Peaches Hothouse

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81 Good

High-class Dixie-style soul food at its best.

415 Tompkins Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11216


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The lowdown

The kitchen at this Bed-Stuy hot spot doles out a collection of the usual high-end rib-stickers: sweet slabs of cornbread that taste more like cake; fried green tomatoes dressed with sprigs of arugula, barbecue mayo, and thick strips of bacon; large, juicy shrimp covered in mild barbecue sauce over fried-grits cubes; and, blackened catfish with mayo- and chili-based Alabama Comeback sauce. Meanwhile, house cocktails that lean on bourbon, mashed blueberries, and sweet tea make for excellent chaser for the kitchen’s famous Nashville hot chicken with white bread and a spice coat so red it almost glows.

What you need to know

Recommended DishesHot fried chicken; fried green tomatoes; collard greens.

DrinksFull Bar