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Rizzo’s Pizza where thin is in

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This is what happens when you stand in line for an hour for free pizza. Last year (as well as this year), Slice Out Hunger put on an event in Manhattan, where people could get 10 slices of New York’s finest pizza for $10. Different pizza places were there handing out free slices, including world famous ones like Grimaldi’s and Lombardi’s. I did not go to the Slice Out Hunger this year because when I went last year, a spaced out hipster fell into my box of pizza, that I waited 2 hours total in line for, when I sat on the floor. I was scarred for life. But I did manage to keep a coupon for a free personal pizza for Rizzo’s after all this time! I used it today, literally a year later. .

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Bedstuy Burrito War

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Tepache steak burrito
Tepache steak burrito

Within a couple of weeks apart, there were two burrito restaurants near me that opened. One I was already familiar with, Oaxaca, which began as a Brooklyn restaurant on the other side of Bedstuy. Since then, it has several locations, including the new one near me now. However, since it has gone “chain status”, I have lost interest in it, although I do remember loving their burritos. Instead of having another one of Oaxaca’s burritos, I decided to give their rival Tepeche, which had been open prior to the most recent Oaxaca location.

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Italians do it better (and now I do too)

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I learned my lesson about eating pasta not made from an Italian. Not every non-Italian pasta is the same caliber as Olive Garden either. I went to a restaurant in Williamsburg that was (surprise!) ran by hipsters. I won’t even mention the name of the restaurant. After all, hipsters are quite sensitive people.

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