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Catania Cafe on Atlantic Ave


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Catania Cafe on Atlantic Ave

bina | | Jun 2, 2011 12:05 PM

Has anyone been here to this little Sicilian cafe and bakery next to Sahadi's on Atlantic?

I stopped in yesterday and I was very surprised and excited with the offerings, although the selection is still quite small. I'd be interested to read anyone's reviews of the food, especially the sweets which i have yet to try, but look enticing. Even though I wasn't hungry, I couldn't resist getting 2 items--an anchovy and olive stuffed bread/pastry thing. It sort of looked like a fried calzone (please forgive me, I can't remember what it is called and I'm not terribly familiar with Sicilian food). It was really delicious. Salty, but not overpowering and with a greasy (in a good way), crunchy crust. I also ordered sardines which were stuffed with raisins and parsley (maybe nuts?), breaded and fried. These were spectacular. I'm still thinking about them and thankful that I still have half left in my fridge to have for dinner tonight. Anyway, I'd encourage others to try the place as it is definitely atypical for the neighborhood(s) and from my little sampling, it's also delicious.

193 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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