Join Greenpointers for a Rice Balls Class & Supper with Jen on Monday April 23rd, 2012 at 7pm at Paulie Gee’s (60 Greenpoint Ave). Learn how to make homemade arancini, which means little oranges, a delicious, traditional Sicilian specialty. After we fry up all the rice balls we can sit down and eat them all. Includes wine. Course includes all food and materials. (Vegetarian Friendly.) This is going to be ALOT of fun!
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We live in the best borough in the world! Instead of spending money on a plane ticket, we decided to take a much needed staycation in Brooklyn. Hotel Williamsburg was generous to sponsor Greenpointers for a two night stay, while we toured the area. We were tempted to lock ourselves in the hotel room and listen to records all weekend. The gigantic plush king size bed was a main attraction and we found ourselves making giant Xs and saying, “I miss you, where are you?” The window from the bedroom into the bathroom made urinating very interesting and the view of McCarren Park’s red tailed hawk pair was a score! We had an intinerary, not a very ambitious one. The beauty of the staycation is you don’t have to fit it all in because there is always next weekend.
Friday night we took the East River Ferry over to Dumbo for a nostalgic ride on Jane’s Carousel. There isn’t a better view of Brooklyn than from the ferry and there isn’t a better spot for an old timey carousel than under the Brooklyn Bridge, which is housed in a modern glass building. And $2 per ride makes this a great budget attraction. Continue reading →
Mike’s Hot Honey. Take note everyone. This new artisan condiment made locally is only a few months old, but it will be in your pantry for a lifetime. Trust me. It’s sold and featured on the Hell Boy pie at Paulie Gee’s Pizza on Greenpoint Avenue. Watch the founder, Mike Kurtz’s, compellingly funny story from food. curated. about his obsession with creating his secret spicy pepper infused honey. So good. Get a bottle now!
Paulie Gee’s plans to start serving brunch in a couple of week – Sunday April 17th to be exact – and Eat to Blog got a sneak peek AND a taste of the brunch menu. Check out the post for some pictures and ingredients you can expect to love.
Paulie Gee’s is also nominated in Metromix New York’s Best Of 2011 in the Pizza catergory. Greenpoint spot Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream has been nominated in Desserts. Quite a few Williamsburg joints made their various lists as well. The entire list of Metromix New York’s Best Of 2011 can be found here.
There is no question that pizza newcomer Paulie Gee is humbled by how well he’s been received by the locals here in Greenpoint. He truly puts a lot of love into his pies and food. curated. was able to capture all the passion and pizza making magic right here:
Hope you stop by to support Paulie and taste it for yourself!