Blue Ribbon Brooklyn
An eclectic menu, a tantalizing raw bar, and as close to a Manhattan vibe as the Slope gets.
280 Fifth ave., nr. 1st St., Park Slope; 718-840-0404
Dinner for two: six sliders, mac ’n’ cheese with kielbasa, fries, onion rings, warm banana-chocolate bread pudding, and cola or beer.
122 union St., nr. Columbia St., Carroll Gardens; 718-855-2879
Seasonal French-American fare; an intriguing, affordable wine list; and a focus on local purveyors.
246 Dekalb Ave., nr. Vanderbilt ave., Fort Greene; 718-789-2778
A mom-and-pop shop with a serious Slow Food–inspired kitchen.
501 11th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Park Slope; 718-768-2044