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Join long lines of loyal locals starting at 5:30 p.m. outside the tiny, Venetian-style resto (reservations not accepted). Seats are filled by 6 on the dot for house-made pastas like malfatti (Swiss chard and ricotta dumplings with brown butter and sage), risotto, seasonal salads, and braised rabbit with black olives and creamy polenta.
Al di La Trattoria, 248 Fifth Avenue, at Carroll Street, Park Slope (718-783-4565 or aldilatrattoria.com).
Stuck in a what-to-bring-for-lunch rut? We snagged a sneak peek at recipes from an upcoming vegan cookbook.