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We fell head over heels for Sean Telo back in 2014, upon first bite of his magnificent house-baked bread with uni butter at Extra Fancy. And while it was, admittedly, a May-December romance (the cherub-cheeked chef made our 30 under 30 list in 2015), it was hardly a fleeting affair—Telo ignited our passion again and again over the years, with bowls of Bang Island mussels, crocks of South Carolina shrimp perlou, and salmon head...
In the days leading up to Labor Day, it’s easy to get gripped with regret by the exotic vacation you couldn’t afford, the potential beach visits you frittered away, and all the frozen daiquiris you failed to drink. And while we’re loathe to add to that understandable anxiety, we compiled a list of seasonal drinks and bites that you can still cross off your list, from a rosé party on a rooftop, to grilled...
Already, there is plenty to love at Extra Fancy in Williamsburg. Men in muscle shirts serving boozy concoctions during seafood-heavy brunches and late night meals, plus mouthwatering food and exceptional merriment. And while there was already a nice backyard for warm weather dining, now the popular drinking and dining destination has added a significant upgrade to its outdoor seating with a much larger side-yard, complete with its own bar. As Gothamist reports, the space adjacent to the restaurant had...
Brand new intel concerning the Shanna Pacifico saga. The former Back Forty chef — who headed to Brooklyn to open the Brazilian-influenced Pacifico’s Fine Foods (which eventually converted to an Italian trattoria), before rebounding with Cozinha Latina (which recently reverted back into a sports bar) is now involved in a major shakeup of our favorite Williamsburg seafood spot, Extra Fancy. Together with Cozinha partner Josh Cohen (the prolific restaurateur behind Anella, Jimmy’s Diner, Saint Vitus...