Eat Local

Impress Your Clients With A Meeting At Coffee Project’s “Slow Bar”

A quick ten-minute walk from The Wheeler — on an unassuming street where you’re more likely to find trucks unloading than folks meeting for coffee — you’ll find a truly special cafe. What’s unique about this spot is not the tasteful decor or the professional-grade gadgets or even the farmer’s market pastries — although each […]

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07.10.2019  I  Community , Downtown Brooklyn , Eat Local

Fête Bastille Day With Steak Frites And Strong Cocktails In French Louie’s Backyard

For expats who can’t celebrate la Fête nationale at home this July 14, there are plenty of solid French options in DTBK. But the prettiest, most idyllic and perhaps all-around best replica of an authentic brasserie award goes to French Louie on Atlantic. The second restaurant from the owners of cult-favorite Buttermilk Channel, French Louie […]

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06.24.2019  I  Downtown Brooklyn , Eat Local , Summer

Why Leave The City When You Can Go To Habana Outpost For A Brooklyn Love Affair?

Neon decor, eco-conscious Mexican and Cuban food, and festive frozen drinks abound at the Fort Greene outpost of Habana, a mini-empire of community-building restaurants helmed by philanthropist and entrepreneur Sean Meenan. Sean opened the iconic Cafe Habana in NoLiTa over twenty years ago, and has since expanded to Brooklyn, Malibu and Dubai, with a New […]

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Caffe e Vino Is The Charming,
Old-World Italian Spot Every Neighborhood Needs 

While there is certainly no shortage of modern establishments in the vicinity of The Wheeler, Downtown Brooklyn and beyond, sometimes you just crave the classics. Like a basket of chewy, dense focaccia with tomato flan that greets you before you even order your wine. Or a straightforward trattoria menu with satisfying red-sauce entrees and light, […]

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