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carroll gardens food & drink

Best Fancy Cocktails: Clover Club, Bourgeois Pig
Best Sushi: Ki Sushi
Best Capuccino: Café Pedlar, Smith Canteen
Best Brunch: Prime Meats
Best Fancy Southern Food: Buttermilk Channel, Seersucker
Best Mellow Bar: Lavender Lake, MiniBar, Black Mountain Wine House
Best Crowded Bar: Local 61, Brooklyn Social
Best Italian: Frankie's 457, Brucie, Fragole
Best Italian Deli: Caputo's Fine Foods
Best Pizza: Lucali, South Brooklyn Pizza
Best Spanish Tapas: La Vara
Best Cheap Tacos: Oaxaca, Calexico
Best Ramen: Dassara
Best Dumplings: Eton
Best Ethiopian: Ghenet, Awash
Best Thai: Pok Pok
Best Burger Joint: Moo Burger
Best Oyster Sandwich: Strong Place
Best New American: Rucola, Colonie, Battersby, The Grocery
Best Sandwiches: Court Street Grocers, Mile End, Van Horn
Best Ice Cream: Blue Marble, Van Leeuwen, Momofuku Milk Bar
Best Cheese & Specialy Shop: Stinky Brooklyn
Best Fresh Bread: Mazzola Bakery
Best Dessert: The Chocolate Room
Best Fresh Seafood: Petite Crevette
Best Beer Gardens: The Gowanus Yacht Club, PJ Hanley's, Buschenschank
Best View of Manhattan While Dining: Alma
Best Groceries: Sahadi's, Union Market, Carroll Gardens Greenmarket
Best Neighborhood Guides: Brooklyn Now and New York Magazine

nyc food & drink

Best Pizza Ever: Di Fara Pizza
Best Pork Buns and Ramen: Momofuku Noodle Bar
Best Outdoor Food Market: Smorgasburg Williamsburg, Smorgasburg Dumbo
Best Speakeasy: Death & Co, Pouring Ribbons
Best Authentic Korean: Kum Gang Sang
Best Pretzel Croissant: City Bakery
Best Hot Chocolate: Jacques Torres
Best Ethiopian Food: Ghenet
Best Hidden Gem Bar: Botanica
Best Nouveau American: The Farm on Adderley
Best Latin Street Food (warm months only): The Red Hook Ball Fields

etc. nyc faves

Brooklyn Art Museum
Brooklyn Promenade
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Flea
Rooftop Films
Angelika Film Center
Sunshine Cinema
BAM Rose CInema
Galapagos Art Space
PS1 Summer Warm-Up
Free Summer Concerts at Central Park & Prospect Park
River to River Festival
Rides on the Cyclone at Coney Island
Spa Castle

sweet nyc guides

Time Out NY
NFT Not For Tourists

beyond the city

Dia: Beacon
Storm King Art Center

The Berkshires

Frankies 457

Frankies 457 details & map

Sweet Melissa

Sweet Melissa details & map

Esposito Meats

Esposito Meats details & map


Stinky details & map

Marquet Patisserie

Marquet Patisserie details & map

Jake Walk

Jake Walk details & map

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