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Looking for Polish Food Tour

Karczma has a fantastic, tangy white borscht served in a bread bowl. The borscht comes with 1/2 a boiled egg and some hunks of kielbasa on top. AND you get a side of mashed potatoes with bacon chunks for further garnishing. I believe it will run you only $3.50. The pickle soup is also recommended.

136 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

Mar 06, 2012
skowl in Outer Boroughs

anything near Jacob Riis beach??

We stop at Brennan and Carr's on the way home for roast beef sandwiches. Go up Flatbush, and take a left on Ave U through Marine Park and it will be on your left. Get it dipped. YUM!

Brennan & Carr
3432 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11229

Jul 12, 2011
skowl in Outer Boroughs

Any recommendations for delivery to NY Downtown Hospital, post-partum?

thank you - I haven't used either of those services before and they will help!

Dec 03, 2009
skowl in Manhattan

Any recommendations for delivery to NY Downtown Hospital, post-partum?

Can anyone recommend a few Chinatown restaurants that will deliver to a patient at NY Downtown Hospital (on Gold between Beekman/Spruce). Thinking Vietnamese, dumplings, hand-pulled noodle soups, or pork buns?

I'm guessing most Chinatown restaurants would deliver to a hospital location, but if anyone has specific recommendations or experience, would love to hear them. I'm sure I'm going to be starving after delivering. Maybe it will be motivation for a speedy delivery! TIA.

Nov 29, 2009
skowl in Manhattan

New Polish Restaurant in Brooklyn

I've lived in Greenpoint for 8 years, and this has become my new favorite Polish place. White borscht in a bread bowl with bacon for garnish is excellent, and the polish platter is better than the food my polish Kowalcyzk-named aunts used to make. Farmhouse decor, friendly staff in traditional Polish dress and an entertaining Polish soundtrack round it out. Recommended.

Mar 20, 2008
skowl in Outer Boroughs

Williamsburg Brooklyn Best Pizza Pie?

Brick Oven Gallery on Havemeyer between N 7th and N 8th. The fresh pastas and to-die-for thin crust pizzas cooked in a 112 year-old brick oven aren't fancy, but always just about perfect. The place is classic Brooklyn with a friendly staff and a garden out back.

The Tartufo Bianco pie (goat cheese, mushrooms and truffle oil) along with the enormous fresh arugula salad is one of my all-time favorite meals.

Fornino is good, but Brick Oven is hands down the best in the neighborhood.

Oct 01, 2006
skowl in Outer Boroughs