We’ve told you where to ride your bike (or Citi Bike) in Greenpoint. Now we’re going on a tour of Bed-Stuy, a neighborhood quietly overflowing with great food, coffee, drinks and dessert (R.I.P. SCRATCHbread, though). Start the day with coffee, grab a hearty meal, eat a delicious cupcake, and then go out for drinks and dancing—all without swiping your Metrocard once.
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They’re brewing Counter Culture coffee at this Bedford Avenue spot, where you can also grab a chia pudding, avocado toast or frittata for all-day breakfast. The lunch menu is also on point, with a grain bowl, smoked carrot sandwich and refreshing salad. It’s the perfect place to fuel up for a day of biking and eating.
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If you’re going meatless and dairy-free, the best food in the neighborhood is at Toad Style. Grab a mushroom bánh mì or barbecue pulled jackfruit sandwich and feel good about it: Everything is made in-house aside from the bread, including a selection of great nut cheeses used in their grilled cheese and eggplant parm.
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When pizza is what you’re after, you can’t beat Speedy Romeo, where they make the mozzarella and ricotta in house. From a grilled artichoke appetizer through the marinara pie that comes with anchovy to a cheeseburger, they can satisfy any craving you’ve worked up while riding around town.
You need dessert, so stop by Clementine Bakery for a raspberry-lavender cupcake or cinnamon roll that’s totally vegan and organic. If you’re traveling with a dog, they’ve also got treats for your pooch.
This Bed-Stuy bar and music venue just celebrated its first anniversary, but it feels like a place that’s been around for ages. With its warm staff, fun house cocktails and welcoming parties (go for their ‘80s/’90s party Everybody, Everybody and iBomba), this is always a great place to end your day.