Come to The Ryerson with a date who you want to impress without looking like you’re trying too hard. This Southern comfort spot has a nice wooden bar and a backyard where you should drink a cocktail, fried chicken, and have a moment of silence for whoever invented string lights.
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Tom’s is a Brooklyn classic for breakfast and lunch since 1936. You know what’s kept them in business for so long? Free stuff. That, and really good sausage.
Birds Of A Feather
Birds of a Feather is a Chinese spot in Williamsburg that’s great for small groups. Stop by with some friends and share a few mouth-numbing things.
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Popina is a tiny, casual restaurant on the Brooklyn waterfront. The food is a mix of Southern and Italian, and they do some great chicken and pasta.
Pies ‘n’ Thighs
The new Pies ‘n’ Thighs has opened its doors, and Williamsburg’s most influential hipsters are rejoicing. This new, larger location is still turning out amazing fried chicken and comfort food classics.
Few restaurants in this city feel as alive as Red Rooster in Harlem - the atmosphere is incredible.
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Chavela’s serves some very good Mexican food, and it’s also one of the most fun restaurants in Crown Heights for hanging out with a group.
D’Antan is an Italian spot in Crown Heights with more than 100 natural wines available by the glass.
Aita Trattoria is a neighborhood Italian spot in Crown Heights that’s perfect for eating lasagna and drinking some wine.
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