Ramona is two-story cocktail bar in Greenpoint where you go when you need somewhere nice. The space is attractive, they have a huge cocktail menu, and you can even make a reservation. Come here on a date, sit on the upstairs balcony, and convince whoever it is you’re out with that you’re more grown-up than you appear to be.
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Rose Water is a neighborhood spot in Park Slope with seasonal American food and a very good brunch.
Amaranto is a neighborhood spot in Bushwick where you can find some of the best Mexican food in the city. Get a few tacos, and try the pork chop.
Gran Electrica serves simple, excellent Mexican food and creative cocktails. It also has a great back patio.
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Cafe Select is an all-day spot in Soho that’s a good place to meet someone for drinks and a light bite after work.
The Shakespeare @ The William
If you’re looking for an English pub in Midtown, The Shakespeare is quite possibly the nicest. Stop by for happy hour.
If you live or work and Nomad and have been looking for a spot where you can a little rowdy beneath some stained glass windows, Oscar Wilde is it.
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We feel sorry for anyone who doesn’t have a Paulie Gee’s in their ‘hood or in their city as an option for excellent Neapolitan pies.
Bernie’s is an American spot in Greenpoint where you should be ordering martinis and mozzarella sticks.
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