith Street beast since '99, before the boom. Buttery yellow walls, hardwood floors, exposed brick, tin ceiling make for perfect Brooklyn atmo. New America... read more
TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO SANDY. Mesmerize yourself with B-Bridge lights shimmering on the East River. Classic romance. Enough rings in play to give Gollum whiplash. Surprisingly good food given th... read more
Brick and mirrors on weekdays, smoke and mirrors for weekend drag queen karaoke. Diner faves with additional flaves, try meatloaf and mashed potatoes or something more creative like a ham-wrapped t... read more
For really lazy people who can't open a jar by themselves, have your server do it for you! Kitchenless food joint where everything is cold, canned, or bottled. Like a tapas bar; pick a plate, a win... read more
Quirky, friendly, mom and pop operation. Buzz still strong, drawing large crowds, expect a wait. Local feel meets global reach. Korean-style steak and eggs, with kimchee rice on the side, plus I-ti... read more
Bryan Calvert and Deborah Williamson, the couple behind this Prospect Heights charmer, manage to hit all the right notes in a small space that never feels too crowded, too cramped, or too empty. Th... read more
Modern American spot brings the hardwood and Brooklyn vibes to the South Slope. Simple menu means everything that comes out of the kitchen is perfectly executed. Steak frites, duck leg confit, sout... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of...
South Brooklyn Pizza peeps wrap a stealth Italian spot around their...
Kristi Paras of Zachary's Smile re-ups her Village space with a bou...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...