Char No. 4 Is Not Kosher

A new Brooklyn spot specializes in all the delicious things that can kill you

But really, in the end, although it's obvious that Matt Greco can cook, you're here for pork fat and whiskey, which is really what we need more of in a Depression. Speaking of money, although the whiskeys are a dollar or two more than you'd spend elsewhere, the food is, on the whole, fairly priced (main courses average $18; sandwiches average $12).

Ham and ecstasy
Kristin Laughter
Ham and ecstasy

Location Info


Char No. 4

196 Smith St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Category: Restaurant > New American

Region: Cobble Hill


Char No. 4
196 Smith Street, Brooklyn 718-643-2106

If you've reached dessert and the meal hasn't induced a coronary, don't get all virtuous on me: Go for the butter-pecan ice cream slugged with bourbon. The amber pool at the bottom of the bowl starts out very sharp and boozy, but as the ice cream melts, the drippings pool into the bourbon, rendering it one of the most out-and-out delicious desserts in Brooklyn.

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