As I sat recently at a French bistro in my neighborhood, sharing a cheese plate and a bottle of wine with a friend, I surveyed the varied restaurants and boutiques lining the street, which has become a restaurant row in my area of Brooklyn. Our conversation soon turned to buzz about a possible new addition to the scene.McDonald’s. A rumor on one of the area’s restaurant blogs has the burger giant moving into a spot just blocks away. Perhaps not surprisingly, the response from trendy ...

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