Robin Garr wrote:"Two Boots" for its creative fusion of flavors from the boot-shaped lands of Louisiana and Italy..
Jenise wrote:Looks great, Robin. Does the white eggplant turn purple when cooked? The eggplant I think I see looks a bit darker.
Thomas wrote:I wonder if Two Boots is still there. When I had my wine shop in the East Village I used to eat at Two Boots later in the night after closing--Italian-Louisiana pizza!
Robin Garr wrote:Thomas wrote:I wonder if Two Boots is still there. When I had my wine shop in the East Village I used to eat at Two Boots later in the night after closing--Italian-Louisiana pizza!
I Googled and found about a dozen Two Boots pizzerias around lower Manhattan and Brooklyn, maybe. It seemed similar to the one I remember, but it was a one-off with a different logo, and none of the current crop is quite where I remember this being. I want to say it was on First Avenue around Second Street, but it's been over 20 years now (!) so memory may be failing me.
I also remember it as more of a bistro with pasta dishes and such and possibly pizza as a sideline, rather than being a pizzeria; but again, it's been a while, and while it was a fun thing, I was really more focused on a very challenging (and exciting) new program I was building at work at the time.
Thomas wrote:[Yeah, First Avenue but I think it was at Houston. I didn't know it had gone into circulation throughout the city.
It was primarily a pasta bistro at the time, but they offered pizza with a partly cornbread crust and a mix of Italian-Southern toppings.
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