GUIDE: New York

Best of Brooklyn

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    Convivium Osteria

    68 Fifth Ave.

    Park Slope

    Cuisine: Italian

    $$$

    Husband and wife team and chef-owners Carlo and Michelle Pulixi opened Convivium in 2000 on what was then a desolate stretch of Park Slope just off the bustling Flatbush Avenue. Along with the neighborhood, the restaurant has continued to blossom and it's now easily one of Brooklyn’s most under the radar, wonderful dining experiences. READ REVIEW

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    Mile End Delicatessen

    97A Hoyt St.

    Boerum Hill

    Cuisine: Deli

    $$

    Montreal’s Jewish delis are famous for their fatty, oak-smoked slabs of pastrami. Try some with a side of poutine, knowing “you won't find a bigger or more satisfying heap of grease, salt, protein, and starch anywhere in Boerum Hill.”—Village Voice READ REVIEW

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    Ovenly

    31 Greenpoint Ave.

    Greenpoint

    Cuisine: Bakery

    $

    The theme among the goods you’ll find at this oh-so-charming Greenpoint bakeshop and café? “Sweet and salty with a touch of spice.” READ REVIEW

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    Red Hook Lobster Pound

    284 Van Brunt St.

    Red Hook

    Cuisine: Seafood

    $$

    Owners Ralph Gorham and Susan Povich bring the briny bounty of Maine to serve as the main attraction at this their flagship location. READ REVIEW

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    Speedy Romeo

    Multiple Locations:
    Clinton Hill, Lower East Side

    Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

    $$

    The St. Louis–style pizzas coming out of the wood-fired ovens in both the Clinton Hill and Clinton Street locations of Speedy Romeo have been turning plenty of heads—including those at Michelin, where it has been included on the Bib Gourmand list four years and running. READ REVIEW


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