Walk inside Bushwick's Roberta's and you'll find a patchwork setting of communal tables and picnic benches, strings of hanging lights, a rooftop garden, outdoor seating pockets, a tented tiki bar, a shipping…

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Tucked in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge, Atrium is one of the more unlikely restaurants to boast a list of this depth and value. Helmed by Master Sommelier Alexander…

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River Café

The River Café opened in 1977 on the banks of the East River in Dumbo, then a mostly-deserted section of Brooklyn; it remains, to this day, one of the most fortuitous…

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Buttermilk Channel

A cozy, Southern-inflected, Carroll Gardens neighborhood joint, Buttermilk Channel's wine list has always been much better than it's needed to be. The restaurant, which opened in late 2008, debuted with a…

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St. Anselm

A railroad room with a small bar on one end and a chef's counter on the other, St. Anselm doesn't look like much from the outset. But Joe Carroll's reinvention of…

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When Lee Campbell took control of all of the wine programs within Andrew Tarlow's Brooklyn restaurant empire (Marlow & Sons, Diner, Reynard, Roman's), it was almost guaranteed that the lists…



A beautiful whitewashed space designed by Brooklyn duo the Haslegraves, Donna is one of the sweetest cocktail bars in all of New York. Aside from the warm staff who can…


Weather Up

Weather Up, a Prospect Heights pioneer, is all shiny white subway tile flashing with the reflection of golden box lamps above. Always cozy with a solid roster of classic cocktails,…


Tooker Alley

Tooker Alley's Del Pedro has been bartending in New York since the 1980s, including a decade-long tenure at Pegu Club. This Prospect Heights bar is a low-key neighborhood joint to…