Roberta’s, the popular Bushwick pizzeria/farm/radio station opened an exclusive 12-seat “tasting room” last summer. But just how exclusive is Blanca? It’s so exclusive that New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells and New York magazine’s Adam Platt both began their reviews this week by explaining just how very, very hard it is to get one of the 12 seats. Read More
Food for Thought
Really, every character in Girls has an identity essentially defined by their relationship to dick. Hanna: gets abused by dick. French girl: gets pregnant by dick. Marnie: doesn’t want to see her man’s dick. Uptight Jewy girl: desperately seeking dick (come on, her name is SHOSHANNA SHAPIRO).
The Observer headed downtown Monday to sample some treats from the World Financial Center’s new food truck court. The four-wheeled eateries showed up on Friday, and the mobile food market brings fresh, high-quality lunch fare to the community of Battery Park City.
Just be forewarned: there will be obstacles separating you from achieving that happy Buddha belly. A barrage of yuppies and tourists (a rather dangerous combination) will attempt to frustrate and delay you, so remember to stay focused, and agile. The Observer was nearly taken out by a suited-up-stockbroker.“Is he serious? That’s gonna be a ridiculously impossible trade!” he yelled into his cell phone while his flailing arm came inches away from close-lining me. Read More
Locally grown produce is not what one typically associates with the Atlantic Avenue subway station—the mall food court upstairs is anything but, and the victuals across the street at the Brooklyn Flea is really just fast food for hipsters. Crack pie, anyone?
However, a new photography exhibit by Brooklyn-based photographer Valery Rizzo on display now until December 2012, will decorate the subway walls with vibrant images of mouthwatering legumes, radishes and cucumbers, likely to inspire guilt about Shake Shake cravings and understocked refrigerators. Read More