The Frankies Partners Will Open a Slice Shop

“Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli, who own two well-established Italian restaurants in Brooklyn and Manhattan, have been planning to open a slice shop since last September.”

The New York Times

‘The Franks’ Will Rework Their Brooklyn Restaurant Empire

“The restaurateurs want to redirect their efforts, and try to establish Frankies as a timeless New York institution, like Peter Luger Steak House.

“When we think about Luger’s, we think about tradition, longevity and consistency,” Mr. Falcinelli said.”

The New York Times

Prime Meats in Carroll Gardens is Closing This Weekend

“The owners Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli plan to expand their next-door Italian restaurant, Frankies 457 Spuntino, into the space, as well as establish a new wine bar.”


The Franks to Shutter Brooklyn Favorite Prime Meats in Massive Empire Switch-Up

"They want it to be… laced with ‘tradition, longevity, and consistency,’ as well as ‘something that’s going to live longer than us.’ As part of the growth, the menu at Frankies 457 will get bigger too, with more vegetable dishes, fish, and sausages."