Monthly Archives: April 2018

Old-School Diner Classics At George’s

George’s Diner, on Coney Island Avenue, has been around for over sixty years. In a city where restaurants come and go on a seeming daily basis, it’s worth taking a moment to celebrate the long-timers. I’ve passed by this 24-hour … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Irish Pub Grub At Putnam’s

Shawn Burnette never thought he’d be running an Irish pub. The chef has worked at a wild variety of restaurants, including Del Posto (high-end Italian), Glasserie (high-end Middle Eastern/Mediterranean), and Husk (high-end Southern) with Sean Brock in Charleston. He had … Continue reading

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A Russian-Ukrainian Feast At Skovorodka

We were hungry that night, the night my girlfriend and I met for dinner at Skovorodka in Brighton Beach. There was a large birthday party happening in the back room, and our server seemed almost too preoccupied to take our … Continue reading

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Italian-American Classics At Sam’s

Stranded by the MTA on a weekday evening in Downtown Brooklyn I decided to walk part of the way home, rather than face an interminable wait underground. My walk took me to Atlantic Avenue, and then up Court St into … Continue reading

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