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You can stumble across extraordinary food just about anywhere in Brooklyn, from a literal hole in the wall in Crown Heights, to a Walgreens parking lot in Mill Basin.And in Bushwick, your best bet is to try poking around into dive bars, where you’ll find Sichuan-inspired burgers and chicken wings cooked in a shack in the front yard of The Johnson’s and--just a short ways down Troutman Street--an array of Burmese noodle bowls, prepared...
Bushwick has a lot of little spots that you discover and wonder how you possibly lived without them. The Bodega, off the Jefferson Avenue stop on the L train, is precisely that kind of place. It's dark and cool, with flickering candles and small plates, best suited for reading a book, drinking a beer and picking at a bowl of salted almonds. The Bodega is a prime example of what a neighborhood haunt should...
The Bushwick food scene has been really blowing up these last few weeks. Between the fancy bagel shop, vegan bakery and the impeding Taste of Bushwick, there's no denying that the neighborhood is working overtime to put itself on the foodie map. Today, that legacy continues with The Diggs, a new late night food shack serving all the bad-for-you comfort food we could wish for. Via Bedford + Bowery: The Diggs is a newly-minted collaboration between the folks...
In any given week, we tend to write a lot of lists pointing you in the direction of bars and restaurants that'll be exactly right for a specific occasion, food hankering, liquor preference... essentially any excuse to talk about worthy local operations. But really, there aren't a lot of needs more specific than those of a person eating out alone, whether you're taking a mental break from work or family, or just don't happen...

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