Diner 85 Broadway, Williamsburg 718-486-3077 www.DinerNYC.com American, Cocktails, Brooklyn L can recall working in Williamsburg about 13 years ago during the reconstruction of the Williamsburg Bridge. L would arrive around 6am, park the car on Broadway and walk upstairs underneath the bridge to the construction office. L recalls passing the old, beaten up, decrepit and nearly falling-over diner on the corner of Broadway and Berry Street. Little did L know that a short time after
Maison Premiere 298 Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg 347-335-0446 www.MaisonPremiere.com Oysters, Cocktails, Brooklyn You can find anything in Brooklyn, and like a strange car picking you up on the side of a dark street in Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris, passing through the unassuming front doors of Maison Premiere is like your personal secret portal into 1920s France. Once you enter, you will wonder why you can’t make a new, romantic, oyster-filled life inside and leave your old
Bocca East 1496 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10075 1-212-249-1010 www.BoccaDiBaccoEast.com Contemporary Italian, Wine, Manhattan Simply put, Bocca East is Italian food that you want to eat. Taking cues from traditional Italian dishes and flavors, the restaurant is pushing the envelope on contemporary Italian. Residing on the corner of a very busy 77th street and 2nd avenue and with a huge oak door at the entrance, Bocca East is hard to miss. Inside the design
Rouge Tomate 10 East 60th Street, NYC 646-237-8977 www.rougetomatenyc.com Modern American Cuisine, Wine & Cocktails, Manhattan Situated between bustling Central Park South and swanky Madison Avenue is the Michelin-starred restaurant, Rouge Tomate. Featuring modern American cuisine with a twist, Rouge Tomate boasts local and seasonal fare with the highest nutritional value. The evolving seasonal menu is collaboratively prepared by chefs and knowledgeable dieticians with the goal of maintaining the nutritional integrity of the food. They
Sant Ambroeus 1000 Madison Avenue at 77th Street, NYC (Additional locations: 259 West 4th Street, West Village; 30 Main Street, Southampton) 212-570-2211 www.SantAmbroeus.com Pastries/ Gelato/ Italian, Coffee/ Cocktails, Manhattan If there is one thing that we can never get enough of, its that feeling of being transported back to a vacation in Europe… sipping an expertly made espresso crafted from a massive silver machine, with a floater of light and fluffy frothed milk. Is it
What always keeps up going in NYC is that every neighborhood truly has its own character, charm, and personality. Depending on how you’re feeling, you can find just about any crowd, ambiance, cuisine, and flavors.
Ok, so Williamsburg may be a reoccurring theme. But the truth is, we can’t get enough. With every part of Manhattan transformed into a haven for high-end apartments and picture perfect restaurants (hey, we aren’t complaining!), it can be hard to find the artsy or gritty venues like the East Village was so famous for. [...]
The list of places that we love to go to keeps getting longer and longer. So we had to create an addendum to Eat-a-sode 48: Sunnyside At First Sight. As the months get warmer and warmer, we find it hard to stay in and cook.