The free cheese samples might be what pulls you into Foster Sundry, but this place is useful beyond it’s free snacks. The deli counter at this gourmet butcher and cheese shop also has coffee, beer, a dishes that are scientifically proven to cure hangovers, like a breakfast burrito and hearty biscuit sandwiches filled with things like ham, egg, and mike's hot honey.
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Fletcher's Brooklyn BBQ
Fletcher's serves up some great pulled pork, and is a solid local BBQ stop if you're around Gowanus. We just wouldn't travel for it.
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Contra is a Lower East Side tasting menu restaurant with adventurous food that actually tastes good.
Anton’s is a throwback restaurant in the West Village where you’ll want to eat pasta and drink a martini.
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Sweatshop is a cool little coffee shop in Williamsburg run by Australians. So, yeah, you can get a flat white and some avocado toast here.
Little Skips is one of the best coffee shops in Bushwick to grab a sandwich and hang with your laptop.
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