New York City Fonda 434 7th Avenue Always delicious contemporary Mexican in a casual atmosphere. Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store (photo above) 232 5th Avenue RED HOOK The Good Fork 391 Van Brunt Street Delicious farm to table American fare with an Asian accent. Home/made 293 Van Brunt Street Cleverly-edited urban general store with simply the best gifts. The store is such fun you don’t want to leave and has something for everyone and for every occasion! Quaint wine bar with snacks and grilled pizzas, brunch too. Poppy 217 5th Avenue Located in an old dining car, this is hands down my favorite spot for out of this world fare in Brooklyn. With a noreservations policy, put Amazing selection of women’s clothing and accessories with fresh and unique brands. 124 PEACHY WILLIAMSBURG Diner (photo right) 85 Broadway your name in and wander down the block for a cocktail at their sister restaurant, Marlow & Sons while you wait. With no menus, the server writes the small, daily-changing menu on the paper tablecloth. You cannot go wrong with anything on the menu at this simple but perfect establishment but the burger is always to die for. Egg 135 North 5th Street Best Southern brunch in Brooklyn with an amazing biscuit sandwich. Go early or be prepared to wait!