PLAN DATE: SAT / NOV. 10
For when that thin-crust New York pizza just isn’t enough, Emmy Squared will get the job done. Made Detroit style, these robust rectangular pies keep the crust thick and crispy as a bed for lush amounts of toppings: pickled jalapeños and honey (Colony2), Calabrian chiles (the Ronnie), and homemade ranch (the Emmy), to name a few of our recommendations. And if you’re not in the mood for pizza, don’t stress— their burger, Le Big Matt, is one of the highest-rated in NYC.
After you’ve had your fill of sumptuous crust, cheese and sauce at Emmy Squared, decompress at The West, a laid-back little joint that’s both coffeehouse and cocktail bar. Nab a homey nook for the two of you, cozy in, and chase down that pizza with one of their twelve rotating craft beers, or do it Euro-style and order up a shot of their acclaimed espresso. Whatever your fancy, the dark wood floors, dim lights, and warm ambiance are just right for an after dinner chat-and-relax sesh with your one and only– and if you really need some space to stretch out after your meal, get a bit of fresh air on their cute outdoor patio.
Dinner, Drinks, Coffee
364 Grand Street, between Havemeyer Street and Marcy Avenue, Brooklyn
idk tip: If cheesy appetizers are your thing, try their famous crispy cheddar curds to get your fix.
The West Brooklyn
379 Union Avenue, Brooklyn
idk tip: If you feel like staying up, their nitro cold brew is all the rage; the cocktails here are known for being intricate, so don’t be surprised if you have to wait a bit for a sip.