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Struggling/up & coming place you want to support?

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Any place that you love and want to succeed? Doing interesting things with the food or just quality and thoughtful preparation? I know its a tough business, but Please do not be LAME and plug your own place.
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  1. i know this is the manhattan board, but brooklyn has my stomach. my boyfriend and i stumbled on this place when he moved to the hood a few weeks ago. we've been at least once a week since.

    NAME: mojito loco, opened january 06.
    LOCATION: Meserole & Manhattan streets, in Williamsburg/Bushwick
    CUISINE: mostly peruvian, latin fusion
    SIZE: the size of my apartment. my one bedroom 400-sq. ft. apartment.
    AMBIANCE: laid back, chill, honest, colorful warm latin vibe without trying too hard. the three owners will come out and have a glass of scotch during slow hours, and ask your opinions about how to tweak the recipes.
    DINNER w.o booze: $30 for two entrees and two appetizers. go during happy hour and you get two drinks for the price of one ... the $10 fresh fruit mojitos are well worth it.
    FAVORITE DISH: nopalitos salad, mexican corn, peruvian ceviche (fried and crazy spicy) and chicken al carbon.

    www.mojitoloco.com

    1. Aroma
      East 4th Street
      Italian
      Intimate
      Three courses roughly $50pp
      Pasta with wild mushroom soffrito

      1. This is great, keep em coming!

        1. Urena

          As noted in a recent post, underwhelming decor and some service issues, but sublime food and the owner and his wife could not be nicer.