Category Archives: Italy

Ornella Trattoria

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Usually when I do extreme eating, I do it one thing at a time. It’s not that it’s all I can handle (although in the case of duck tongue), but it usually has to do with that’s the only thing the restaurant offered. In the case of tonight’s extreme awesomeness, I saw an event at Ornella Trattoria; I could not pass it up!

Although most extreme for me would be lamb’s head, there were other things served as well. This menu would make the nose to tail dining enthusiasts proud if they can only get past what they are eating. But at the end of the day, the whole concept of nose to tail is to not let any of the animal go to waste. I learned tonight that we really do let good things go to waste!

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Fortunato Brothers

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Best cannoli and cappuccino at Fortunato Brothers
Best cannoli and cappuccino at Fortunato Brothers

I finally made it over to Williamsburg to try Fortunato Brothers Café, which may be one of, if not the only, place of its kind left in the immediate area.  It was in fact surprising that it was in Williamsburg, given the direction that Williamsburg has shifted towards in recent years. But rest assured there is a reason that Fortunato Brothers is still standing strong.

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