New York City Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain 513 Henry Street This family owned business is a traditional soda fountain with a twist. Their motto is “fresh, friendly and local” and the desserts are to die for. And, they have over ten different kinds of ice cream floats! Buttermilk Channel 524 Court Street American bistro with the best buttermilk-batter fried chicken! Nightingale 9 345 Smith Street Delicious Vietnamese street food in a relaxed setting. Brooklyn Social 335 Smith Street Old school cocktail bar. By Brooklyn (photo right) 61 Smith Street All Brooklyn-made goods including jewelry, artisanal honey, toys and candles. COBBLE HILL Char No 4 (photo left) 196 Smith Street Order the killer pulled pork sandwich topped with kale slaw. Wash it down with one of their 150 kinds of Bourbon. La Vara 268 Clinton Street You can’t go wrong with any of the daily specials at this tapas style spot. The fried artichokes are divine! 120 PEACHY Lucali 575 Henry Street In my book, the best pizza in Brooklyn, period! BYOB and get there early to put your name in for the first seating at 6. Truly worth the wait! Clover Club 210 Smith Street Go here for well-made, classic cocktails with yummy snacks and a delicious brunch. Try the deviled eggs that come in four flavors. Voted best cocktail bar by many top publications over the years.