Slideshow: First Look: Mathieu Palombino on the Return of Motorino Williamsburg

Mathieu Palombino
Mathieu Palombino
The chef displays a Pugliese pie in his new Motorino Williamsburg location.
The oven
The oven
Wood fired, as always.
The dining room
The dining room
Lights above the bar
Lights above the bar
A taste of the space's industrial romance.
Table setting
Table setting
Mathieu Palombino in the kitchen
Mathieu Palombino in the kitchen
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2013.
Making the Pugliese
Making the Pugliese
Stracciatella, broccolini, sweet sausage, garlic, chili flakes, pecorino, and EV olive oil.
In the oven
In the oven
A Pugliese pizza cooks at the new Motorino in Williamsburg.
Ready for the table
Ready for the table
A finished Pugliese pie.
Picking the produce
Picking the produce
Palombino inspects the heirlooms that he will use for a salad.
Heirlooms in hand
Heirlooms in hand
As we go into summer, Motorino will be offering an heirloom tomato salad as a nightly special.
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Doused with lashings of olive oil, sprinkled with fresh basil and parsley, a flurry of fresh pepper, and the simple salad is complete.
The Fritattina
The Fritattina
Deep-fried macaroni cake with provolone and prosciutto.
Innards
Innards
The interior of the Fritattine.
Rocky's Calzone
Rocky's Calzone
Locatelli, pecorino, parmiggiano, fresh ricotta, sweet and spicy sausage, parsley, and a side of marinara.
Torta al cioccolato
Torta al cioccolato
Served with with crema inglese and sea salt.