ID SPOTS

  • Bar Tabac
    Folks seeking temporary transport to France need look no further than Bar Tabac. Parked on a nondescript corner in the middle of Smith Street’s restaurant row, ex-pat Parisians and local New Yorkers alike enjoy its “je ne sais quoi”.
    128 Smith street http://bartabacny.com
  • Saul
    Opened in 1999 SAUL restaurant is steadfast in chef Saul Bolton’s goal to put the plate first, utilizing artisanal and seasonal ingredients to create fine food served in a casual and comfortable atmosphere. Ask for a round table and an almond tart…. 140 Smith Street www.saulrestaurant.com
  • Lunetta
    Chef & partner Adam Shepard embraces the Italian/Mediterranean region with a hearty market-driven menu of small-plates. Rich flavors abound in a porcini rubbed hanger steak with crispy potatoes & salsa verde, as well as in our parmasean gnoochi. We offer a wine friendly assortment of vegetables, cheeses, including homemade ricotta, and house-cured salumi. 116 Smith St www.lunetta-ny.com/brooklyn
  • Cubana Cafe
    Really fun atmosphere, splashed with bright paint, cozy tables, plants, decorative tiles and lighting and the cutest bar.
    272 Smith St (718) 858-3980
  • One Girl Cookies [inferno delicious]
    An artisanal bakery/cafe specializing in handmade baked goods including petite tea cookies, cupcakes, cakes, and whoopie pies! 68 Dean Street www.onegirlcookies.com/
  • Rime
    Before an opening or a performance at the Invisible Dog,  stop by to Rime and have a look. Probably one the best  men’s clothing store in the hood [lucien’s favorite!] 157 Smith St (between Bergen St & Wyckoff St) www.rimenyc.com