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newtobrooklyn Jan 18, 2013 05:14 PM

Greetings, Brooklyners!

I'm new to Williamsburg and a friend suggested I try out Chowhoubd to find out more about the options in the neighborhood. What do you recommend?

Thanks,
Ari

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    BrickPM Jan 20, 2013 05:52 AM

    Williamsburg is a decent neighborhood for food: lots of above-average spots, but only a few really outstanding places. It's good to have a nice variety within walking/ordering distance, but for some cuisines (see starred categories), you'll really need to venture elsewhere to find superior food.

    Asian*: Sensation (Chinese), Sea (Thai), nha toi (Vietnamese), Bistro Petit (Korean-ish), Dokebi (Korean BBQ), Taj (Indian)
    Australian: Five Leaves
    Barbecue: Fette Sau
    Breakfast: Egg
    Brunch: Diner
    Burger: Allswell
    Contemporary / New American: Marlow & Sons
    Deli (Italian): Graham Ave. Deli
    French: Le Barricou
    Gastropub: St. Anselm
    Italian*: Aurora
    Japanese*: 1 or 8 (Sushi), Ramen Yebisu (Ramen), Zenkichi (Izakaya), Samurai Mama (Udon)
    Mexican: Mesa Coyoacan (upscale), Mexico 2000
    Modernist: Gwynnett St.
    Middle Eastern*: Cafe Mogador (Moroccan), Zizi Limona
    Pizza*: Forcella (Neapolitan), Williamsburg Pizza (New York)
    Sandwiches: Saltie
    Seafood: Maison Premiere
    South American: El Almacen (Argentinean), Tabare (Uruguayan), Chimu (Peruvian), Caracas (Venezuelan)
    Southern: Pies n Thighs
    Spanish: Cadaques
    Steak: Peter Luger's
    Tasting Menu: Aska

    Cliffs Notes: If i had to pick 5 must-try's from the above list, they'd be, in no particular order:

    1. Aska
    2. Gwynnett St.
    3. Maison Premiere
    4. Peter Luger's
    5. Fette Sau

    1. didactic katydid Jan 19, 2013 07:36 PM

      where in wburg?

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