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Discover New York City

Discover New York City is a guide to the local independent businesses that are the heart and soul of NYC. Support indie businesses!

I love the independent businesses in New York, they are the heart and soul of the city. In this section you will find bookstores, cafés, restaurants, arts & crafts markets and more. It's an ongoing project to list the best of indie New York so visit often to discover the real New York City. Note - I am not compensated for writing these reviews and I'm only writing about the places that I like. I have eaten in restaurants and had coffee in cafes that I had thought that I would write about.


Sweet Chick, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Sweet Chick is a soul food restaurant and they are really busy on the weekends for brunch! What is soul food? It's Southern style cuisine that includes macaroni and cheese, crab cakes, waffles and chicken, collard greens and cornbread to name a few items.

I had a fabulous meal there. The decor is rustic and the atmosphere is very lively. Sweet Chick also has a few other locations in the city. If you're in the mood for comfort food and you're in Williamsburg this is the place to go!

Sweet Chick, 164 Bedford Avenue at North 8th Street

Sweet Chick