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Talking 7 Fishes with Brooklyn’s Daniel Paterna

December 23 | Andrew Cotto

Daniel Paterna is considered the “Pope of South Slope” (by me) due to his decades-long presence in the neighborhood in general and at local Italian eateries in particular. These days, his unofficial headquarters is Flora, a caffe/ristorante/alimentari on the corner of 11th Street and 8th Avenue. The young owners are from Campania, and Paterna, of […]

A taste of the Caribbean in the heart of Brooklyn

December 9 | Andrew Cotto

Editor’s note: Since the original publication of this article, Stella’s has moved to 321 9th Street. This is not another New York story about an enduring love affair between a petite Russian and a large Jamaican that began with a note stuck in a piece of mango cheesecake… Through a bright red door on 5th […]