The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion & Cooking Manual

by Frank Castronovo, Frank Falcinelli, Peter Meehan

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From Brooklyn's sizzling restaurant scene, the hottest cookbook of the season...

From urban singles to families with kids, local residents to the Hollywood set, everyone flocks to Frankies Spuntino—a tin-ceilinged, brick-walled restaurant in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens—for food that is "completely satisfying" (wrote Frank Bruni in The New York Times). The two...
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Published By Artisan

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 256

Publication Date 06/14/2010

ISBN 9781579654153

Dimensions 6.38 inches x 9.38 inches

“The ingredient lists are short, the recipes are simple, flavorful, and easy to follow.” 
—New York Times

“This witty guide showcases the ‘radically simple’ cooking philosophy of the chef-owners of Brooklyn's Frankies Spuntino. It presents pared-down Italian food full of flavor, not pretense.”
–Bon Appétit

“Everything I made from the book . . . was surprisingly easy and just as delicious as what I’ve eaten at the restaurants.”
New York Times Book Review
“A cookbook that's as useful as it is artfully conceived.”

“The team behind the popular Brooklyn eatery divulges light Italian secrets in this beautiful tome worthy of any bookshelf.”
–Entertainment Weekly

"When we’re craving the comforts of red sauce classics, the Frankie’s cookbook is full of reliable recipes guaranteed to keep us satiated."
—Time Out New York

“The book is a perfect reflection of the Franks’ philosophy of making the past the hippest part of the present.”
–Food Wine

“This quirky, lovely, intelligent cookbook is worth reading from cover to cover than starting over again.”
–Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Unfussy ingredients . . . surprisingly sophisticated.”
–Grub Street