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First Look: Francesca, Frankies Spuntino's Spanish Place on the Lower East Side

Erin Zimmer 2 comments

[Photographs: Jessica Leibowitz] "It's as much a reflection of the Lower East Side as it is of Spain," said head chef Ryan Bartlow of Francesca, the latest offshoot of the Frankies Spuntino empire. He actually lives just a few minutes... More

A Sandwich A Day: Roast Beef by Francis Louis at Cafe Pedlar

Liz Clayton 1 comment

The Frankies Spuntino empire has spawned another child: a catering line named Francis Louis, available in portable sandwich form at Brooklyn's Cafe Pedlar. The sandwiches come in those little triangular boxes that evoke British supermarket basements or airports, but are full of the promise of your biggest picnic fantasies. More

The Vegetarian Option: Frankies 17

The Vegetarian Option Laura Togut 5 comments

Frankies 17 of the Lower East Side and Frankies 457 in Brooklyn have both gotten a lot of Serious Eats love, and it's no surprise why. The casual Italian eatery puts out delicious food in an elegantly cozy atmosphere. (Besides, it was founded by two guys named Frank. Totally lovable.) That said, not every dish will have you enamored, which brings me to this revelation: many of their best dishes are vegetarian. So regardless of your degree of omnivoraciousness, a tasty meal can be had here by all. More

Apps Only: Frankie's 457 Spuntino

Apps Only Ben Fishner 5 comments

Editor's note: In "Apps Only," Ben Fishner will be eating his way through New York's appetizer, bar, and lounge menus as your guide to fine dining on a budget. [Photos: Ben Fishner] Frankie's 457 Spuntino is a laid-back Carroll Gardens... More

Mix It Up: The Good Word at Prime Meats

Laren Spirer Post a comment

It sounds a little crazy, but a bar can feel welcoming even when there are no stools. If you're looking to linger over several rounds, be prepared to stand at Prime Meats, one of the more recent additions to the... More

Coffee Chronicles: One Sunday Morning, Two Cafe Pedlars

Allison Hemler 1 comment

"The macchiato at Cafe Pedlar in Brooklyn could make me a regular." [Photographs: Allison Hemler] Grabbing a cup of coffee can be as routine as brushing one's teeth--and like most of us will only go for Aquafresh or Crest, say,... More

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