Tickets are now available for Bon Appétit’s three day, pub-inspired grub crawl through Brooklyn. During the first weekend in June, grub enthusiasts will have a chance to get up close and personal with Brooklyn’s most buzz-worthy chefs. Eat and drink your way through three Brooklyn neighborhoods while taking a peek inside the kitchens that have create the delicious foods that have put the borough on the culinary hotspot map. On Saturday night, stick around after the food stops for a concert and DJ performance at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory starting at 9 p.m.
The block of O’Farrell St. between Jones and Leavenworth in San Francisco looks just like any other block in the upper area of the Tenderloin. The streets are a bit dirty, the buildings are a mix of brick and concrete, and strange people can be found congregating in various spots. Near the end on this block sits a gray mesh fence-like wall next to a gray slab of concrete. This space looks completely inconspicuous and most people would pass it by without a second glance. But inside this nondescript building sits a unique bar.
Rye could easily be mistaken for any other bar in the Tenderloin, but it offers much more. All the cocktails at the bar are made with only fresh ingredients. From the basil to the limes, all the produce used is fresh and sustainably sourced.
GQ has acknowledged two well-known bars in Boston for their Top 25 Best Cocktail Bars in America. After a good game make your way over two this two watering holes for some alcoholic libations.
Coming in at lucky thirteen is Eastern Standard. Just a few blocks away from Fenway this is not your typical sports bar. Watch for the waitress around midnight to hop on the marble bar and write the specials. The whiskey smash (crushed ice and mint sprig) may sound sophisticated but it will make any game fun.
Brooklyn has been called the new Manhattan. Bars, independent clothing stores, and high rated restaurants have been popping up on the quieter streets of Brooklyn. If you're looking for a Zagat rated restaurant with great quality food then you can find it in Brooklyn!
Food in New York isn't cheap, even if you are looking to dine in Brooklyn. But New Yorkers get spoiled by an event we all would like to attend at least one - restaurant week.
Well Brooklynites you are just in luck! From June 21st to June 27th, Yelp is hosting a restaurant week - "Yelp Eats!" For one week some of Brooklyn's highest rated restaurants will offer a special $30 prefixe dinner menu!