In the Press
Every Christmas Eve, Italian-American families across the country gather for the “feast of the seven fishes“. This elaborate pescatarian meal is my favorite holiday tradition, so when I was invited to attend an upscale interpretation of the feast at Franny’s in Brooklyn, I was more than a little intrigued….read more.
New York Times
“Franny’s became a beloved Brooklyn institution by serving terrific food and wine, never pandering. That goes especially for the wine list, a fountain of perhaps unfamiliar names from throughout Italy, yet all well chosen. You can drink well for $40 to $60, and even better for a little more…”
“The newly relocated Franny’s is a quintessential neighborhood restaurant with Neapolitan-inspired wood oven pizzas to rival any others in town. Pizzacentric’s Michael Berman writes, ‘You can taste how good the ingredients are here. I think they shop at farmers’ markets five or six days a week for ingredients for the restaurant. … For this style of pie, I especially like Franny’s because it doesn’t get soggy like many of the others do.’”
The hugely popular Brooklyn restaurant is releasing a book of favorite recipes. View the video.
“Franny’s is a spiritual cousin to Alice Waters’s Chez Panisse, the Berkeley restaurant that more than 40 years ago changed how people thought about sustainable and seasonal food…”
The Wall Street Journal
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Brooklyn Magazine has recently heralded franny’s as a Brooklyn Institution…
“[T]he food at Franny’s is still as good as it’s always been, and that’s what will keep people (including us) coming back. The wood burning ovens still crank out the same excellent pizzas, and the menu still features those great pastas and seasonal ingredients.”
The New York Times
“There are now more than 100 seats instead of 32; a kitchen three times the size of its predecessor, with two wood-burning ovens; more wine storage; a bigger bar; and an expanded menu.”
Newsweek asked top chefs to compile the finest, oddest, most memorable dining hotspots in the world, and franny’s made the list for North America…