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Arts & Culture Source: SG Blocks

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…

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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 & Nightlife The mixed grill platter, to go, from Rocca Cafe-Lounge.

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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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

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…

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