Old School Brooklyn

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Carroll Gardens
You don't need a DeLorean to go back in time at this Carroll Gardens trattoria, from restaurateur Alessandro Peluso (Cacio e Pepe, Bocca). As if you couldn't guess by the name, the homestyle menu is rooted in the kind of comfort food your Italian-American nonna would make: gnocchi with tomato sauce; turkey meat loaf over rosemary-smashed yukon potatoes; and duck-and-veal meatballs in cherry glaze. Pastas—like the sausage-ragù-slicked cavatelli—are hand-rolled, and ricotta and mozzarella are made on the premises, as is the ice cream, served as banana splits, root beer floats and fudge brownie sundaes. Keeping with the old-time feel, the 40-seat space is styled like a 1930s Brooklyn parlor, with framed family photos, an antique Singer sewing machine and Granny's china secured in a glass cabinet.
Venue name: Old School Brooklyn
Address: 520 Court St
Cross street: between Huntington and Nelson Sts
Opening hours: Tue–Fri 5–11pm; Sat, Sun 11am–3pm, 5–11pm
Transport: Subway: F, G to Carroll St
Price: Average entrée: $17. AmEx, MC, V

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I really don't know why i had been waiting and waiting to get a table a Butter Milk Channel when we had Old School Brooklyn right next door....what a find !!!! WAAAAAAAY better then the infamous BMC and you don't have to wait hours to get seated....HELLOOOOOOOO !!