Fritzl's Lunch Box is a chef-magnet because of Dan Ross-Leutwyler's surefire kitchen talent and the connections he made while working at maverick restaurants like Fatty 'Cue, The Breslin, Resto, Vinegar Hill House and Roberta's.
Bushwick's first bar and shop devoted solely to craft beer, The Sampler stocks more than 300 different brews for the microbrew connoisseur and weekend sipper alike, as well as a snack menu of locally produced treats like jerky, potato chips and pickles.
Study Google maps before setting out for Houdini Kitchen Laboratory since this is a largely unexplored, industrial area of Ridgewood and the restaurant looks like a brick warehouse with no helpful signage.
Faro means "lighthouse" in Italian, and chef/co-owner Kevin Adey's aim is to make the restaurant a beacon for those seeking healthful, locally sourced produce and meats from Animal Welfare Approved heritage breed animals.
A traditional barbershop infused with a shot of ’70s car, motorcycle, lowrider, skateboarding and BMX culture, The Stepping Razor offers men’s haircuts, hot-towel shaves and beard trims, all with a heavy dose of outlaw culture style—and at prices much lower than many other stylish Brooklyn barbershops.
With its internationally renowned DJs and visual artists, including Ann Foxman, Marcos Cabral, Blondes and Samantha Vacation, this thumping, 1,900-square-foot club is like taking a tropical vacation smack in the middle of thriving Bushwick.