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Lucky Luna's Brunch: Part Mexico, Part East Asia

Nicole Lam 2 comments

At most restaurants, proclamations of a "fusion" menu usually means more attention paid to the concept than the cooking. Luckily, the word 'fusion" is never used at Lucky Luna, a new Taiwanese-Mexican place in Greenpoint. The brunch is more flavorful than your typical eggs Benedict. More

Brunch at Five Leaves is Worth the Wait

The Brunch Dish Nicole Lam 6 comments

This small cafe does a wonderful brunch that's worth waking up early to beat the crowds. More

Shortbread, Meet Coffee and Caramel

Sugar Rush Max Falkowitz 2 comments

Greenpoint's Ovenly takes a typical sandy, buttery shortbread cookie and ups the bitterness with ground coffee beans and nuggets of burnt sugar. More

Greenpoint's Sindicato de Cocineros Needs to Spice Up its Vegetarian Food

The Vegetarian Option Lauren Rothman 1 comment

On a recent cold, blustery night, a group of friends and I braved the elements to trek into Greenpoint. Our destination was Sindicato de Cocineros, an expansive, airy space lined with dark wood. The cocktails are interesting. But for vegetarians, the Mexican food leaves something to be desired. More

Glasserie is Greenpoint's Breath of Fresh Air

Craig Cavallo 1 comment

In a neighborhood that's seen an influx of new restaurants in recent months, standing out is a challenge. One way to do it is with a personal menu built around your heritage. Another is to open in a former glass factory. Glasserie did both. More

The Vegetarian Option: A Vegetable-Heavy Italian Menu at Adelina's in Greenpoint

The Vegetarian Option Lauren Rothman 2 comments

The solid, comforting Italian food being served up at Adelina's isn't likely to be the most memorable food you'll ever eat, but its diverse, vegetarian-friendly menu offers plenty of affordable and appealing options perfect for sharing along with a bottle of wine. More

Karczma: Polish Comfort Food with a Side of Shtick

Paul Yee 9 comments

Stepping into Karczma is like entering an Epcot Center version of a Polish farmhouse. Wagon wheel chandeliers and gas lamp fixtures light up a dining room that centers around a prop water well. The waitresses, costumed in billowy peasant dresses, push the vibe dangerously close to theme restaurant territory. Thankfully though, that's where the tacky facade ends—the kitchen is genuinely Polish, putting out food that rivals any other restauracja in Greenpoint. More

The Lobster Joint: New England-Style Seafood in Greenpoint

Paul Yee Post a comment

As the weather warms and outdoor seating becomes a premium, I'm drawn to the Lobster Joint's backyard. It's not an idyllic landscaped urban garden, but rather an expansive gravelled lot with rows of picnic tables, a no-frills but happy setting to dig into some lobster rolls, fried fish, and discount cocktails. More

18 Great Late Night Bites in Williamsburg and Greenpoint

In the Midnight Hour Lily Wong 9 comments

Williamsburg is a party neighborhood to be sure, but also more of dining out destination every day. So when it gets late and you're feeling hungry after a drink or two, you don't need to sacrifice good taste to fill your belly. More

Date Night: Brooklyn Label, Happy Hour and Bar Snacks in Greenpoint

Date Night Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler Post a comment

Like a dress that can take you from day to evening, Brooklyn Label seamlessly handles the transition from coffee bar to bar and restaurant. As darkness falls, the flicker of candles replaces the glow of Apple products. Regulars sit at the great big bar of this Greenpoint cafe and gradually switch from latte to pint. More

Sugar Rush: Brooklyn Blackout Cake at Ovenly

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

Ovenly doesn't mess around when it comes to their Brooklyn Blackout Cake ($6). It's intense as it looks with layers of deep dark chocolate cake and a good punch of salt to the buttercream. More

Date Night: Deceptive Simplicity at Anella in Greenpoint

Date Night Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler Post a comment

With its rough-hewn walls, butcher block tables, and low golden light, Anella can make you wonder if Sysco sells a Romantic Brooklyn Restaurant starter kit. Yet, the food reveals a gentle care and attention to detail that can't be mass-produced. More

Bar Eats: No Name Bar in Greenpoint Moves in a Thai Direction

Bar Eats Nancy Huang 1 comment

Word got out quickly when Greenpoint favorite No Name Bar started "secretly" serving ramen noodles out of a tiny basement kitchen earlier this year. Now the still-nameless bar has swapped out its ramen menu for a Thai one created by a spunky woman named Nam, who also runs Am Thai Bistro in Flatbush. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: David Schuttenberg's Greenpoint

Neighborhood Guides Allegra Ben-Amotz 4 comments

Dave Schuttenberg knows his way around a pork shoulder, and he's pretty knowledgeable in all things meaty. But when he comes home to Greenpoint, he's greeted by his wife and six-year-old daughter, a vegetarian, and he's forced to change his tune. They go for veggie subs, breakfast doughnuts, and after-school pizza...unless he gets off work late, and has time to sneak in a bowl of oxtail ramen. More

Date Night: Mexican and Carribean Meet at Nights and Weekends

Date Night Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler 1 comment

In the mini-flatiron formed by Bedford, Nassau, and Manhattan Avenue, the doors at Nights and Weekends are thrown open and a festive vibe welcomes all. More

Market Tours: The Polish Green Farms Supermarket in Greenpoint

Clara Inés Schuhmacher 4 comments

Polish groceries are common in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood, but if you're looking for Polish baby food, or Polish laundry detergent, or those Polish candy bars you fell in love with the last time you were in Warsaw, you need to go to The Green Farms Supermarket. More

The Vegetarian Option: Enid's

The Vegetarian Option Howard Walfish Post a comment

There are plenty of bars around Brooklyn that serve up Southern-inspired food, but Enid's stands out for its generous vegetarian offerings. More

Date Night: Calyer

Date Night Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler 2 comments

Calyer looks sharp and (mostly) succeeds in originality. It's best for: a date with an explorer. More

A Sandwich A Day: Chipotle Pork Torta at Calexico

A Sandwich a Day Jessica Leibowitz Post a comment

I have an unspoken rule about never ordering the same thing twice at a restaurant. Sure, there are exceptions, such as everything on the menu at Best Pizza, but such occasions run few and far between. So when I found myself ordering Calexico's Chipotle Pork Torta ($11) not once but thrice, I knew it was time for an official love letter. More

First Look: 6 New Sandwiches at No. 7 Sub in Greenpoint

Aaron Arizpe Post a comment

Tyler Kord understands that proper sub construction is as much a craft as it is an art. He's got ideas for days, and he's not afraid to swim against the current of bánh mì and burgers. Check out the slideshow above to see six of Kord's quirky creations now available in his new Greenpoint shop More

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