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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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.
Walter's has mastered the art of the perfect neighborhood restaurant. Plus, we're pretty sure it's named after a dog.
Gold Star Beer Counter
Gold Star is good-looking little beer bar in Prospect Heights that beer nerds will especially appreciate.
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You can skip the Cajun restaurant on the ground floor of Canary Club on the LES, and head to the jazz club downstairs.
Mitchell’s Soul Food
Mitchell’s has been around for decades, and it’s exactly where you should go for soul food in Prospect Heights.
Hill Country Chicken
With so many incredible fried chicken options around these days, this isn’t one to go out of your way for.
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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.
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