Cops and Law Clerks Plunder Expansive Eats in Downtown Brooklyn SouthLaw clerks, business people, cops, and hospital workers all earn their paychecks here, and downtown’s wealth of food options matches their diversity: comfy cafés, old-school pubs, stylish hot spots, and more share this micro-micro-neighborhood centered around the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Brooklyn Bridge Boulevard.
Become an Instant Expert on Brooklyn Dining; Mildly Impress Friends
It’s not that there aren’t good restaurants in Brooklyn — far from it! It’s just that they’re so spread out that getting to many of them feels less like grabbing a bite to eat than making a pilgrimage. But you can conveniently affirm your faith in the borough’s food tomorrow night at the annual Brooklyn Eats tasting event, which convenes over 40 restaurants and stores in the downtown Marriot. For $75 in advance, $95 at the door, this cross-section of Brooklyn becomes your own personal all-you-can-eat buffet. Check out the Soul Spot, a beacon on Atlantic Avenue; Bierkraft’s tremendous beer selection; Kush Cafe’s aromatic French-African cooking; and, because you surely don’t want to neglect dessert, the ethereal Sweet Melissa Patisserie.