The Texas Burger comes with lettuce, tomato, cheese, and a fried egg on top. They handled the fried egg just right, with plenty of yolk running down the sides of the burger and bun. We may have needed a few extra napkins, but there’s nothing like a messy yolk covering all aspects of a burger.
The menu does have some less common flavors, such as sour apple or mango ices, and cheesecake ice cream.
Best Dessert is always a favorite category of ours at the Vendy Awards. We are serious ice cream and frozen dessert addicts, and once again, this was the place to be for delicious desserts.
They did it again! A Red Hook Ballfields Vendor, El Olomega, was the big winner at the 2013 Vendy Awards, held Saturday, Sept 7th in Brooklyn. That makes 4 out of the last 5 years that a Red Hook Ballfields Vendor has won the prestigious Vendy Cup, awarded to “The Best Street Vendor in NYC”.
The wrapper itself is what they call “pancakes” when ordering moo shu in a Chinese restaurant. They are more flexible than a flour tortilla, but still quite thin.
The menu is pretty much create-your-own dish. There are about 10 sauces (peanut, cashew, spicy noodle, basil), and you add the protein. Not sure if they have tofu, but it’s easy enough to order the dishes without meat if you’re a vegetarian.
The kofta at Bread & Olives is made from ground beef, and it was shaped like a long, thick sausage. It was probably about 9″ long and cylindrical.
The falafel was deeply-fried on the outside, and had an herby taste inside. It could have been a little moister, but we wouldn’t call the falafel overly dry