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Faro

436 Jefferson St. (Wyckoff Ave.) Send to Phone
718-381-8201
An oasis of farm-friendly fare in Bushwick.
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Faro, Brooklyn, NY

Faro Restaurant Review

: Just off the Jefferson L train stop, on a quiet and otherwise industrial street, lies a cavernous dining room replete with skylights and just enough steel and concrete to remind you that, yes, you're in Brooklyn. While the competent wine list, which reads like something of a greatest hits, will please many (Malbec from Argentina, a Portuguese vinho verde), the cocktails are standouts. Nuanced and inventive, the Cameron's Kick blends Jameson, lemon and orgeat. The sparseness of the room asks you to pay attention to the food, however, and you should. Grains are locally sourced and hand-milled to make the house bread (worth the money and served with butter topped with buttermilk) and pastas. A kitchen centerpiece, the gigantic oven produces tender fire-roasted beets. Among the pastas, try the bucatini over a broth with chicken confit, and the green chickpea gnudi, filled with soft ricotta atop a tangy yogurt labneh. Desserts change nightly, but if you're lucky they'll have panna cotta with cornbread crumbles.

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