Dinner and Drinks at 9 Bushwick Restaurants The Michelin Guide Forgot

Photo via Flickr/Yelp
Photo via Flickr/Yelp


What to Order: Duck meatball sandwich, Penicillin cocktail
Another place that tends to be a staple in the late-night bar hopping rotation, but works as a worthwhile food destination in its own right if you just show up a few hours earlier. Their kale salad gets a lot of deserved attention (and is the right call if you’re going back out and don’t want to weigh yourself down), but in the current cold snap, there’s not much that sounds better than fatty duck meatballs and a cocktail that uses ultra-smoky Laphroig as its base.

25 Bogart St.

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  1. See, I was really excited to try Mama Joy’s about two weeks ago, but when I called to make a reservation someone told me that they had to scale back to just serving bar type food, because the restaurant style dining cost them too much money. Now I don’t know if I really want to try it. I was excited about having a nice dining experience there, even though they still have the sit down tables, the new menu has turned me off a little


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