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Question about Di Fara's


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Question about Di Fara's

Lucho | Nov 28, 2003 10:44 PM

After reading dozens (hundreds?) of mostly enthusiastic postings about Di Fara's, I drove there for the first time, and didn't get lost as it usually happens every time I venture into Brooklyn. I knew I would have to wait. We are patient people, so that was no problem at all. I knew the place wouldn’t be fancy. No problem. I’d rather have great food in a greasy joint than lousy food in a high-end place. I loved the way Dom worked his pizzas the same way I love sitting in a good sushi bar just to admire the way the chef makes cooking an act of beauty. And I also knew that the daughter would be very nice although I didn’t expect such a clear smile. I ordered some slices to get a first approach to different fillings. As somebody has pointed, it was not standard pizza. Thank God. It was just great. It is probably the combination of cheeses, the timing and wonderful dough. It probably takes years to learn how to do this.
But, alas, there is never room for perfect happiness. Di Fara’s pies don’t deserve plastic dishes and plastic forks and knives. I have nothing against paper and plastic for a standard corner pizza. But Di Fara’s deserves at least decent eating instruments. It would take me too long to bring the pizza home, so takeout is not an option. And I don’t know if bringing my own dishes, forks and knives would be considered rude by Dom and Maggie. I’ve read that BYOB and bringing your own glasses is OK with them. Any suggestions?

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