Former Five Roses' Proprietor Now Making Pizza in Jamaica

Jeremiah's Vanishing New York reports that Krystyna, the Polish lady who worked at Five Roses Pizza on First Avenue for 27 years before it closed last November, is now making pizzas down in Jamaica. Krystyna, who owned the East Village mainstay for its last eight years, was invited to make her pies at a Negril club owned by another former East Village resident. Apparently, she's got no regrets, telling JVNY, "Jamaica is better for me. I love it here. Not like New York--forget it, Honey!"


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