We were happy to hear that Pies 'n' Thighs in Williamsburg recently beefed up their breakfast, now serving a good dozen morningtime options. They've kept the prices low—refreshingly low, really, with nothing cracking $10. And unless you're there for the brunchtime crowds (in which case, have at it), it's the weekday breakfast that we'd point you to.
Pies 'n' Thighs
[Photographs: Nick Solares] Pies 'n' Thighs 166 S. 4th Street, Brooklyn NY 11211; map); 347-529-6090; piesnthighs.tumblr.com Cooking Method: Griddled Short Order: Grass fed, griddle seared beef is served on wonderful white buns—a classic example of a hamburger Want Fries...
Williamsburg is a party neighborhood to be sure, but also more of dining out destination every day. So when it gets late and you're feeling hungry after a drink or two, you don't need to sacrifice good taste to fill your belly.
Wildly popular Williamsburg restaurant St. Anselm gets legendary waits for a reason, but that doesn't help you when you come by for dinner and are quoted a two hour wait for your table. So where should you go instead? Here are some lower-key restaurant alternatives and bars to tide you over while you wait.