Gallery: First Look: Brooklyn Central in Park Slope

The North Maple ($18)
The North Maple ($18)

Named after the Connecticut street where Hyland grew up, this pizza from the New World menu is topped with smoked mozzarella and thick-cut bacon from M & S Prime Meats, maple syrup, and pecans. This pizza also appears on their brunch menu.

Roberto Patriarca at the Meat Slicer
Roberto Patriarca at the Meat Slicer
Caesar Salad ($9)
Caesar Salad ($9)

A Caesar salad, with anchovies, parmesan cheese, and pizza croutons.

Matt Hyland (aka BKMatt) and His Oven
Matt Hyland (aka BKMatt) and His Oven

The oven at Brooklyn Central is a wood burning Stefano Ferrara, imported from Italy. They cook the pizzas at 900-1000 degrees, for only 90 seconds.

The DOC ($15)
The DOC ($15)

Tomato, buffalo mozzarella from Italy, and basil. A classic pizza from the Old World side of the menu.

Calzone ($15)
Calzone ($15)

This glorious-looking horn holds buffalo mozzarella, ricotta, ham, tomato, and basil. It's made of the same dough as all of the pizzas.

Colony ($15)
Colony ($15)

This New World menu creation has got a lot going on: pepperoni from M & S Prime Meats, house-pickled jalapenos, and, for a hit of sweet, honey. On the side is a saucer of their spicy house-infused oil.

Kombucha ($4)
Kombucha ($4)

The restaurant won't have its liquor license for another few weeks. Until then, the bar taps are filled with Kombucha.

S'mores Calzone ($8)
S'mores Calzone ($8)

This dessert calzone is filled with a gooey mass of marshmallows and chocolate. The outside dough is encrusted with graham cracker crumbles before baking.

Limeade ($4)
Limeade ($4)

A simple drink of lime, mint, and seltzer. Hyland had to have the striped paper straws after he tried one at DeKalb Market.

B and G ($4)
B and G ($4)

Basil, grapefruit, seltzer, and honey.

Biancaneve ($15)
Biancaneve ($15)

A simple and elegant pie of buffalo mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil, and sea salt.

Espresso Machine
Espresso Machine

Brooklyn Central's espresso machine is a manual one, which requires a lot of attention to detail to get right.

Volano ($19)
Volano ($19)

A charcuterie plate with cheese, meats, pickles, and fired slices of pizza dough.

Oven
Oven

A view of the wood in the oven. It's basically a fireplace that cooks your pizza.

Hibiscus Twist ($4)
Hibiscus Twist ($4)

A pretty and pink drink of hibiscus, cranberry, seltzer, and lemon.