Come to The Ryerson with a date who you want to impress without looking like you’re trying too hard. This Southern comfort spot has a nice wooden bar and a backyard where you should drink a cocktail, fried chicken, and have a moment of silence for whoever invented string lights.
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Skinny Dennis is a honkey-tonk themed dive bar in Williamsburg where you can have a frozen coffee cocktail and catch some live music.
Happyfun Hideaway is a vaguely tropical-themed dive bar in Bushwick with inexpensive drinks and a backyard.
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Adá Supper Club
Adá Supper Club is a rotating delivery series featuring three-course meals from Black and female chefs focusing on foods of the African diaspora.
Chatman J Cakes
Chatman J Cakes is a bakery in the Bronx that specializes in cakes, zucchini bread, and pies with Southern influence.
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Chavela’s serves some very good Mexican food, and it’s also one of the most fun restaurants in Crown Heights for hanging out with a group.
D’Antan is an Italian spot in Crown Heights with more than 100 natural wines available by the glass.
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