The Castello Plan feels a bit like an old west saloon with a modern twist, which makes perfect for Ditmas Park, a neighborhood known for its Victorian-era homes (go on a nice day, when you can walk around a bit before or after you eat). Their brunch menu includes just 10 items, all done spectacularly -- especially the biscuits and gravy.Read More
Jacques Cortelyou, the 17th-century creator of Manhattan’s first map, called the Castello Plan, was also a real estate developer. He would be pleased with the attractive dining scene that has evolved along the street bearing his name. One of Cortelyou Road’s most appealing additions is this wine bar named after his famous survey.
Quirky and wonderful wines are paired with delicious small plates, cured meats and cheeses at this wine bar. Relax in the dark dining room, or on the side deck when warm weather returns, grazing until late at night.Read More