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An Excellent Chicken Parm Hero at Zito's

Zito's Sandwich Shoppe in Park Slope is one of those places that melds the old and new of Brooklyn, serving decidedly classic sandwiches in a hip and refined space, all with an emphasis on local and seasonal ingredients. Just like their pork braciole, their Chicken Parm ($10.50) is a shining example of just how well that approach works. More

Date Night: Kiwiana, New Zealander Cooking from 'Top Chef's' Marc Simmons

Being on TV is a little like being in prison. Do either, and for the rest of your life people will find a way to work it into any bio. Kiwiana's chef-owner Marc Simmons appeared on season 4 of Top Chef in 2008 as the goofy guy who took a semi-clothed bath with one of his housemates. That Marc may be gone, but even as he's grown up, the food at his New Zealand restaurant in Park Slope shows a determined tendency toward the sweet earnestness of youth. More

A Taste of the Menu at 'Pork Slope,' Dale Talde's New Park Slope Bar

Dale Talde, David Massoni, and John Bush are very emphatic that their newest joint, Pork Slope in (shocker) Park Slope, is not a restaurant. And it's nothing like the trio's other spot, Talde. There's food, of course—burgers, fried chicken, a shrimp po' boy—but first and foremost, it's a beer and whiskey bar. "I want you to walk in with $20 in your pocket and walk out full and with a buzz," says Bush. "Or at least a really good buzz." And the food? "Really," says Talde, "it's just shit we wanna eat." More

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