bit of a rant...Went to Governer's Island yesterday left from Pier 6 in Bklyn, parked in the Quik lot--nothing but a nightmare of lines everywhere--at least there's a pretty cool playground there to keep the boy amused, but the lines were just insane--finally got over the Island, was looking forward to going to the PARKED event, food trucks--but alas, lines and lines and lines...people standing in the hot sun for over 2 hours to get anything from a truck. And half the trucks ran out of food. So, we had no eats--let to candy in a vending machine...and the place, well...all this talk about artist made miniature golf..what a dilapidated joke....there is absolutely nothing to do there except ride your bike around the island and make a picnic--of course, you better bring your own food--and account for standing in a line for the ferry for an hour..and then when you leave another line to get back to the ferry...an absolute nightmare....
Anyway, back in Bklyn--needed food bad, and didn't have any of my lists with me--we were told by someone to leave our car in the lot and just walk it to Bklyn Heights--we were thinking of going to the Pita spot across from Blue Marble ice cream on atlantic if we just took the car out, but decided to try and walk since this person made it seem like it was just 5-6 blocks...big mistake....it turned out to be much much further walk and we were so exhausted from all the walking on island and no food...I remembered Noodle Pudding name and so we walked there...get all the way there, and it's a 40 min wait--and frankly, I can't imagine why this place was ever described as child friendly....nothing about it seemed child friendly, and especially since they don't even have a children's menu and their menu to me seemed so limited----prices were okay.. but from what I saw standing outside--portions were small...so, now we were stuck where to go and we were just wiped out...I remembered Teresa's on Montague street so we headed there....at least no line to get in, and it was quiet and comfortable...food was okay...we had chopsteak, hamburger, pierogi's, potato pancakes...prices good--we were so hungry we would have eaten anything at this point..--place seemed fairly clean...service was friendly.. although.bathrooms need some serious help.....
Anyway.....the point of this rant, is to try to find some good sources of chow in WALKING DISTANCE (that means 10 blocks maximum) to Pier 6--as well as to warn others that Noodle Pudding is not child friendly as reported here..it has no childrens menu, no booth seating--and long long waits. Perhaps they have delicous food as has been reported here, however, nothing on their menu appealed to me at all.
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