A mecca for artists, creatives and foodies, Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood is a destination for nightlife, street art and, of course, dining.
Originally a farming community, the image of Bushwick you may know today is quite industrial. Indeed, dozens of factories were erected in the neighborhood during the 1850s and 1860s, attracting immigrant workers from Germany and then Italy. Artist communities began populating the neighborhood as early as the 1980s and soon after, ultra-hip art galleries, converted warehouse music venues and restaurants offering a range of global cuisines. Today, the tight-knit community is predominantly black and Latino, and although the neighborhood has been significantly gentrified, much like its neighbors Williamsburg and Greenpoint, there are still family businesses clinging to their soil despite rapidly rising gas prices. real estate.
Located between East Williamsburg, Bed-Stuy, Ridgewood, Queens and Cypress Hills, the area’s culinary breadth ranges from humble taquerias to well-regarded pizzerias. For whatever you’re currently craving, here are some of our favorite must-visit Bushwick restaurants.