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where to buy mini cupcakes in brooklyn?

One Girl Cookies has tiny cookies, so I think they would also have mini cupcakes. They are in Boerum/Cobble Hill, on Dean off Smith.

Aug 20, 2008
penelope_5 in Outer Boroughs

Strawberry Shortcake (Tough luck finding it!!!)

I hate to say this, but Whole Foods has strawberry shortcake in their prepared foods dessert refrigerated case.

Aug 17, 2008
penelope_5 in Manhattan

Going for Pizza tonight- Lucali or Grimaldis and why??

Lucali's. The pizza is much better, the service is nicer, and the quality of the pie is consistently delicious. The last two times I was at Grimaldi's, the service was terrible and rude, and the pizza was poorly done. They used to be great, but I think their success killed it. The seating is also way too cramped at Grimaldi's.

The largest table at Lucali's seats 6. It's BYOB and there's a bodega on the corner. At 7:30, you'll have to wait in line, but at least there's a bench outside.

Aug 15, 2008
penelope_5 in Outer Boroughs

Building on Bond?

I just went this morning! It's very nice on the inside, butcher block counters, lots of seating, kind of a unfinished raw wood feeling. They serve coffee and pastries in the morning, and the chalkboard sign out front says cocktails and light snacks in the evening. Supposed to be open from 7 AM to 1 AM. A small coffee is $2, and it's pretty good.

When I went, it was nicely busy. There a few people sitting at the counter bar, reading a paper, and about 6 sitting at the tables and chatting. The chatter is kind of loud, I think they should have music on in the morning. It looks like a nice place to meet a friend for coffee, but I don't know if it's a "bring my laptop and work" kind of a place. There seems to be something going on in the shop next door, but it seems like a work in progress.

Really great and USEFUL addition to the neighborhood though, I'm just glad it's not another antique/furniture/green clothing shop.

Aug 14, 2008
penelope_5 in Outer Boroughs