Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?
A delicious spot for a bevy of Middle Eastern cuisine tucked away in Bay Ridge, spicy gems like Le Sajj are why Brooklyn’s keeping its MOJO going. “The best Middle Eastern restaurant is out in Bay Ridge Brooklyn at a place called Le Sajj. It’s the best Middle Eastern restaurant.” – Adam Glassman (Creative Director, O [...]
The Pizza Wagon is a staple in Bay Ridge for it’s no frills, square slices. It’s a popular spot for a late night slice, an easy lunch, or an afternoon snack. Locals swear by it as one of the best slices in the borough – and insist that it is true, authentic New York pizza at its finest.
This Bay Ridge outpost has just about every confectionary sweet you can think of, but are definitely more known for their pies and cupcakes. They offer four seasonal cupcake flavors every month, all with fresh ingredients; the pies baked from scratch and made to order if you’ve gotta have a whole one to yourself. www.robicellis.com
This tiny, authentic Greek bakery is a well-kept secret in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Established in 1973, the bakery – known for its Greek cookies and delicious Cheese and Spinach pies – is a staple in the neighborhood. A little tip: Place an order in advance, as they often run out.