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Vegetarian Sicilian At Joe’s Of Avenue U

Joe’s of Avenue U is a Brooklyn institution, though it’s not one that you hear a lot about. For decades they’ve been putting out the kind of old-school Italian American food that you don’t see much anymore, with a selection … Continue reading

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Italian-American Classics At Sam’s

Stranded by the MTA on a weekday evening in Downtown Brooklyn I decided to walk part of the way home, rather than face an interminable wait underground. My walk took me to Atlantic Avenue, and then up Court St into … Continue reading

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Lea’s Outdoor Italian Market

A few years ago I wrote about the good-but-not-great pizza at Lea in Ditmas Park. A few weekends ago I walked past Lea on my way to the Cortelyou Farmer’s Market and spotted some tables set up on the side … Continue reading

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Old School Sicilian At Ferdinando’s Focacceria

For some reason I expected Ferdinando’s Focacceria, an old school Sicilian joint hidden away near the Columbia Street Waterfront, to be empty when I went for a weekday lunch. It was packed, however, both with regulars and first-timers like me. … Continue reading

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