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Taster's Cherce

Posted By Alex Belth On March 10, 2011 @ 12:28 pm In Arts and Culture,NY Food,Restaurants,street food,Taster's Cherce | Comments Disabled

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Best Pizza is reviewed in the Times: [2]

Most garlic knots let you down. After one or two salty, satisfying bites, you’re left to chew on the increasingly impenetrable thing like a masticating cow. It’s a snack food for suckers and optimists, anybody with a Charlie Brown-like faith that maybe Lucy Van Pelt won’t pull away the football, that this time it might be great.

The garlic knots ($3 for six) at Best Pizza in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, deliver on that hope. Baked in a century-old brick oven, they arrive charred on top and creamy inside, more gougère than repurposed crust. There are no tricks, just good technique: dough that rises all day; a drizzle of garlic oil after the knots come out of the oven; a dusting of shaved pecorino; chopped parsley, because that’s what you do. The knots are served on a flimsy paper plate with pickled vegetables (fennel, mostly) because Best Pizza is a slice joint, where $3 will feed you, and $15 will pay for a feast.

The good–it looks damn tasty, the bad, it’s in Williamsburg. But if you happen to find yourself in Hipster Dufus Heaven, looks like it is worth checking out.

[Photo Credit: Brooklyn 365 [3]]


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[2] Best Pizza is reviewed in the Times:: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/09/dining/reviews/09under.html?_r=1&ref=dining

[3] Brooklyn 365: http://brooklyn365.com/2010/10/best-pizza-williamsburg-havemeyer/

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