Event Type

Search More

Locations

Four & Twenty Blackbirds

439 Third Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11215 | Brooklyn | 718-499-2917

Location Description:

The owners of this little Gowanus bakery, sisters Melissa and Emily Elsen, sure know their Brooklyn clientele, serving direct-trade, organic coffee and providing loaner bike locks and tire pumps to the neighborhood¹s many bicyclists. Pies, made with mostly local and organic ingredients, are the main attraction. The menu varies by the season; you can expect pies like blood orange and rhubarb or plumb crumble in the summer, salted caramel apple in the fall, dark chocolate and dried cherry in winter and pear ginger in spring. Get your pie by the slice, or order two days in advance for a whole pie, which feeds about eight people and costs between $30 and $35. There is also a lunch menu featuring quiches, salads, soups and sandwiches. The small space is country chic, with various antiques and flowers scattered around the room, white-painted brick and simple wooden furniture giving it an airy, homey vibe.—Keith Wagstaff


Related Stories (4)

Details

  • Cuisine(s): Bakery, Dessert, Sandwiches
  • Hours: Sun 10am-6pm, Mon-Fri 8am-7pm, Sat 9am-7pm
  • Price: $, $$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Snack Food
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: No Parking
  • Payment Types: cash
  • Features: Takeout

Related Stories

  • Fork in the Road: Listed
    Yes, we understand that the national holidays are mostly just a marketing ploy, but after we're inundated with thousands of emails about things like pie, it's all we can do to keep ourselves...
  • Fork in the Road: Cookbook of the Week
    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love,...
  • Fork in the Road: BBQ!
    The beef rib at Mighty Quinn's is so big, it must be butchered with a plastic knife. It's not uncommon in barbecue states to do an extreme barbecue run that includes three or four pits in...
  • Fork in the Road: The Early Word
    By the time Four & Twenty Blackbirds opened in Gowanus last Friday, it had already been heralded addition to the burgeoning pie scene, a kindred spirit to places like Pies 'n' Thighs, the...

Best of Award Recipient

Loading...