Greenpoint, Brooklyn


Karczma: Polish Comfort Food with a Side of Shtick

Stepping into Karczma is like entering an Epcot Center version of a Polish farmhouse. Wagon wheel chandeliers and gas lamp fixtures light up a dining room that centers around a prop water well. The waitresses, costumed in billowy peasant dresses, push the vibe dangerously close to theme restaurant territory. Thankfully though, that's where the tacky facade ends—the kitchen is genuinely Polish, putting out food that rivals any other restauracja in Greenpoint. More

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: David Schuttenberg's Greenpoint

Dave Schuttenberg knows his way around a pork shoulder, and he's pretty knowledgeable in all things meaty. But when he comes home to Greenpoint, he's greeted by his wife and six-year-old daughter, a vegetarian, and he's forced to change his tune. They go for veggie subs, breakfast doughnuts, and after-school pizza...unless he gets off work late, and has time to sneak in a bowl of oxtail ramen. More

A Sandwich A Day: Ham at No. 7 Sub

The core of the Ham ($9), mild sliced deli ham from Schaller & Weber and melted muenster cheese, is standard enough, but the sub veers into bizarre territory with its toppings: pickled red onions and (surprisingly good) pickled blueberries, crinkle-cut potato chips and a healthy dose of not-too-spicy jalapeño mayonnaise. More

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