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Sunday, March 22, 2009

Williamsburgh and Pizza

Last night I ended up in Williamsburg, which is something I try to avoid at all costs. There's nothing that makes me hate my life more than being surrounded by "hipsters." Oh just joking - they're not so bad.

Anyway, the reason for this visit to Williamsburg was pizza. I had read about a place called Motorino all the way back in October and was finally able to eat there last night. I would give it a high rating.


A quiet street in Williamsburg.






Motorino, a couple of blocks from the Graham Street L stop






This is what's called a pizza oven - they bake pizzas in it





Appetizer 1: prosciutto wrapped around some sort of cheese with some sort of preserves or something.







Appetizer 2: roasted squash with parmesean and vinegar




Pizza 1: a classic margherita - fior di latte, tomato, basil






Pizza 2: soppressata picante
- fior di latte, tomato, spicy soppressata, garlic, chile oil





Pizza 3: pugliese - broccolini, sausage, fresh chiles, garlic






Pizza 4: buffaline - mozzarella di bufala, olive oil, raw basil, sea salt







Dessert: 1 scoop of pistachio gelati, 1 scoop of hazelnut







THE END