Blake’s Liked Places
Achilles Heel is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

1. Achilles Heel

9.1
180 West St (at Green St), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Greenpoint · 85 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: Wood-burning fireplace keeps the place woodsy and hot in the winter months. Cocktails are well-balanced and considered.

Ramen Yebisu is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

2. Ramen Yebisu

126 N 6th St (at Berry St), Brooklyn, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Williamsburg · 119 tips and reviews
Ovenly is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

3. Ovenly

9.0
31 Greenpoint Ave (at West St), Brooklyn, NY
Bakery · Greenpoint · 109 tips and reviews
Yuji Ramen is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

4. Yuji Ramen

8.0
150 Ainslie St, Brooklyn, NY
Ramen Restaurant · East Williamsburg · 25 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: More fish- and seafood-centric than many other ramen shops; portions are pricy but small, make sure to slurp your noodles quickly and order the kaedama (side of noodles) to really fill up.

Broken Land is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

5. Broken Land

9.0
105 Franklin St (btwn Milton St & Greenpoint Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Greenpoint · 51 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: As goes the song, "If you like piña coladas...go here." Dim lights, hip after-work crowds, and a backyard that's never too full.

Two Boots Williamsburg is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

6. Two Boots Williamsburg

7.0
558 Driggs Ave (at North 7th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizzeria · Williamsburg · 19 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: Great for a cornmeal-crusted slice if you don't have your mind set on your favorite variety—they're often out of popular pies but your second choice will be just as good.

Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

7. Ivan Ramen Slurp Shop

600 11th Ave (btwn W 44th & W 45th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 164 tips and reviews
Hotel Delmano is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

8. Hotel Delmano

9.3
128 N 9th St. (at Berry St), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Williamsburg · 235 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: Perfect atmosphere for decadent tipplers. But snack beforehand. Only the cheese plate is worth it's weight.

Ramona is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

9. Ramona

113 Franklin St (btwn Greenpoint Ave. & Kent St.), Brooklyn, NY
Cocktail Bar · Greenpoint · 114 tips and reviews
Best Barber is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

10. Best Barber

7.0
694 10th Ave (49th St), New York, NY
Hair Salon · Hell's Kitchen · 3 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: The post-barber era has arrived in Hell's Kitchen. Simplicity has never felt so comfortable.

Eastern District is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

11. Eastern District

8.7
1053 Manhattan Ave (btw Eagle & Freeman St), Brooklyn, NY
Food and Beverage Retail · Greenpoint · 41 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: Best selection by far of cheeses, craft beers, and accoutrements in the area.

Duke's Liquor Box is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

12. Duke's Liquor Box

9.0
114 Franklin St (Nobel St.), Brooklyn, NY
Liquor Store · Greenpoint · 10 tips and reviews
No. 7 is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

13. No. 7

7 Greene Ave (at Fulton St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Fort Greene · 165 tips and reviews
Brandy Library is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

14. Brandy Library

8.8
25 N Moore St (at Varick), New York, NY
Whisky Bar · Tribeca · 170 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: Tasting menus are a great survey of the massive collection. Perfect for spirit newbies.

Dokebi is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

15. Dokebi

7.9
199 Grand St (btwn Bedford & Driggs Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
Korean Restaurant · Williamsburg · 100 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: The meal was as authentic as any I had in Korea and the table just as packed with small plates of great food.

Refinery Rooftop is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

16. Refinery Rooftop

8.4
63 W 38th St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Lounge · Garment District · 173 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: Unexpectedly cozy rooftop lounge ranges from hopping to quiet depending on the time of day.

Ippudo is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

17. Ippudo

8.8
65 4th Ave (btwn E 9th & E 10th St), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Greenwich Village · 1165 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: The atmosphere is what really makes this place great.

Cortelyou Greenmarket is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

18. Cortelyou Greenmarket

8.5
Cortelyou Rd (btwn Rugby & Argyle Rds), Brooklyn, NY
Farmers Market · Flatbush · 15 tips and reviews
AMC Empire 25 is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

19. AMC Empire 25

7.1
234 W 42nd St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Movie Theater · Theater District · 372 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: For such a massive theater, the worst part of this place is its patrons.

Stems The Flower Shop is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

20. Stems The Flower Shop

1118 Cortelyou Rd (Westminster), Brooklyn, NY
Flower Store · Ditmas Park · 1 tip
Kings Theatre is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

21. Kings Theatre

9.5
1025 Flatbush Ave (btwn Tilden Ave & Duryea Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Theater · Flatbush · 76 tips and reviews
Lantern's Keep is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

22. Lantern's Keep

7.9
49 W 44th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Midtown East · 108 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: Classic staples perfected: the negroni sets the bar high.

Paris Baguette is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

23. Paris Baguette

7.9
567 Fashion Ave (40th Street), New York, NY
Bakery · Theater District · 65 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: Milk bread!? Hotdog pastries!? Glutinous rice donuts!? I want it alllll.

Totto Ramen is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

24. Totto Ramen

366 W 52nd St (btwn 8th & 9th Ave), New York, NY
Ramen Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 586 tips and reviews
Green-Wood Cemetery is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

25. Green-Wood Cemetery

9.2
500 25th St (at 5th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Cemetery · Greenwood Heights · 71 tips and reviews
Sake Bar Decibel is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

26. Sake Bar Decibel

9.1
240 E 9th St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Sake Bar · East Village · 256 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: The extensive menu, delicious bar snacks, and clandestine vibe make this subterranean bar feel like it's straight out of Golden Gai.

Ha Noi Vietnamese Kitchen is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

27. Ha Noi Vietnamese Kitchen

7.9
448 9th St (at 7th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Vietnamese Restaurant · South Slope · 52 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: Bahn mi are a steal at $6; delicious on a perfectly crusty baguette to boot.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

28. Brooklyn Botanic Garden

9.4
990 Washington Ave (btwn President St & Empire Blvd), Brooklyn, NY
Botanical Garden · Prospect Park · 321 tips and reviews

Blake O.Blake Olmstead: For it's size, this botanic garden packs in a punch. Week-to-week, day-to-day, there's always something new to see. Regular trips here are the perfect way to measure seasons.

Prospect Park Tennis Center is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

29. Prospect Park Tennis Center

8.7
50 Parkside Ave (at Park Cir), Brooklyn, NY
Tennis Court · Flatbush · 6 tips and reviews
The Farm on Adderley is one of Blake’s Liked Places.

30. The Farm on Adderley

1108 Cortelyou Rd (btwn Stratford Rd. & Westminster Rd.), Brooklyn, NY
New American Restaurant · Ditmas Park · 192 tips and reviews