Come to The Ryerson with a date who you want to impress without looking like you’re trying too hard. This Southern comfort spot has a nice wooden bar and a backyard where you should drink a cocktail, fried chicken, and have a moment of silence for whoever invented string lights.
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C'mon Everybody is a bar/venue in Bed-Stuy where you can catch some live music or listen to a DJ. Events are ticketed, but usually don't cost much.
Bar Lunatico is one of the best bars to hang out in Bed-Stuy, especially if you’re looking for live music.
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Adá Supper Club
Adá Supper Club is a rotating delivery series featuring three-course meals from Black and female chefs focusing on foods of the African diaspora.
Cadence is a vegan soul food restaurant in the East Village that’s perfect for a special occasion date night.
Popina is a tiny, casual restaurant on the Brooklyn waterfront. The food is a mix of Southern and Italian, and they do some great chicken and pasta.
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Chavela’s serves some very good Mexican food, and it’s also one of the most fun restaurants in Crown Heights for hanging out with a group.
D’Antan is an Italian spot in Crown Heights with more than 100 natural wines available by the glass.
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