Discover the delicious mom-and-pop shops and restaurants of Brooklyn to experience how food is the engine of our local ecosystem.
Brooklyn’s Smith and Court Streets and surrounding neighborhoods have a vibrant mix of small, locally-owned, and artisanal food shops unlike almost any other community in America. On this Brooklyn food tour, you find out how these unique spots came to be, and with a local guide, you discover just what it is that makes them special.
You’ll explore Italian and Middle Eastern shops that have long been the staple of the neighborhood, and discover the growing scene of cafes and restaurants specializing in New American cuisine. While you enjoy their delicacies, you’ll learn about the neighborhood’s rich history and changing character from the local business owners and residents themselves.