Brooklyn, NY – On September 22nd, TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint will offer a one day crash course in the delicious local fare that makes up over 40 of North Brooklyn’s best restaurants, bars and breweries. This 4th annual event will grace the streets, rain or shine, with sample tastes of your choice ($25 for 4 food tastes, and 2 drink tastes, $45 for 8 food tastes and 4 drink tastes), including special performances by New York Night Train DJ Jonathan Toubin and DJ Queen Majesty.
The third of Zeb Stewart aka Mr. Williamsburg’s impressive drinking and feeding hole portfolio, (think Union Pool and Hotel Delmano), Cafe Colette is the perfect mix of a polished yet informal aesthetic. The bistro, which adopts a mix of French inspired American cuisine, combines painted floors with cement tables and brightly colored walls adorned with quirky black and white photographs, to create a space that feels equally appropriate for lunch, brunch, dinner or drinks.
Weekend brunch is something to look forward to year around. As it gets closer to summer and people start opting to eat outside, there’s nothing quite like starting off your Saturday at 1 p.m, sitting in the sun with mimosa in hand and waiting for your favorite breakfast/lunch meal. Now that restaurant sidewalks, gardens and patios are coming alive with tables, it’s the perfect time to explore what NYC has to offer in the way of amazing brunch spots.
When it comes to finding a single neighborhood with an insane amount of restaurants and brunch menus— Williamsburg is hard to beat. Known for its young crowd and vibrant nightlife scene, Williamsburg has a lot to offer during the day too. So if you find yourself getting off the L train at the Bedford or Lorimer stops, here are five great restaurants that are sure to satisfy your weekend brunch craving.