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  1. the dish
    A Nice Pastrami Sandwich for Noshers Not FressersShalom Japan’s excellent new Wagyu pastrami sando is like Katz’s meets (a Tokyo) 7-Eleven.
  2. closings
    Williamsburg’s Walter Foods Is Closing After 11 YearsThe owners plan to hold on to the space for a new project due this fall.
  3. openings
    New York’s First Yerba Mate Bar Will Open in BrooklynA trio of women will debut Porteñas this weekend.
  4. restaurant review
    Missy Robbins’s Misi Is Hit-and-MissBy restricting her menu to a lean framework of vegetables and pastas, has she stripped down Italian cuisine too much for jaded New York palates?
  5. business concerns
    The Subway’s ‘L-pocalypse’ Is Nigh — Are Brooklyn’s Restaurants Ready?As a vital transit option closes, owners of some of Brooklyn’s most popular restaurants are wondering what their new normal will be like.
  6. openings
    Bar Beau Debuts in Williamsburg With Drinks Inspired by the Pacific NorthwestSmall plates include warm udon with shiso pesto and Grana Padano.
  7. taste test
    Is the Pizza at the New Di Fara As Good As the Iconic Original?A rigorous taste test.
  8. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in WilliamsburgTwenty-three wonderful spots off the L train.
  9. closings
    In Loving Memory of Saltie, a Sandwich Shop That Never Got StaleLong past the point where other operators might have started phoning it in, Saltie maintained a consistent level of quality and continued to innovate.
  10. closings
    Williamsburg Favorite Saltie Will Close at the End of the MonthThe eight-year-old sandwich shop announced its closing today.
  11. original video
    Check Out the View at New York’s Best Rooftop BarLearn why Westlight, on the 22nd floor of the William Vale hotel in Williamsburg, is New York’s top pick.
  12. legal woes
    Brooklyn Restaurant Takes a Stand Against Landlord Jared KushnerIt’s probably the least of his legal problems.
  13. Check Out the View at New York’s Best Rooftop BarLearn why Westlight, on the 22nd floor of the William Vale hotel in Williamsburg, is New York’s top pick.
  14. openings
    Why Did New York’s Most Innovative Chef Swap Fine Dining for Doughnuts?At Du’s Donuts and Coffee, a modernist chef is focusing all of his creative energy on doughnuts that are both familiar and totally new.
  15. the dish
    Llama Inn’s Rabbit Potpie Is a Triumph of Fusion Comfort FoodAn ají de gallina–style stew of rabbit-leg meat, turnips, Swiss chard, rutabaga, and toasted walnuts topped with a crisp pastry lid.
  16. news you can booze
    Brooklyn Brewery Won’t Be Moving to the Navy Yard After AllBut staying put in Williamsburg means abandoning plans for its “truly massive beer garden.”
  17. openings
    Northern Spy Food Co.’s Talented Chef Has Landed in WilliamsburgAll Hands is seafood-centric.
  18. openings
    Introducing the ‘Sophia Loren,’ New York’s Most Elegant New SundaeThe dessert is just one thing you’ll be able to get at Andrew Carmellini’s restaurant Leuca.
  19. openings
    The Sussman Brothers Put Down Roots With Samesa, a Shawarma Shop in WilliamsburgThe casual spot includes both a takeout market area and a place to sit and eat hot sandwiches.
  20. openings
    First Look at Williamsburg’s Latest Restaurant-Cocktail Bar-Coffee Bar-MarketSunday in Brooklyn will cater to the neighborhood’s every need (including fermented celtuce).
  21. There’s a Japanese-Style Fish Market Now Open in WilliamsburgOsakana, from the much-loved Okonomi team.
  22. the chain gang
    Hundreds of People Lined Up for the Williamsburg Whole Foods Grand OpeningThe chain opened its first location in the neighborhood this morning.
  23. interviews
    A Celebrated Chef Explains Why It’s So Hard to Open a Restaurant in New YorkFredrik Berselius has worked to reopen Aska for over two years.
  24. openings
    Acclaimed Restaurant Aska Is Set to Reopen in WilliamsburgThe Nordic restaurant will have 12- to 15-course tasting menus, a downstairs bar, and a large garden.
  25. The Chain Gang
    The Williamsburg Whole Foods Will Open on July 26With breads from Roberta’s, skewered lobster tails from Luke’s Lobster, and lots of pricey produce, of course.
  26. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Dance Club in New YorkWhere to dance yourself clean every night of the week.
  27. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Bar in WilliamsburgWhere to grab a drink the next time you find yourself in Brooklyn’s hippest neighborhood.
  28. Interviews
    How the Co-founder of Noma Is Building His Legacy in New York“New York doesn’t embrace chefs who come here without going all in,” says Claus Meyer.
  29. Openings
    First Look at Barano in WilliamsburgAlbert Di Meglio returns to his Southern Italian roots.
  30. Openings
    Rider Opens at National Sawdust in WilliamsburgRider opens Monday for drinks and dinner.
  31. For the Love of Carbs
    A Noma Founder Wants to Help You Make Better BreadMeyers Bageri is giving away free sourdough starters on weekends.
  32. Coming Soon
    Brooklyn Will Get Its Own Breaking Bad Coffee Shop This Year” … This isn’t a theme park, but a unique coffee shop with just hints of the TV show.”
  33. Pop-Ups
    A Noma Founder Has Opened a Bakery Pop-up in WilliamsburgOn Saturdays, Claus Meyer makes rugbrød, Danishes, and cinnamon buns.
  34. Relocating
    Pizza Hot Spot Emily’s Square-Pie Spinoff Will Open in WilliamsburgA legal dispute with the landlord of the Clinton Hill location forced them to relocate Emmy Squared.
  35. Coming Soon
    Andrew Carmellini’s Next Restaurant Will Be in WilliamsburgHe’ll oversee food operations at the William Vale Hotel.
  36. Closings
    The Living Room’s Closing — for Good This TimeThe music venue relocated to Williamsburg in 2014.
  37. Openings
    Williamsburg’s Llama Inn Offers a Contemporary Take on Peruvian FoodFrom a former Eleven Madison Park sous-chef.
  38. Coming Soon
    A Mini Version of the Museum of Food and Drink Will Open on October 28The first exhibition is called “Flavor: Making It and Faking It.”
  39. Openings
    There Will Be Free Scoops at Van Leeuwen’s Brand-New Williamsburg StoreThe flagship is now open on Wythe Avenue.
  40. Openings
    Davey’s Ice Cream Opens in Williamsburg Tomorrow, With a Brand-new FlavorWhopcorn: buttered popcorn that’s steeped in a sweet-cream base and has Whoppers folded into it.
  41. Shopping Central
    Williamsburg Is About to Get Its Very Own Trader Joe’sThe store will be open just blocks away from the forthcoming Whole Foods.
  42. Openings
    Williamsburg’s Oleanders Seeks to Revive the Vintage Fern-Bar ConceptThe restaurant will start serving pasta primavera and Long Island Iced Tea on Friday.
  43. Coming Soon
    Another Prized NYC Pizza Joint Is Expanding to BrooklynJoe’s is coming to Williamsburg.
  44. Coming Soon
    Critical Darling Fredrik Berselius Is Finally Opening an Aska Follow-UpHis new restaurant will be located in south Williamsburg.
  45. Chef Shuffle
    The Williamsburg Hotel Has Plucked a Vetri Alum to Run Its KitchenHiring Adam Leonti is quite a coup.
  46. Openings
    LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy Will Open His Own Brooklyn Wine BarIt’s going to be called the Four Horsemen and it’s scheduled to open in a couple of weeks.
  47. Openings
    First Look at MP Taverna Williamsburg, Opening in Mid-MayShareable dishes like grilled calamari with cauliflower and chickpeas and pasta with stewed goat and red wine showcase chef Michael Psilakis’s modern-Greek style.
  48. Killjoys
    HBO Forced a Bar to Shut Down Its Game of Thrones Viewing Party“They said that it’s not allowed to be shown in a public setting.”
  49. Coming Soon
    Introducing Von Kava, the Smorgasburg Stand That Will Specialize in $15,Chef Jonathan Kava will finally bring a bit of civilized fine dining to Williamsburg’s gravel-strewn feedlot.
  50. Coming Soon
    That Brooklyn Hot-Sauce Emporium Surpassed Its Kickstarter Goal — and ItIt raised $26,817 from 360 backers.
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