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No. 4: Food for thought … Should we have salad, or a gooey cheese entree?

The salad's so fine at Amici on Metropolitan Avenue, with is the runner-up for the coolest lunch and dinner place in East Williamsburg. Photo by Lore Croghan

Eye On Real Estate: Ten Coolest Places In East Williamsburg

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The coolest lunch and dinner place in East Williamsburg is Grand Morelos, the Mexican restaurant at 727 Grand St.

The place is old-school, with red-leather booths, and it's open 24-7. Everybody speaks Spanish, but they're nice to you if you don't. The chile relleno, which is a green pepper filled stretchy cheese and served with sides of beans and rice, is muy sabroso.

The runner-up is Italian restaurant and cafe Amici, which opened at 622 Metropolitan Ave. in November. The chef hand-makes tomato and ricotta ravioli with butter and sage sauce. It's addictive.

The chile relleno at Grand Morelos is worth breaking your diet for. We all know it is never, ever going to be warm enough to wear a swimsuit, ever again. Photo by Lore Croghan

This ravioli is addictive. Photo by Lore Croghan

Grand Morelos is tucked in among Grand Street storefronts. Photo by  Lore Croghan

March 26, 2014 - 12:00pm


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