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Brooklyn

The epicenter of hipster food, Brooklyn's got more great restaurants than we can count. Get top recommendations from Chowhounds in the area, plus bar ideas, don't-miss lunch spots, and more.

Best New Regional & Cultural Cookbooks for Fall 2019

There are so many new cookbooks coming out this fall we'll still be working our way out of the pile come spring. It helps to organize things a little, so we've been splitting titles up into various...
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New York Restaurants with open kitchen

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by borisabrams 14 days ago

Hi! When I was in Montreal, I found a great number of restaurants with open kitchens. I loved sitting up at a bar watching the chefs at work. Now that I am back in NYC, however, I find them few a...

D Coluccio & Sons today

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by jen kalb 21 days ago

Had a lovely brief visit this morning to this under-appreciated Italian market, though David Lebowitz did write about his visit earlier this year. They are getting stocked up for the holidays with ...

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Trying to find out more about Kiwanis Cake recipe: out of Alba Bakery in Brooklyn?

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by Cotswold 12 days ago

The title really says it all. A friend spoke fondly of this cake at Thanksgiving. I am familiar with Brooklyn Blackout Cake, but had not heard of Kiwanis Cake. A google search confirmed there is...

Is there an authentic Thai restaurant in Brooklyn?

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by salvusman82 3 months ago

The last 20 Thai restaurants in Brooklyn I have visited or ordered from have all been mediocre, Americanized, overpriced, bland Thai food. There are couple of half-decent places (Sky Ice in Park S...

Solo dim sum Brooklyn/Flushing Chinatown

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by borisabrams 21 days ago

Hi! I have some time off and want to go and explore Chinatown in Sunset Park and Flushing, NY. I know dim sum is usually a family style meal, but if I were to eat solo, where would be the best ...

Restaurant/bars near Music Hall of Williamsburg?

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by ugacook 1 month ago

Hi all - we are coming to visit NYC this weekend and have tickets to a show at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Can you suggest restaurants/bars nearby for before/after the show? Thank you!

Anyone have a Picture of Hy Tulip Jewish Deli in Brooklyn 86th St?

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by Tapas52 4 years ago

Anyone have a picture of Hy Tulip Jewish Deli in Brooklyn 86th St? I need it badly for a report...it was years back 60's, 70's etc.. Thanx in advance......if so please post it her.... thank ...

“Aw, nobody ever goes there. It’s too crowded.”

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by stuartlafonda 2 months ago

Dropped into Difara yesterday at 1 p.m. and there was nobody there. Not a single customer. Dom was out, his son doing the cooking. We had a square with charred tomato and onion and a round with sa...

2019 Tripe Dishes

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by borisabrams 5 months ago

I am pretty obsessed with tripe in all its forms but I have not been too lucky lately with where I get my tripe. The best has been Raku in the East Village, the tripe at Via Carota wasnt half bad e...

INSA for Korean harvest festival

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by jen kalb 3 months ago

Insa in Gowanus is offering special Chuseok (fall harvest) festival dishes right now. We liked both of last nights offerings, as well as our grilled short ribs but the fried rice cake with shiita...

Only in New York... neighborhood restaurants you would head to first

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by kayreed 1 year ago

DH and I will be visiting Manhattan (staying in the Upper West Side) and Brooklyn over Memorial Day weekend. We like to find restaurants using the Calvin Trillin method (i.e. asking a local "if you...

Good, Tandoori and goat curry?

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by borisabrams 4 months ago

Hi! Having moved from the UK to New York, I have pretty high standards when it comes to any North Indian food. With the exception of Punjabi Deli in the East Village, I have yet to find a good ...

Ilocano, Filipino restaurant

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by borisabrams 4 months ago

Hi there, I was wondering if there are any restaurants in the NYC area that specialize in the food of the Ilocano region of the Philippines? (It does not have to be exclusive but if i can find ...

Consistently good Pancita de Res.

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by borisabrams 4 months ago

Hi! I am on the hunt for a solid Pancita dee Res, a Mexican tripe stew. I had an excellent one down at Tacos El Bronco and Tacos Matamoros, both in Sunset Park. However, living in Williamsburg ...

Regular Donuts

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by nuskette 9 months ago

Where can I get good donuts that aren't Dunkin' or hipster? (Look, I enjoy hipster donuts as much as the next person, but sometimes you just want a normal donut.) I would particularly die if I foun...

Taeng Fong, Bay Parkway, Brooklyn

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by rouenmom 13 years ago

Does anyone out there know when this wonderful traditional "old fashioned" Cantonese restaurant closed? And, did they, perhaps move from their location at 6504 Bay Parkway to another spot in the n...

Butterbun Bakery Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn

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by pannunz2010 7 months ago

I grew up in Midwood and every Sunday for a dozen years would stop at Butterbun's Bakery on Nostrand Avenue. I could never get enough of their seven layer cake and eventually they closed and when I...