From the guys who brought you Brooklyn Social Club, cozy cocktail bar is an homage to old-world Brooklyn: dark and woody, scattered with mirrors and black and white photographs. Drink menu full up ... read more
Brooklyn can feel like a commune at times, and this comfy Smith Street restaurant/bar boasts all the camaraderie and good vibes without the inevitable treachery. Kitchen executes quality versions o... read more
Lemon-yellow house hiding speakeasy-style joint. Open kitchen in the dining room only adds to the effect of being in someone's home. Friendly staff serves up American traditional eats. Burgers on b... read more
Home store converted to winebar. Price tags on the vintage furnishings nod back to previous incarnation. Kitchen keeps it fresh and seasonal, turning out small plates like a goat cheese and lemon t... read more
Retro vibe: Formica and aluminum, '50s-style countertop bar, and chalkboard menu affixed to kitschy, mustard-yellow wall. Farm-raised Hereford burgers made to order, served on toasted, buttered po... 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
Chuck E. Cheese alternative for indie Brooklyn. Offspring-focused spot, as evident from front entrance divided into grownup, kid, and pet-sized entrances. Former hardware store has space aplenty in... read more
Butcher shop turned cafeteria-style eatery. Named after former tenant and butcher, Peter Kuper. Keeps with the old-school aesthetic from black and white tiled floors to original meat hooks an... read more
TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO FIRE. Former chef at Gramercy Tavern dishes out high-quality, health-conscious food at everyman prices. Order from the chalkboard menus above the bar, then grab a seat. Wa... read more
The egg came first, but breakfast stalwart now serves dinner and chicken is the name of their game—a lot of it, and deep-fried. For trans-fat-fearing folk, noodles and wild mushroom or kale w... read more
Small, counter-service café for coffee dates, friendly lunches, after-school snacks. Chalkboard menu lists meat and veggie sandwiches, salads. Pressed panini made with Sullivan Street Bakery... read more
Named for a grandma, aims for the whole cozy/homey thing. Kid-friendly, especially during daylight in big back garden. Inside, vintage chandelier and velvet wallpaper, exposed brick over snug crims... read more
This homey mom and pop joint sates your Earth Day alter ego with organic, antibiotic-free cuisine that's truly sumptuous. A cracklin' fireplace, wooden tables, and wildflowers like that Vermont B ... read more
Already a Brooklyn institution, restoring our faith in humanity at all three meals: dinner, 11PM duck club sandwich, and 2AM fried chicken. All the glory of Manhattan's original, plus genius Brookl... read more
Best restaurant in Dumbo, and the pale moneyed locals know it. Not exactly Superfreak, but maybe if Rick James had eaten more of chef Laura's fresh, seasonal fishies, homemade sausage, and peppery ... read more
Charming date spot with grown-up appeal. White tablecloths, cute lanterns, great seafood and bloody burgers. Slopers treat themselves to a steak and a bottle of red after an arduous week of editing... read more
Wooden, dark, dingy, and delicious spot for wild game. Been around since the days of yore, still sets a lively table for locals and Brooklyn Bridge walkers. In the fall, The Society for Creative An... read more
Wait staff scribbles the specials on your table, all high cheekbones and no Flo. Pay attention, dailies almost always better than the regular menu (the specials, the specials...focus!) Juicy, spher... read more
Free popcorn while you sip scotch and wait for your venison chili. All kinds of smoked meats to satisfy the carnivore in you. Food and atmo are pretty tight for a place that bills itself "The home ... 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...