Gourmand gangsters pilfer kilos of pasta from Brooklyn eatery


They’re in sizzling water.

Bolognese-minded burglars cleaned out a Brooklyn restaurant of all its do-it-yourself pasta — whereas inexplicably leaving electronics and dear bubbly behind, staffers advised The Publish.

Borsalia supervisor Cristiano Rossi stated somebody reduce the lock to the Williamsburg eatery’s sidewalk basement hatch and descended right into a storage space the night time of December 23.

The linguine looters then punched a gap by a sheetrock wall that led to refrigerators stocked with piles of trattoria treasure.

Rossi stated the thieves made off with about 10 to 15 kilos in purloined pasta — together with gnocchi, tagliatelle, ravioli, fusilli and cappelletti.

Sufficient product to create 150 meals, he estimated the haul’s eating room worth at round $four,500.

The bandits additionally made off with a small money field containing $40, the supervisor famous.

“The detective joked that possibly it was one other restaurant proprietor who ran out,” Rossi stated. “I do know our pasta is one of the best. However this was very unusual.”

Staffers famous that the burglars ignored a trove of different seemingly extra precious gadgets — together with bottles of liquor, wine, and Prosecco that had been saved close to the pasta.

Rossi stated the suspects ascended up the steps from the basement to the primary eating space sooner or later however didn’t trouble to take an iPad, audio system, or different digital gear.

Whereas the brand new eatery didn’t have any surveillance cameras, Rossi stated cops had been canvassing footage taken from neighboring companies.

“I advised them to search for anybody with large luggage,” he stated. “As a result of the pasta was unfastened they usually needed to put it in one thing.”

The rigatoni rout pressured Rossi and his workers to spend all of Christmas Eve cranking out new shops with the intention to fulfill vacation orders.

“it might have been worse,” the supervisor stated. “They didn’t break something, there wasn’t rather a lot fo harm. Simply the pasta.”