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Pies 'n' Thighs is one of to-do: across the bridges.

1. Pies 'n' Thighs

8.8
166 S 4th St (at Driggs Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Fried Chicken Joint · Williamsburg · 556 tips and reviews

The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal: Go for the standouts, which are fried or pies. Order the chicken meal ($11) with three crispy poultry pieces, a large flaky biscuit and mac-and-cheese drizzled with hot sauce. Read more.

Sip Fine Wine is one of to-do: across the bridges.

2. Sip Fine Wine

8.5
67 5th Ave (btw St. Marks Ave. & Prospect Pl.), Brooklyn, NY
Wine Shop · North Slope · 7 tips and reviews

Alex R.Alex Rainert: Get a mixed case and save 15%. You get to give them guidelines (red/white, grapes, price, etc.) and they'll deliver locally for free. Much better than buying one at a time!

Tomato and Basil is one of to-do: across the bridges.

3. Tomato and Basil

226 4th Ave (Union St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Gowanus · 20 tips and reviews

Jon S.Jon Shea: Great pizza at this little hole in the wall. Don’t miss the Grandma slice.

Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies is one of to-do: across the bridges.

4. Steve's Authentic Key Lime Pies

9.0
185 Van Dyke St (at Ferris St), Brooklyn, NY
Pie Shop · Red Hook · 112 tips and reviews

MasterCardMasterCard: For the perfect amount of the most perfect Key Lime Pie, order the Swingle, a key lime pie tart on a stick, dipped in Belgian dark chocolate.

Red Hook Lobster Pound is one of to-do: across the bridges.

5. Red Hook Lobster Pound

9.0
284 Van Brunt St (btwn Verona St & Visitation Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Red Hook · 169 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Visit on Lobstah Feast Fridays between 6-9pm (and 5-9pm on Sat), when you can chow down a 1.5-lb lobster with sides for $25.

6. Hungry Ghost

8.2
253 Flatbush Ave (at 6th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Coffee Shop · North Slope · 149 tips and reviews
Fette Sau is one of to-do: across the bridges.

7. Fette Sau

8.8
354 Metropolitan Ave (btwn Havemeyer & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
BBQ Joint · Williamsburg · 560 tips and reviews
Radish is one of to-do: across the bridges.

8. Radish

158 Bedford Ave (at N 8th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Gourmet Shop · Williamsburg · 21 tips and reviews
Vanessa's Dumpling House is one of to-do: across the bridges.

9. Vanessa's Dumpling House

7.9
310 Bedford Ave (at S 1st St), Brooklyn, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Williamsburg · 148 tips and reviews

Matt R.Matt Richardson: The food is so cheap that you'll be hard-pressed to meet the (unposted) $10 credit card minimum if you're paying for only yourself.

Pencil Factory is one of to-do: across the bridges.

10. Pencil Factory

8.5
142 Franklin St (at Greenpoint Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Greenpoint · 48 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Dark and cozy with an awesome selection of local beer served by really cute bartenders. Bring your dog and settle in on a rainy afternoon.

606 R&D is one of to-do: across the bridges.

11. 606 R&D

606 Vanderbilt Ave (at St. Marks Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Prospect Heights · 79 tips and reviews

Alex R.Alex Rainert: What's not to like about a puffy pancake that comes in a still sizzling skillet? Like a cross between a pancake and a popover. Comes with some stewed blueberries and buttah on top..

12. Arepera Guacuco Restaurant

9.2
44 Irving Ave (at Troutman St), Brooklyn, NY
Arepa Restaurant · Bushwick · 129 tips and reviews

Talisa C.Talisa Chang: Breakfast arepas, people!

Paul Smith Sale Shop is one of to-do: across the bridges.

13. Paul Smith Sale Shop

6.1
280 Grand St (at Havemayer), Brooklyn, NY
Clothing Store · Williamsburg · 4 tips and reviews

BravoBravo: Best men's in NYC, great women's department, and fab accessories! -Patrick McDonald, Launch My Line

Aegir Boardworks is one of to-do: across the bridges.

14. Aegir Boardworks

8.0
99 Water St (at Main St), Brooklyn, NY
Board Shop · DUMBO · 4 tips and reviews

John H.John Holden: Pardon my French, but surf shop in Dumbo (fuck yeah) nice dudes/ surf and skate stuff. Check it out

Littleneck is one of to-do: across the bridges.

15. Littleneck

8.7
288 3rd Ave (btwn President & Carroll St), Brooklyn, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Gowanus · 142 tips and reviews

7th.List7th.List: Whole Belly Clam Roll - Gigantic whole belly clams are fried as expertly as at any New England clam shack - greaseless, tender, crisp, and hot stuffed into a buttered toasted top-split hot dog bun. Read more.

Mesa Azteca is one of to-do: across the bridges.

16. Mesa Azteca

7.7
91 Wyckoff Ave (btwn Suydam St & Hart St), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Bushwick · 47 tips and reviews

Talisa C.Talisa Chang: Dinner is so so, but come have brunch in the backyard! Try the blue corn pancakes or the chorizo quesadilla with eggs. Bloody Maria is real spicy.

Bark Hot Dogs is one of to-do: across the bridges.

17. Bark Hot Dogs

474 Bergen St (at Flatbush Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Hot Dog Joint · North Slope · 195 tips and reviews

F'd In Park SlopeF'd In Park Slope: This place might be called Bark Hot Dogs (and the hot dogs DO rule), but on your second visit please, for the love of gawd, order the burger.

Lobster Joint is one of to-do: across the bridges.

18. Lobster Joint

8.6
1073 Manhattan Ave (btwn Eagle & Dupont St), Brooklyn, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Greenpoint · 151 tips and reviews

Cooper S.Cooper Smith: The lobster roll is on par with the best in the city but being that this is Brooklyn, you get more for your money, with a choice of fries, salad, or chips. And if you ask nicely, watermelon

The Creek and The Cave is one of to-do: across the bridges.

19. The Creek and The Cave

1093 Jackson Ave (at 11th St.), Queens, NY
Comedy Club · Hunters Point · 106 tips and reviews
Olaf's is one of to-do: across the bridges.

20. Olaf's

453 Court St, Brooklyn, NY
Men's Store · Carroll Gardens · 6 tips and reviews

Matt Y.Matt Yu: Wide and well curated selection of vintage menswear in a super cozy space

21. Melanie's Marshmallow Melange

119 Kent St (Wythe Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cupcake Shop · Greenpoint · No tips or reviews
Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain is one of to-do: across the bridges.

22. Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain

8.9
513 Henry St (at Sackett St), Brooklyn, NY
Ice Cream Shop · Carroll Gardens · 191 tips and reviews

Anoop R.Anoop Ranganath: Chocolate malt and mint chocolate chip ice cream sandwich. Yum!

Tacos Matamoros is one of to-do: across the bridges.

23. Tacos Matamoros

7.9
4508 5th Ave (btwn 45th & 46th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Sunset Park · 59 tips and reviews

CheapismCheapism: Come here for delicious and super cheap Mexican fare. Get chicken, steak or pork tacos for <$2.50 each. All burritos $8. Cash only, BYOB. Read more.

Brooklyn Ice House is one of to-do: across the bridges.

24. Brooklyn Ice House

8.5
318 Van Brunt St (btwn Pioneer St & King St), Brooklyn, NY
Dive Bar · Red Hook · 80 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Barbeque and beer place for a bit cheaper. They have good pulled pork sandwiches.

Four & Twenty Blackbirds is one of to-do: across the bridges.

25. Four & Twenty Blackbirds

9.0
439 3rd Ave (at 8th St), Brooklyn, NY
Pie Shop · Gowanus · 223 tips and reviews

Buford B.Buford Barnes: Some of the best pie in the city. Their coffee is great too. Go here before going to a show at the Bell House. However, mind that they close earlier than you'd think, at 7 PM on most days.

Pearl's Social & Billy Club is one of to-do: across the bridges.

26. Pearl's Social & Billy Club

9.0
40 Saint Nicholas Ave (at Starr St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Bushwick · 73 tips and reviews

Ray L.Ray Lin: Piping-hot cider w/whiskey. Warms the heart & soul. Get it in the "#1 Grandpa" mug and you'll be a true baller

Nita Nita is one of to-do: across the bridges.

27. Nita Nita

146 Wythe Ave (N 8th St), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Williamsburg · 69 tips and reviews
Buffalo Wild Wings is one of to-do: across the bridges.

28. Buffalo Wild Wings

6.1
139 Flatbush Ave (at Hanson Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Wings Joint · Fort Greene · 103 tips and reviews
Gentry is one of to-do: across the bridges.

29. Gentry

127 N 6th St (Bedford ave), Brooklyn, NY
Men's Store · Williamsburg · 3 tips and reviews
SCRATCHbread is one of to-do: across the bridges.

30. SCRATCHbread

1069 Bedford Ave (at Lexington Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Bakery · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 100 tips and reviews

Andrew C.Andrew Cerda: @Gothamist says this place makes the best egg sandwiches. I'm going to put them to the test.

Le Comptoir is one of to-do: across the bridges.

31. Le Comptoir

251 Grand St (btwn Roebling & Driggs), Brooklyn, NY
French Restaurant · Williamsburg · 47 tips and reviews

Paul H.Paul Hoffman: Try the cheese gnocchi and go for oysters at the bar.

China Pearl Restaurant is one of to-do: across the bridges.

32. China Pearl Restaurant

7.5
8222 45th Ave, Elmhurst, NY
Seafood Restaurant · 17 tips and reviews
Purbird is one of to-do: across the bridges.

33. Purbird

8.7
82 6th Ave (at St Marks Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · North Slope · 71 tips and reviews

Alex R.Alex Rainert: As someone who prides himself on being a rotisserie chicken connoisseur, the birds here are top notch. The whole wheat mac and cheese + chopped salad make for a great combo.

DuMont Burger is one of to-do: across the bridges.

34. DuMont Burger

7.6
314 Bedford Ave (btwn S 1st & S 2nd St.), Brooklyn, NY
Burger Joint · Williamsburg · 227 tips and reviews

35. Sweet Chick

8.9
164 Bedford Ave (at N 8th St), Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Williamsburg · 312 tips and reviews
SriPraPhai is one of to-do: across the bridges.

36. SriPraPhai

8.9
64-13 39th Ave (btwn 64th & 65th St), Woodside, NY
Thai Restaurant · 358 tips and reviews
Paulie Gee’s is one of to-do: across the bridges.

37. Paulie Gee’s

9.3
60 Greenpoint Ave (btwn Franklin & West St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Greenpoint · 402 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Try the fiery Hellboy: chili pepper-infused honey drizzled over a blistered pie w/ sopressata picante, creamy fior di latte & grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. It’s one of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011. Read more.

Franny's is one of to-do: across the bridges.

38. Franny's

348 Flatbush Ave (btwn Sterling Pl & 8th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · North Slope · 222 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: A must-try pizza (everything else is pretty great, too). Sit in the garden if it's available and the weather permits. Read more.

La Villa is one of to-do: across the bridges.

39. La Villa

8.2
261 5th Ave (btw Garfield Pl & 1st St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Central Slope · 85 tips and reviews
The Brooklyn Star is one of to-do: across the bridges.

40. The Brooklyn Star

593 Lorimer St (at Conselyea St), Brooklyn, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Williamsburg · 287 tips and reviews

Cooper S.Cooper Smith: Let's talk about the Sunday night special. $20/person gets you two HUGE pieces of fried chicken + a side dish for the table-Mac'n'cheese, black beans, collared greens, mashed potatoes. Resos required

Elixir Lounge is one of to-do: across the bridges.

41. Elixir Lounge

43-03 (Broadway St), Astoria, NY
Gay Bar · 12 tips and reviews
Pok Pok NY is one of to-do: across the bridges.

42. Pok Pok NY

117 Columbia St (at Kane St), Brooklyn, NY
Thai Restaurant · Cobble Hill · 342 tips and reviews
Hadramout Restaurant is one of to-do: across the bridges.

43. Hadramout Restaurant

7.6
172 Atlantic Ave (btwn Court & Clinton St.), Brooklyn, NY
Middle Eastern Restaurant · Cobble Hill · 11 tips and reviews
Battery Harris is one of to-do: across the bridges.

44. Battery Harris

64 Frost St (btwn Lorimer St & Meeker Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Bar · Williamsburg · 159 tips and reviews

David B.David Ban: Can't go wrong here - tasty jerk chicken wings, frozen dark & stormy's, lawn chairs. Winner.

Taqueria Cocoyoc is one of to-do: across the bridges.

45. Taqueria Cocoyoc

8.3
211 Wyckoff Ave (Greene), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Bushwick · 38 tips and reviews

Talisa C.Talisa Chang: Come for brunch in the backyard and get some chilaquiles or picaditas with eggs, and some horchata too.

Maison Premiere is one of to-do: across the bridges.

46. Maison Premiere

9.2
298 Bedford Ave (btwn S 1st & Grand St), Brooklyn, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Williamsburg · 447 tips and reviews
Glasserie is one of to-do: across the bridges.

47. Glasserie

8.6
95 Commercial St (btwn Manhattan Ave & Box St), Greenpoint, NY
Mediterranean Restaurant · 143 tips and reviews

Maeve M.Maeve Molloy: Great Lebanese food with some really special twists, absolutely GORGEOUS space, and friendly waitstaff and bartenders. This is a gem in Greenpoint.

Brighton Bazaar is one of to-do: across the bridges.

48. Brighton Bazaar

7.0
1007 Brighton Beach Ave (Brighton 11th St), Brooklyn, NY
Supermarket · Brighton Beach · 20 tips and reviews
Marketa is one of to-do: across the bridges.

49. Marketa

37-17 30th Ave (30th Avenue & 38th Street), Astoria, NY
New American Restaurant · 29 tips and reviews
Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao is one of to-do: across the bridges.

50. Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao

38-12 Prince St (btwn 38th & 39th Ave), Flushing, NY
Dumpling Restaurant · Downtown Flushing · 285 tips and reviews

Matt H.Matt Healy: Soup dumplings are legit.

Spicy & Tasty 膳坊 is one of to-do: across the bridges.

51. Spicy & Tasty 膳坊

39-07 Prince St (at Roosevelt Ave), Flushing, NY
Chinese Restaurant · 51 tips and reviews
Williamsburg Bridge Pedestrian & Bike Path is one of to-do: across the bridges.

52. Williamsburg Bridge Pedestrian & Bike Path

8.7
Williamsburg Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 25 tips and reviews
Indoor Extreme Sports is one of to-do: across the bridges.

53. Indoor Extreme Sports

7.7
47-11 Van Dam St (48th st), Sunnyside, NY
Athletics & Sports · 19 tips and reviews

Justin B.Justin Breton: Make a reservation in advance and go during the week (following a pre-planned happy hour). We walked in and immediately onto the Black Ops court. Wear sneakers and be prepared to run! #nycadventures

Cariño Restaurant and Cantina is one of to-do: across the bridges.

54. Cariño Restaurant and Cantina

82 S 4th St (btwn Berry St & Wythe Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Mexican Restaurant · Williamsburg · 80 tips and reviews

Cooper S.Cooper Smith: A lot of places half-ass their michelada. This is not one of them.

Bricolage is one of to-do: across the bridges.

55. Bricolage

8.6
162 5th Ave (btwn Douglass & Degraw St), Brooklyn, NY
Vietnamese Restaurant · North Slope · 61 tips and reviews
Roll N Roaster is one of to-do: across the bridges.

56. Roll N Roaster

9.0
2901 Emmons Ave (at Nostrand Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Sandwich Place · Sheepshead Bay · 145 tips and reviews