Category Archives: restaurant review

Hammer that Claw

This past Saturday we attended the first annual NYC Hammer and Claw Blue Crab Feast. The feast is hosted by a native Maryland-er, Joshua Morgan, who also owns NY’s only Maryland inspired restaurant, Choptank.  It’s basically exactly what it sounds … Continue reading

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Defonte’s Sandwich Shop

You know that great sandwich shop way out in Brooklyn somewhere, that only teamsters know about and won’t let the secret out?  Our guess is that it’s Defonte’s.  A half sandwich will buy you a foot long beast packed with … Continue reading

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Calexico

Calexico, located on Union Street in the old Schnack location, has got to be one of the best Mexican joints in the city.  Originally a food cart on Wooster & Price Streets, Calexico has expanded its operations and now has … Continue reading

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B. Cafe

If ever you’re dying for a Belgian fix, and you live in NYC, B Cafe is your answer.  Full of all things Belgian, the brews are lovely and the food is, too. They have a huge selection of Belgian beers, … Continue reading

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The Red Hook Food Vendors

One of the very best things about living in Red Hook, though there are many, are the Red Hook Food Vendors.  Since 1974 they have been gracing the Red Hook Soccer Fields with truck food from all over Latin America, … Continue reading

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Red Hook Lobster Pound

Red Hook has undergone a lot of changes in the last few years.  We have a joke about the neighborhood restaurants: that it’s great to live in Red Hook because each summer we get a whole new batch to choose … Continue reading

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Grimaldi’s Pizzaria

Grimaldi’s: where you’d rather stand in a log-assed line than hit up the empty pizza place around the corner.  In fact, there is a sign up on the corner with an arrow saying “Pizza this way” and pointing away from … Continue reading

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