Pizzaiolo Edoardo Mantelli twirls the dough at this charming pizzeria and trattoria. Classic Neapolitan pies, pastas and fresh market salads are the draw—choose from nine simple versions, including marinara, Margherita, prosciutto and funghi. The diminutive white-painted spot features a wood-burning brick oven, shelves lined with glass bottles and an outdoor garden. It's been a mainstay in the neighborhood for good reason.
Bed-Stuy is not a neighborhood to overlook when the conversation turns to great dining options in Brooklyn. Whether it’s a Cubano or bowl of ramen, this area offers a wide-range of restaurants, bars and cafés that caters to all tastes. We’ve found mom-and-pop spots that have become favorites (Maya Congee Cafe is a must), and favorites that locals have pointed us to every time. Here’s where to go: