The Frankies Spuntino Cookbook ($) is directly from the sizzling restaurant scene that is Brooklyn comes one hot cookbook. Everyone from urban kids to families to locals to celebs flock to Frankies Spuntino. The restaurant with the brick walls and tin ceiling sits in Carroll Gardens, and Frank Bruni from the NYT says it offers food that is completely satisfying. The 2 Franks are veterans of the gourmet kitchen and have created a witty cookbook full of all your favourite recipes adapted so they can be created at home. A great buy whether you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned cook.