Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Tacos 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Tacos 2021

Let’s hear your nominations for the best tacos in and around the neighborhood!

Sofreh Cafe: Bushwick’s New Taste of Iranian Culture

Sofreh Cafe: Bushwick’s New Taste of Iranian Culture

“We encourage people to take time for their tea, to sit with their friends, to take time with their sweets,” said Nasim Alikhani, owner of Sofreh Cafe.

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Pizza 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Pizza 2021

Let’s hear your nominations for the best pizza in and around the neighborhood!

At Myrtle Pub in Ridgewood, the Motto Is  ‘Cheap Ass Drinks, All the Time’

At Myrtle Pub in Ridgewood, the Motto Is ‘Cheap Ass Drinks, All the Time’

Ridgewood’s new affordable, local bar provides a space to meet new people with just “$3 down,” says co-owner Nick Salek.

Ex-Prince Street Pizza Impresario Now Makes His Squares in Bushwick

Ex-Prince Street Pizza Impresario Now Makes His Squares in Bushwick

A saucy pizza drama is reborn on Knickerbocker Avenue.

Bushwick Restaurants Are Offering up Leftovers for Just a Few Bucks per Bag

Bushwick Restaurants Are Offering up Leftovers for Just a Few Bucks per Bag

Over the past year, many Bushwick restaurants teamed up with an app called Too Good to Go to fight food waste, attract new customers and offer inexpensive food.

The Acre: Brunch, With a Twist

The Acre: Brunch, With a Twist

Searching for a local poutine fix? Try Ridgewood’s The Acre.

Five Essential Quesabirria Spots to Try in Bushwick

Five Essential Quesabirria Spots to Try in Bushwick

This trending dish is experiencing a boom in the neighborhood — here’s where to try it.

The Empanada Project Donates Portion of Proceeds to Help People Most at Risk

The Empanada Project Donates Portion of Proceeds to Help People Most at Risk

Small business owners Andrew Owens and Benny Polanco started selling empanadas to support not only themselves but nonprofits like Hope for Haiti and the Sunrise Movement.

Paradise Lounge Stays Afloat During the Pandemic (Literally)

Paradise Lounge Stays Afloat During the Pandemic (Literally)

After being forced to shut their doors, the bar hosted various pop-ups before landing upon a more lasting location: a ship called Clipper City. Now, the former staff is coming together with staff from other closed bars to host a “Bar Buds Reunion Royale.”

Bushwick Bakery Rebounds From COVID and a Recent Fire To Become One of the ‘Hottest Restaurants in Bushwick’

Bushwick Bakery Rebounds From COVID and a Recent Fire To Become One of the ‘Hottest Restaurants in Bushwick’

The neighborhood eatery has kept its doors open throughout the pandemic and attracted more customers than ever.

Meet The Ten Bells: Bushwick’s New Natural Wine Bar

Meet The Ten Bells: Bushwick’s New Natural Wine Bar

The Lower East Side mainstay has opened its second location in Bushwick, across the street from Maria Hernandez Park.

Filipino Food Popup Patikim Finds a Home at All Night Skate

Filipino Food Popup Patikim Finds a Home at All Night Skate

Erika Costa teams up with the lively retro bar to bring a taste of the Philippines to Brooklyn

A Spoonful of Comfort: Bushwick Local Starts Soup Business

A Spoonful of Comfort: Bushwick Local Starts Soup Business

Sarah Khoshaba, a Bushwick resident, started her own successful small soup business when she lost her job during the lockdown.

Nook, a Coffee and Craft Beer Haven, Finds its Niche in Bushwick

Nook, a Coffee and Craft Beer Haven, Finds its Niche in Bushwick

After the pandemic delayed its opening for over a year, Nook returned in April with offerings of coffee, beer and comfort.

The Seneca Is Back, With Several New Strings to Its Bow

The Seneca Is Back, With Several New Strings to Its Bow

Since the fateful month of March 2020, the Ridgewood bar and restaurant has added a general store and a farmer’s market, with an oyster fest and multiple pop-ups around the corner.

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Don’t Call It Archie’s

Don’t Call It Archie’s

The man behind Forcella sets up his own shop, Rosie Pizza Bar, in the place of a disgraced pizzeria.

How Millers & Makers Is Reinventing the Cinnamon Roll

How Millers & Makers Is Reinventing the Cinnamon Roll

Over in Ridgewood, a bakery has a new approach to baked goods under its sleeve.

NYC Restaurant Week Returns on July 19

NYC Restaurant Week Returns on July 19

Seven restaurants in Bushwick, Ridgewood and East Williamsburg will be participating in a month of deals.

Scandal in Outerspace: Three Chefs Leave Restaurant Amid Management Issues

Scandal in Outerspace: Three Chefs Leave Restaurant Amid Management Issues

While pop-ups Ha’s Đặc Biệt and Kreung Cambodia ended their residencies at Outerspace last week, they will be bringing their menus to Grimm Ales today and tomorrow.

Vietnamese American Restaurant Money Cat Is Back in Business

Vietnamese American Restaurant Money Cat Is Back in Business

After a brief opening during the pandemic followed by over a year closed, Vietnamese American restaurant Money Cat has reopened.

Openings and Farewells: While Some Exciting Spots Are Opening, Others Are Shutting Their Doors

Openings and Farewells: While Some Exciting Spots Are Opening, Others Are Shutting Their Doors

A roundup of food and drink spots in and around Bushwick, introducing a new ice cream window and multiple new cafes, and saying goodbye to a beloved burger joint and others.

Meet Grilled!, Bushwick’s New Dentist-Owned Vegan Joint

Meet Grilled!, Bushwick’s New Dentist-Owned Vegan Joint

The highly affordable walk-up is attached to Bushwick Dental Group and offers a few meatless nods to Latin American cuisine.

Openings: The Houdini Kitchen Has Been Replaced By A Mysterious Pizzeria called Pàn.

Openings: The Houdini Kitchen Has Been Replaced By A Mysterious Pizzeria called Pàn.

A roundup of new food and drink spots in and around Bushwick, including a cajun seafood joint, a vegan cafe, a burger and fries spot and more

Gentle Perch: Southern BBQ, Korean Style

Gentle Perch: Southern BBQ, Korean Style

The new East Williamsburg fusion joint Gentle Perch is already making waves in the food world

Introducing Tikal Café, A New Immigrant-Owned Brunch And Coffee Spot in Bushwick

Introducing Tikal Café, A New Immigrant-Owned Brunch And Coffee Spot in Bushwick

After 11 years of service work, Carolina Hernandez, a Guatemalan immigrant, has opened Tikal Café on the corner of Decatur and Knickerbocker.

Ribs on the Run

Ribs on the Run

The pandemic sent a BBQ popup to Wyckoff Avenue.

The Digestivos Go Down Easy At Ammazzacaffé

The Digestivos Go Down Easy At Ammazzacaffé

A Michelin-approved highlight just off Graham Avenue stays under-the-radar, with a focus on digestivos.

An Austrian Restaurant in Ridgewood Goes ‘Vaguely Asian’

An Austrian Restaurant in Ridgewood Goes ‘Vaguely Asian’

A former head chef at Mission Chinese makes her solo debut at an all day cafe in Ridgewood

Bushwick Eats: Street Thai Done Right At Mao Mao

Bushwick Eats: Street Thai Done Right At Mao Mao

“I want to show people what it was like to eat and drink in Thailand 50 years ago”

Seitan Rising Is Fighting Capitalism One Vegan Sandwich At A Time

Seitan Rising Is Fighting Capitalism One Vegan Sandwich At A Time

Bibs Out, Bushwick: Michelin Approves Of These 7 Local Spots

Bibs Out, Bushwick: Michelin Approves Of These 7 Local Spots

Bushwick Goes to Tripoli

Bushwick Goes to Tripoli

Some of the best falafel in the city is getting made right on Morgan Avenue

Fakes Are Flourishing on Dining Apps

Fakes Are Flourishing on Dining Apps

“They just won’t stop. They’ll take it down for a little while and it’ll be back up like three weeks later,” one local restaurant owner says

Food Festival Set To Start At Honey’s

Food Festival Set To Start At Honey’s

A fundraiser for an art celebrity’s nonprofit farm, one of this season’s first events is soon to strike

New Brewery, Tap Room To Move Onto  Wilson Avenue

New Brewery, Tap Room To Move Onto Wilson Avenue

This summer, Non Sequitur Beer Project is set to open a brewery, tap room and an event space.