Spring Things: Espresso Soda Floats at South Brooklyn Pizza

UntitledDaniel Maurer

During the next days, we’ll be celebrating Spring Things. First up: the return of Manhattan Special to South Brooklyn Pizza.

It’s finally iced coffee weather! Strike that: espresso-soda float weather!

Back when South Brooklyn Pizza opened its First Avenue location a few years ago, we were gripped by the ultimate sugar rush/caffeine high when we discovered liquid crack Manhattan Special espresso soda would be on tap. But soon after the opening, the taps went dry and the syrupy stuff became unavailable, despite a Manhattan Special mural on the wall. Finally, after a years-long hiatus, it’s back: and for $7, you can get a plastic cup of it with a few scoops of ice cream and whipped cream and a cherry on top.

Incidentally, an employee of the takeout joint said its long-delayed expansion into a proper restaurant would happen “very soon.” More information on that as it becomes available.