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Vegetarian Uzbek At Nargis Cafe

As unlikely as it sounds, I’ve now been to three different Uzbek restaurants here in NYC. Many years ago I visited Cheburechnaya in Rego Park, and this past summer I went to Uma’s in the Rockaways. Now I can add … Continue reading

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Roasted Mushrooms and Cauliflower Over Rice

Last winter I wrote about the joys of simple roasting, and now that the weather has taken a turn for the colder I thought it was time to revisit the idea. I cut some shiitake mushrooms into halves, and quartered … Continue reading

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A Rooftop Dinner By Gotham Greens and ICRAVE

I get a lot of PR emails, and to be honest I ignore 99.99% of them. A few weeks ago I saw one that intrigued me, which mentioned a rooftop dinner at Gotham Greens presented by a design firm called … Continue reading

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Brunch At Elora’s

For many years I’ve been enjoying dinners at Elora’s Mexican restaurant, just a few blocks from my apartment. Although they serve brunch I’m not really a brunch person, so I didn’t really care. But I kept the knowledge in my … Continue reading

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Cafe Glechik in Sheepshead Bay

If you live in NYC you know all things change. As I mentioned in my previous post, Kebeer has become Cafe Max. More shocking to me was the closure of the Brighton Beach outpost of one of my favorite Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At Cafe Max In Brighton Beach

For many years I thought of Kebeer, a small Russian restaurant, as one of my favorite places to eat in Brighton Beach. Imagine my surprise a couple of months ago when I walked by and saw it was no longer … Continue reading

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Homemade Peach Sorbet

Here in NYC we’re in the middle of an incredible heat wave. It makes me want to do nothing other than sit inside in the air conditioning and eat ice cream. I’ve been making a fair amount of my own … Continue reading

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