Wednesday Food & Drink Round-Up


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Best Soup in Brooklyn?
Chowhound redgirl highly recommends the Italian wedding soup from Naidre's in Park Slope (384 Seventh Avenue, between 11th and 12th Streets). Anyone else have a nomination for the best bowl of soup in the borough?

Brooklyn's Beer Renaissance
The New York Times reports on Brooklyn's wave of successful breweries: "Sixpoint’s growth in the borough has been the most rapid. Its sales have doubled every year since it started in 2004 with a dozen customers. (It even contracts out some brewing to Greenpoint.) Some 300 bars and restaurants in New York now pour beers from the Sixpoint lineup: Sweet Action, Brownstone Ale, Righteous Rye."

Baby-Friendly Bars, Anyone?
Citysearch rounds up the best bars for folks who are toting tykes. This serves as a helpful guide for booze-craving mamas — and perhaps as a list of places-to-avoid-in-the-afternoon for those who believe that babies and beer just don't mix. Three Brooklyn bars — Floyd (131 Atlantic Avenue), Tea Lounge (837 Union Street), and Abilene (442 Court Street) — made the list.

After the jump: Local restaurant closings, where to watch the marathon, and an update on Smith Street's new vegetarian spot...

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