By Henry Hill
The Goodfella's advisor to long island is a very facinating consultant to New York's infamous mob haunts. it really is in contrast to the other consultant booklet, and it additionally provides a great genuine lifestyles New Yorkers view of eating places, bars and vacationer points of interest to go to.
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In my day everybody had a piece of Little Italy. It was a place with great food, tradition, and danger. People got whacked all the time. Crazy Joe Gallo got it at Umberto’s Clam House. Francis Ford Coppola shot Brando being shot on Mulberry Street for The Godfather. Nowadays it is mostly the real estate getting whacked as bordering Chinatown grows. LI has the oldest and best Italian pastry shops outside of Italy. There’s a reason they’re still around. Some of the most savored Italian sausage and pepper heroes can be found at the annual San Gennaro Festival each fall (call 212-457-4895; October 22–28).
Local priests joke Lombardi’s pizza is served in heaven. Patsy’s Pizza 2287-91 First Avenue East Harlem (212) 534-9783 Patsy’s is Manhattan’s best pizza north of Midtown. It’s been open since the 1930s, and today’s coal-fired pizza is from the same oven it was then. There is also a small dining room (no slices) with a full menu. The neighborhood is great, but surrounding hoods are not so great. If you head away from the river and take a left, you’ll find yourself on a cobblestone street. The street dead-ends at a wire factory.
Some of the most savored Italian sausage and pepper heroes can be found at the annual San Gennaro Festival each fall (call 212-457-4895; October 22–28). I used to take special girls down here. Here are my personal favorites and mob-frequented places…. Acappella 1 Hudson Street at Chambers Street Manhattan (212) 964-6960 Holy moly, are there enough nights in a lifetime to eat great food in New York? No. Not in mine. Make sure you reserve one of yours for this stomach pleaser. Alonzo’s 302 East 45th Street Manhattan (212) 808-9373 Alonzo’s is an absolutely delicious little spot with fresh fish.
A Goodfella's Guide to New York. Your Personal Tour Through the Mob's Notorious Haunts, Hair-Raising Crime... by Henry Hill