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A Vegetarian Ukrainian Feast At Tatiana Grill

As much as I enjoy eating in Brighton Beach, I have always been skeptical of the restaurants on the actual boardwalk. My only experience with them was several years ago, when one of my good friends had his bachelor party … Continue reading

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Korean Meets Uzbek At Cafe At Your Mother-In-Law

Back when I wrote about Cafe Kashkar I remarked on the Korean flavors that popped up on the menu. Several blocks away at Cafe At Your Mother-In-Law the link between Korea and Uzbekistan is even more explicit. Uzbek and Russian … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At NOVO Cafe In Brighton Beach

A few weeks ago I got a message from a reader that Cafe Glechik, the Ukrainian restaurant I wrote about a few months ago, had closed. I knew that the Brighton Beach location had closed, but now it seemed that … 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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Cafe Kashkar Serves Uyghur Food In Brighton Beach

Thankfully there was a map on my table at Cafe Kashkar, indicating where the Uyghur people live. It’s the western-most end of China, where China borders several Central Asian countries, just south of Russia. That explains, in part, why Cafe … Continue reading

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Vegetarian At Kebeer In Brighton Beach

I think of Kebeer as one of my favorite restaurants in Brighton Beach, despite the fact that I’ve only been there once. So last week, hungover and in a bad mood, I decided to head back out there to stuff … Continue reading

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Vareniki At Cafe Glechik

The first time I had vareniki was at Karloff, for the first ever post on this very blog. They were delicious, but I haven’t come across them since. Cut to late September, when I made a trip to Brighton Beach … Continue reading

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