Ramona is two-story cocktail bar in Greenpoint where you go when you need somewhere nice. The space is attractive, they have a huge cocktail menu, and you can even make a reservation. Come here on a date, sit on the upstairs balcony, and convince whoever it is you’re out with that you’re more grown-up than you appear to be.
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The best BBQ in New York City resides in Red Hook, in a Texas-style dining hall of sacred smoked meats known as Hometown Bar-B-Que.
High Low Beverage Company
High Low Beverage Company is a bar in Bushwick that also happens to serve excellent Vietnamese-American dishes on weekends.
1 Or 8
For the locals, 1 Or 8 is surely a nice addition to a rather sushi-less area. However, for those of us who have to travel, 1 Or 8 is completely out of the question.
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Bar Wayo is a cocktail bar from the Momofuku people, and it’s a good spot to get drinks and bar food by the Seaport.
Doc Watson’s is an Upper East Side bar with sidewalk seating and a small beer garden in the back.
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Bernie’s is an American spot in Greenpoint where you should be ordering martinis and mozzarella sticks.
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