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Food & Nightlife The mixed grill platter, to go, from Rocca Cafe-Lounge.
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by Lisa Willner THE BITE: While I haven’t traveled to Turkey just yet, the food at Rocca Café-Lounge whets my appetite for a visit. I first ventured to Rocca (2712 Emmons Avenue) this past summer, shortly after it opened. The seaside gem boasts huge windows both inside and out for dining on the water. It was an outdoor summer…

News & Features pho-hoai-sandwich-1
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THE BITE: It’s been a while since we’ve written about Pho Hoai Restaurant at 1906 Avenue U. We last explored the grilled beef and crispy fried spring rolls. I’ve probably put more than 100 visits under my (growing) belt since then, and today we return once more for a look at lighter fare: the Banh Mi (a.k.a. Vietnamese sandwich)…

News & Features Source: Bistro Fare
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Bistro Fare, a new American-style eatery, opened this week at 601 Brighton Beach Avenue, at Brighton 6th Street. The Brighton bistro slings pizza pies from a stone oven imported from Italy, as well as burgers, sandwiches, wraps, salads, smoothies and a variety of other munchies. The business opened over the weekend, according to owner Eugene…

Business Cafe Dushanbe replaces Cafe Rokhat
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Cafe Rokhat at 1788 Sheepshead Bay Road is now dubbed Cafe Dushanbe, after a signage change late last month. But lovers of the previous Tajik restaurant need not worry – it remains the same kitchen staff turning out pretty much the same menu. According to an employee, one of the partners split to give his…

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Okay, it snows. You get some pretty photos. And then, bam, it just sucks for the next few weeks until it melts. Well, besides the photos, there’s one more good thing the snow brought: delivery from Nargis Cafe (2818 Coney Island Avenue). The Uzbeki restaurant began offering delivery service on January 27, the day Winter…

News & Features kuksu
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The owners of Uzbek-Korean fusion restaurant Cafe At Your Mother-in-Law, with locations in Brighton Beach and Bensonhurst, is considering further expansion and even franchising. We met up with them at their Bensonhurst location, tucked into 19th Avenue just off of 86th Street, where the eatery’s orange sign is easy to miss if you don’t read Russian (the English…

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Caucasus Garden, or Kavkazkiy Dvorik, got a facelift about a month ago with an all new storefront and awning at 2715 Avenue U. It appears they’ve also eliminated the CG from the signage, which stood for Caucasus Garden, which we’re pretty sure is the English translation of Kavkazkiy Dvorik. Confused yet? Who cares. They have yummy food,…

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