10/08/13 12:38pm
Photo by Travis Dubreuil

Photo by Travis Dubreuil

Miles
101 Wilson Ave
Bushwick
(718) 483-9172

What is it: Located in Bushwick, Miles offers food, ranging from cheese and charcuterie boards to sandwiches and vegan specials, as well as beer and wine.

Why we love it: A simple space, with a nice ambiance, Miles has something for everyone. (more…)

05/28/13 12:42pm
Photo by Maria Gotay

Photo by Maria Gotay

Mazelle
247 Starr St (between Wyckoff Ave & Irving Ave)
Bushwick
(347) 425-7675

What is it: Russian and American restaurant and bar with great food, cocktails, and beers. They serve lunch and dinner and small plates until closing. On the weekends there’s brunch.

Why we love it: It has a friendly vibe, the owners are genuinely interested in their customers, they have great drinks and food, and project international films on their walls. (more…)

02/07/13 2:00pm
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DUCK DUCK
161 Montrose Ave (between Graham Ave & Humboldt St)
Williamsburg
(347) 799-1449

What is it: An East Williamsburg low-lit hangout with a living room layout and duck obsession.

Why we love it: It’s slightly off the well-traversed Williamsburg strip of drinking holes without needing a bus or train transfer to get to it. For that reason, you’re much more likely to find a friendly regular to chat with while you pick your poison rather than be jostled like a human version of that arcade claw game. (more…)