271 Smith St., nr. Degraw St., Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn; 718-243-0049
A seasonally fixated kitchen and a good alternative to the Zagat-crazed Grocery across the street.
2. Blue Hill
75 Washington Pl., nr. Washington Sq. W.; 212-539-1776
This sophisticated, unfussy Village restaurant occasionally schedules special dinners around local ingredients.
403 E. 12th St., at First Ave.; 646-602-1300
The menu’s infused with chef Marco Canora’s Italian heritage and inspired by local produce. Partner Paul Grieco’s wine list is equally, outstandingly seasonal, and desserts are unadulterated comfort.
70 Prince St., at Crosby St.; 212-219-8570
An urban-rustic charm that goes perfectly with the Mediterranean-inspired, hyperseasonal menu.
295 Flatbush Ave., nr. Prospect Pl., Prospect Heights, Brooklyn; 718-230-0221
Pizza might be the medium, but a Chez Panissean passion for local agriculture and a deep-seated artisanal bent are the message.