TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is an event food lovers look forward to every year. What could be more inviting than to sample food and drink from over 50 local restaurants, bake shops, wineries, breweries and soft drink makers on the banks of the East River State Park?
Making fun of Chinese food has been a favorite American pastime since the dawn of time. For many decades, the running Chinese food joke was, “Am I eating dog, cat, or pork?” Then, in the health-conscious 80s (the Jane Fonda workout video era), the battle cry was changed to “Why is Chinese food so greasy?’ Really? As compared to what? Duck confit? French fries? ….
Osteria il Paiolo 106 North 6th St. (Berry & Wythe) (718) 218-7080 Open 7 days a week By Mary Yeung A white tablecloth restaurant in the heart of Williamsburg. That is so rare. But chef and owner Alex Palumbo wishes to give his customers an elegant dining experience, although he is aware that this white more…
To be clear, this is a lobster “joint” not a “shack.” There are no dime store fish nets, colorful buoys, or sticky old ketchup stains permanently left on weathered picnic table, but instead it’s spic-and-span, with white tiled walls and picnic-style tables that are made of knotty old English pine and polished to a river stone smoothness.