Tasty Treats

TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint This Sunday (09/07)

© David Katz

There’s a trillion great places to eat and drink in the area, but rarely enough time (or stomach space) to give everywhere a try. That’s why this Sunday’s Taste Williamsburg Greenpoint event is a splendid idea. Now in its 5th year, the East River State Park flavor extravaganza will host stalls from dozens of local restaurants, bars and makers all offering appetizer-sized tastes of their delicious wares.

Among the 50+ vendors you’ll find The Elm, Reynard, Extra Fancy, Maison Premiere and Brooklyn Winery, along with Greenpoint gems such as Bakeri, Ovenly, Dirck The Norseman, No Name Bar, and our all-time favorite ice cream makers Phin and Phebes. Continue reading

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The Polish Pastry Experience: Star Bakery & Deli

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Star Bakery, Nassau Ave

It’s week  three of  the Greenpointers Polish Pastry Experience—a behind-the-counter look into the traditional pastries that you can find in Greenpoint’s Polish bakeries.

Looking to try something new? Curious about what’s best? Every week, we ask the bakers themselves to tell you.

This week, Star Deli & Bakery recommends…their Makowiec (s.). These sweet treats cost $11 per whole roll, or around $5  per half roll (the exact price depending on the weight of the poppy filling that day). A whole roll can serve 10-12. Continue reading

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