Posts Tagged ‘food’

IN THE HOOD: CANDELARIA BAR + TAQUERIA

As the OAK Brooklyn crew arrives in Paris, we hit up Candelaria to grab some drinks with some long time friends. Walking through the taqueria, you arrive in the bar and are welcome with a speakeasy […]

IN THE HOOD: PETER PAN DONUTS

Photographs by Jennifer Orlowski One of the best parts about OAK being based in Brooklyn is that we’re right down the street from Peter Pan Donuts. It’s ranked high among the best bakeries in the […]

IN THE HOOD: LOBSTER JOINT

The only thing better than Lobster Joint‘s food is that they have three different locations in the NYC area. There’s one in Greenpoint, BK with a giant backyard, one at Rockaway Beach for day-trips out […]

IN THE HOOD: BURGER WEEK AT RUBY’S CAFE

Yes, it’s actually burger week in NYC, and while some New Yorkers are buying tickets for official burger week burger feasts and burger crawls, we’re going rogue and taking you to one of our favorite […]

IN THE HOOD: CROWN HEIGHTS – THE CLASSON SOCIAL CLUB

Words by Miguel Pena Photographs by Jacob Sousa Newly opened by restaurateur Albano Ballerini and musician Francesco Pini, The Classon Social Club aims to bring an old-school jazz atmosphere to the cozy Crown Heights neighborhood. […]

IN THE HOOD: GREENPOINT – RIVER STYX

One of our favorite parts about Greenpoint is that a lot of the attractions are off the beaten path. Those familiar with the neighborhood know that while some of the best restaurants and bars aren’t […]

IN THE HOOD: GREENPOINT – CHARLOTTE PATISSERIE

One of our favorite morning stops is Charlotte Patisserie, right down the block from the OAK 55 Nassau store. A go-to for coffee, macarons, croissants, and other delicious treats, the French pastry shop will soon […]

IN THE HOOD: SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG – SHALOM JAPAN

At Shalom Japan, chefs Aaron Israel and Sawako Okochi serve up a fantastic menu – a mixture of traditional foods from their respective Jewish and Japanese backgrounds – to create a unique take on New […]

IN THE HOOD: SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG – OTB

It happened to be a “Movie Monday” when we stopped into OTB last night, meaning the regular menu was pared down to $1 oysters and some of the best fried chicken we’ve had in Brooklyn. […]

IN THE HOOD: SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG – BEDFORD BAKING STUDIO

Words and Photographs by Jennifer Orlowski Bedford Baking Studio, is a daily ritual and warm escape for every customer they serve (especially on freezing cold days like today). From the shop as cozy as your […]

IN THE HOOD – SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG: BIA 67

For some reason it’s pretty difficult to find good pho in the right ambiance in Brooklyn. Luckily, we stumbled across Bia 67 on South 6th Street (right under the Williamsburg Bridge). What: Bia 67. Good […]

IN THE HOOD – LOWER EAST SIDE: SEL RROSE

Last night we stopped into the recently opened Sel Rrose at 1 Delancey street (Delancey and Bowery) in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Named after the female alter ego of artist Marcel Duchamp and with decaying […]

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