This Saturday, neighborhood social event coordinators Ridgewood Meetupwill host the first-ever Ridgewood Bar Crawl. The event kicks off at Cozy Corner Tavern, a dive bar that touts its outstanding cheesesteak ($5.95). The full 10-bar lineup is below, and you can RSVP on Facebook. We’re not terribly familiar with bars in the ‘wood, so we chatted with Sarah Feldman, Ridgewood Meetup’s founder, about the crawl. She plans on trying the famed cheeseteak, so we’re eager to see if its deliciousness holds up even at the first stop of the night, pre–extreme drunkenness. Continue reading →
Every once in awhile we’ll feature a Ridgewood resident and get his or her take on the neighborhood’s best spots to eat, shop, and hang out. Our first neighbor is Emily, a newcomer to the ‘wood who knows her way around Fresh Pond. Hello, Emily!
Tell us about yourself! I am a grad student at Hunter College’s School of Education and also waitress at Morimoto, an upscale Japanese restaurant in the Meatpacking/Chelsea area.
Ridgefood neighbor Emily
How long have you lived in Ridgewood? Since May 2012
Where do you live? On Linden Street at Fresh Pond Road
Food spot no one knows about? Stanley’s Pierogion Metropolitan and Arnold Ave — right by Grover Cleveland High School. The potato and cheese ones are my favorite but they have other typical varieties (and blueberry) which are made fresh on the premises daily. Continue reading →