Paulie Gee

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    This Week's Five Best Food Events

    If the colder weather is making you crave warm red sauce, you'll love what's on the docket for this week's events -- a dollar slice pizza party and Brooklyn's Italian Restaurant Week.

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2014

    Lea Is a Flatbush Newcomer With Neapolitan Pizza to Die For

    Brooklyn restaurants cull, by and large, from the same design playbook. They illuminate with Edison bulbs, expose their bricks, and outfit with vintage flea-market bounty. Lea (1022 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, 718-928-7100), a Neapolitan restaurant and pizzeria that opened in Flatbush in December, is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    Ovenly's Brooklyn Blackout Cake, One of Our 100 Favorite Dishes

    Dish no. 32: The Brooklyn Blackout Cake at Ovenly (31 Greenpoint Avenue, Brooklyn; 347-689-3608)

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    The 10 Best Restaurants in Crown Heights

    As Brooklyn's borough-wide gentrification sweeps farther and farther east, it's crystal clear that Crown Heights is under the hazy glow of kale-and-yoga tinted spotlights. Long known for its abundance of West Indian specialties, in recent years the bustling neighborhood has experienced a surge in no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Find Sandwiches, Coffee, and Bacon Jam at Greenpoint's Littleneck Outpost

    Aaron Lefkove insists that when he and Andy Curtin opened Littleneck in Gowanus three years ago, a second location was not part of the plan. But after that place became a neighborhood staple (and good reason to trvel to the neighborhood for people who live in other parts of NYC), the partners began ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    10 Things the NYC Dining Scene Does Better Than Anywhere Else

    With tens of thousands of brick-and-mortar restaurants and even more kiosks, delis, and roadside stands where you can grab a bite to eat, there's no place in the world like New York City when it comes to food and drink--you could spend your entire life eating and drinking here without conquering all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    The 10 Best Pizzas in NYC

    We've been fuming since TripAdvisor's bogus pizza rankings placed New York fourth in the country this summer. The list--a product of crowdsourcing gone awry--proved to be ultimately useless, but in our reactionary anger, it gave us reason to mull over the finest examples NYC has to offer. From light ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Meatball Pie from Rosco's, Dish #40

    Welcome to 100 Dishes to Eat Now, the tasty countdown leading up to our "Best of 2012" issue. Tune in each day (weekends too!) for a new dish from the Fork in the Road team.

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Download Jennifer O'Connor's Biting, Colorful "Running Start"

    Amy Bezunartea​Jennifer O'Connor released two confessional, emotionally wrenching records on Matador Records, but when all was said and done the Brooklyn indie-folkie had little to show for it besides exhaustion and an empty bank account. She put music on hold to do odd jobs around the city (" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to Kibo; Goodbye to Hinsch's

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. If you hear of any new openings or closings, let us know. Hinsch's, the beloved Bay Ridge luncheonette, has closed after more than 50 years in business. [Brooklyn Paper] The embattled space th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Food Curated Returns to the Small Screen August 11

    Liza de Guia, the lady behind the camera.​In the two years since it premiered with an episode about a then-unheard of rooftop farm in Greenpoint, Food Curated has gained a considerable following, and with it, a place on TV sets throughout the city. On August 11, Liza de Guia's documentary seri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Zagat Doesn't Think New York Makes the Best Bagels and Pizza. They're Obviously Wrong.

    Village Voice​The supremacy of the New York City bagel has been disputed as of late, with many people believing that Montreal is the bagel capital of the world. Um, hello, Montreal bagels are flimsy and always in need of salt. And now Zagat is positing that New York City might also no longer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Pizzaiolo Giulio Adriani, Formerly of Olio Pizza e PiĆ¹, Opens Forcella in Williamsburg

    Keith Wagstaff​ It appears another pizzaiolo has thrown his pizza peel into the ring--in the vicinity of Motorino, Roberta's and Paulie Gee's, no less. So, what makes Giulio Adriani think that his Neapolitan pies can make a splash in the saturated New York pizza scene? For one, he has some ser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Download: CAVES' Summer-Bummer Ode "The End Of June"

    Yes In My Backyard is a semiweekly column showcasing MP3s from new and emerging local talent. ​ Brooklyn trio CAVES make expansive gloom-pop--mysterious, dubby, darkness-soaked and caked in reverb. It has the nostalgic synths and cavernous murk of chillwave, but none of that microgenre's inw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Get Your Ticket and Start Dieting Now: A Choice Eats Update

    ​Time to invest in a pair of pants with an elastic waistband. The good folks over at Choice Eats have informed us that 82 restaurants and eateries are currently participating in what's shaping up to be the best tasting event of all time.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    In Honor of Sunday's Mad Men Finale, a Vintage Heinz Pickle Commercial

    The fourth season of Mad Men ends this Sunday, and while the show really doesn't really have much do with food (its occasional references to canned ham and historic New York references excepted), it's certainly enhanced our appreciation and revulsion for the way food was advertised during that era ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Has Breakfast Pizza Jumped the Shark?

    Andrew Childs/flickrBacon Marmalade Picante breakfast pizza from Paulie Gee's​It makes perfect sense as a breakfast food: eggs, bacon, cheese, all baked together on top of fresh dough. And pizza makers are taking note: Motorino's Pizza Al'Uovo was so popular at the Brooklyn location that it wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Behold: Take Out, a Waitress Freak-Out Fantasy, Shot at Paulie Gee's

    The latest in food-related revenge fantasies comes courtesy of Take Out, a short film about a waitress who's driven to violence by her awful boss and customers. It's hilarious, in part because it was filmed at Paulie Gee's, a place whose eponymous owner is possibly the nicest man in Greenpoint. If ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2010

    Michelin Anoints 2011 'Bib Gourmand' Restaurants

    ​We weren't particularly thrilled with the 2010 Michelin Guide, so we can't say we've been eagerly anticipating next Wednesday's publication of the 2011 edition. But Michelin is betting that plenty of other people are, and to get them frothing at the mouth has just released its 2011 'Bib Gourm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Yee Kee H.K. Style and East Ocean Palace; Sarah DiGregorio at Honeychiles'

    This week in The Voice, Robert Sietsema finds true Hong Kong cuisine at Yee Kee H.K. Style in Brooklyn and East Ocean Palace in Queens, while Sarah DiGregorio discovers Louisiana fare at Honeychiles' in the Williamsburg punk rock bar The Charleston that is "far, far better than you'd expect to get a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Paulie Gee Better Not Catch You Rooting Around In His Garbarge for the Secret to His Awesome Tomatoes (Especially Now That He May Be Running Out of Them)

    "Amuse" Bouche: Paulie Gee's Secret Tomatoes from SkeeterNYC on Vimeo. In her review last week of Paulie Gee's, Sarah DiGregorio had to admit that one of the man's strengths was his tomato sauce: "It's loose and fresh-tasting, invigoratingly tart and sweet, mellowed by that dark savor that characte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Robert Sietsema at Maima's; Sarah DiGregorio at Paulie Gee's

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema has the "one of the hottest things" he's tasted all year: Liberian pepper shrimp at Maima's in Jamaica, Queens. Sarah DiGregorio samples the pie at Paulie Gee's, where the crust "burrows into your brain -- a stretchy, bubbly, char-spotted pillow of a bread, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    This Week In The Voice: The NYPD Tapes

    ​Who knows what goes on behind the closed doors, locked file cabinets, and day-to-day routines of the NYPD? Other than them, nobody. Which is one of the reasons why one of New York's Finest saw fit to record his life among their ranks, and shed light on some of the darker aspects of those who ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 4, 2010

    At Paulie Gee's, Crust Never Sleeps

    The pleasures of the pie at a new Greenpoint pizzeria

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Paulie Gee's Pizza

    The Regina​Paulie Gee's, the new Neapolitan pizzeria in Greenpoint, was doing a brisk business last night. From the street, the restaurant glowed invitingly, its large wooden doors thrown open, light streaming out. An igloo-shaped, white-tiled, wood-burning oven hulks and smolders at one end ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Paulie Gee on The Best Pizza in New York, His Last Meal, and DiFara's

    ​Yesterday you heard from Paulie Gee about how he made his way from IT manager to restaurant owner and pizzaioli of his new eponymous spot in Greenpoint (60 Greenpoint Avenue). Here, in the second half of the interview, find out which pizza spots Paulie favors, the worst pie he ever made, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Posts of the Week

    As we head into a 48-hour period of relative oblivion, here's a look back at the best posts of the last five days: This week, g-u-t-b-o-m-b is spelled by the Galway Hooker's hooker burger. Paul Giannone, the man behind the new Paulie Gee's, talked about making the leap from IT manager to restauran ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Paulie Gee, Brooklyn's New Pizzaiola: Moving From IT to Pizza, and the Pie's Eternal Appeal

    ​If you've read Slice in the last three years, you've probably heard of Paul Gianonne, aka Paulie Gee. The man has a serious love for pizza, so serious that he's turned it into his second career--lending hope to unhappy IT experts everywhere. Gianonne lives in Warren, New Jersey, where he rais ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    Paulie Gee's and Pulino's: Most Anticipated Pizzerias of 2010 Move Closer to Opening

    A prototype pie out of Paulie Gee's Neapolitan oven, courtesy Greenpointers ​Two of the most anticipated openings of 2010 are pizzerias--Paulie Gee's and Pulino's. Excitement from various quarters over these projects might even rival the breathless lead-ups to Co. and Keste. Pulino's, a Keit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Slice's Top Pizzas of 2009

    Everyone loves Motorino​It must be the end of the decade, because the listicles are piling up like snow drifts. Slice's pizza maven Adam Kuban has published a slideshow of the top eight pizzas he consumed in 2009. Only two of them are from pizza joints in the five boroughs.