Franklin Park is a beer garden during the day, and a sloppy dance party at night (at least on the weekends.) The space is big, with an outdoor patio and an area in the back with arcade games. There are also plenty of tables. So before all the late-night stuff starts to happen, this is a perfectly acceptable place to sit and eat a burger (they come from the attached restaurant Dutch Boy Burger, and they’re pretty good).
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Morgan’s BBQ is some of the best barbecue you can get without having to go down to Red Hook for Hometown.
Emily not only has some of the best pizza in the city, it’s also got one of the best burgers. That means you should probably get there soon.
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This cafe in NoHo is and always has been where New York City’s most attractively unemployed people come to have breakfast at noon.
There’s this thing. It’s called The Feel Good Factor™. Meadowsweet in Williamsburg has a whole bunch of it.
A few years in, Soho’s The Dutch is better than it was when it first opened. These days, it might even be underrated.
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Hartley’s is a neighborhood Irish pub in Clinton Hill that’s quiet enough to have a conversation.
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