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Food & Drink lamb shank at opera cafe & lounge
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THE BITE: There’s a piece of meat on Emmons Avenue so luxuriously rich, it will melt in your mouth and leave you wanting more. The lamb shank at Opera Cafe & Lounge, located at 2255 Emmons Avenue, is slowly cooked for four to five hours until the meat is so tender it peals right off the bone.…

Food & Drink Roast Beef Sandwich.
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THE BITE: This week, Gothamist heaped high praise on Roll N Roaster, the 1970s-style fast food joint on Emmons Avenue and East 29th Street, best known for its roast beef sandwiches (and cheez, of course). The article warned Brooklynites they might be wasting their lives if they failed to give the restaurant a visit. But there’s another meat-lover’s…

Food & Drink Food from Stoloyava
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Revered New York City food critic Robert Sietsema recently praised the local Russian eatery Stolovaya for its hearty and affordable fare. But his review came with a tip that most of you are probably familiar with, and which may actually be a selling point for some carnivorous eaters: Guests are advised to bring their own vegetables. From the…

Business Photo by Megan McGibney
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by Megan McGibney Walk into the newly opened restaurant, Next Door, and one may immediately notice something different about this upscale pizza restaurant at 2005 Emmons Avenue. It might be the stone oven flame burning brightly in full view in the back, or the Manhattan style décor. Either way, Next Door has been providing a unique…

Arts & Music Source: SG Blocks
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Foodies flocked to Smorgasburg’s first ever Coney Island outpost this weekend, only to find that the grub was being served out of industrial-sized truck containers. SG Blocks, a designer of container-based structures, sent us some cool photos of their recently completed and installed units at the hipster food extravaganza. The company built 14 modern, colorful shipping containers designed to function as booths…

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There’s less than one week left for tickets to Sheepshead Bay’s biggest food event, The BITE: Sheepshead, featuring more than 50 dishes from 20-plus restaurants, on Thursday, May 28 at 3000 Emmons Avenue (Baron Dekalb Knights of Columbus) at 7pm. Have you bought your ticket yet? It’s not too late. You can still enjoy tasty…

Business 1320 Bowery Street (Source: Google Maps)
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The four-year-old food-focused spinoff of Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg, is coming to Coney Island this summer. Commercial Observer reports that Thor Equities is bringing the weekend festival of food carts to the lot near 1320 Bowery Street, which itself will be home to a new street art installation called Coney Art Walls, curated by Jeffrey Deitch. For…

Food & Drink 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…

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