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Han Dynasty Comes To Brooklyn

I’ll be honest — I’m not a fan of the DeKalb Market food hall. I think it’s too crowded, too loud, and too expensive — I guess I really am getting cranky in my old age. But I was excited … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Greek At Athena

Conventional wisdom has it that if you want good Greek food in NYC, you need to go up to Astoria. I’ve been walking past Athens, a Greek restaurant on 6th Ave here in Brooklyn, for years without stopping in. I … Continue reading

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Revisiting L&B Spumoni Gardens

L&B Spumoni Gardens, which has been serving their square pizzas in Brooklyn since the 1950’s, is famous for their slices where the cheese is baked under the sauce. I went there once, many years ago, and my impression at the … Continue reading

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Jordanian Specialties At Bedawi Cafe

When Bedawi first opened in my neighborhood I ate there once, was unimpressed, and then completely dismissed it from my mind. I must have walked past it fifty times and didn’t give it a second thought. But on a recent … Continue reading

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Vegan Spicy Cold Noodles

We had a brutally hot start to the summer here in NYC, and eating a hot supper was the furthest thing from my mind. Still, I was getting hungry and wanted to eat something, as long as it wasn’t hot. … Continue reading

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Battle Hill Tavern Is Toby’s Pizza Reborn

I was pretty disappointed when Toby’s Public House closed. It was a true neighborhood favorite, with good pizza and friendly staff. Then I heard a rumor that a new place had opened up in the old Toby’s space, a place … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At The BAM Africa Bazaar

I first heard about BAM‘s DanceAfrica Bazaar (which has apparently been going on for over 40 years!) last year, but I wasn’t able to go. This year I managed to fit it into a busy day, and I’m glad I … Continue reading

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