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Aug 9, 2010 05:37 PM


Hey folks, I live in the slope and can go to dinner anywhere that's a 30 minute drive or less. Where should I go?

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  1. There are alot of options, depends on what type of food and environment you are interested in. Just a few options could include:

    Brooklyn's Chinatown - Metro Cafe is good
    Middle Eastern in Bay Ridge - Tanoreen is an option
    Dresslers in Williamsburg
    Any of the excellent pizza options in Brooklyn - Di Faras, Lucalis, Motorino ... there are more.

    There are too many possibilities to list, in too many neighborhoods worth exploring

    575 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

    7523 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209

    319 Graham Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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    1. re: millerd

      FYI-Tanoreen is going on vacation in August. I think they'll be closed 8/23-9/2. Double check. I may have the dates wrong. Also Sally & George (another good option) is also going on vacation.

      BTW, I'd leave the car home and just take the R train (if it's running) or the B63. Parking is just as bad as Park Slope.

    2. Piattini in Bay Ridge is an overlooked gem. They specialize in small plates, as suggested by the restaurant's name, and southern Italian cooking. Very authentic, very high quality. I also like the Good Fork in Red Hook - you can combine that with a drive to one of the piers to get a nice look at the harbor after dinner.

      The Good Fork
      391 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

      9824 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209