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Business Photo by Megan McGibney

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…

Food & Drink salom2-1

THE BITE: Looking back at our past editions of The Bite, I was aghast to see we hadn’t yet written about 1652 Sheepshead Bay Road’s Chayhana Salom. We’ve spilled a fair amount of digital ink on the two-and-a-half-year-old Uzbek eatery, but mostly about its fantastic write-ups in other outlets or their role in the business…

Food & Drink papusa-1

THE BITE: After wrapping up my visit to the Brighton Jubilee this weekend, I walked up Coney Island Avenue and passed one the neighborhood’s staple Mexican joints, Tacos El Rey (3168 Coney Island Avenue). It had been a long time since my last visit, and I spotted a sign in the window declaring that the kitchen…


Tipsters let us know that Pizza D’Amore is preparing to open up shop at 3003 Avenue U, the former storefront of Pizzeria Del Corso and Sammie’s Pizza. It’s the latest outpost for the pizzeria, which also has locations in Mill Basin and Bensonhurst’s Ceasar’s Bay. The storefront is being fully renovated and the exterior got a major facelift.…

Food & Drink Cafe Kashkar: lagman

THE BITE: Based on the menu alone, it’s hard to know whether you’re diving into a Uyghur dish or an Uzbeki one at Cafe Kashkar – or really what you’re getting into at all. But you won’t go wrong picking and choosing among the inexpensive dishes and sharing with a table of adventurous eaters. This is one of the few…

Food & Drink octosalad-1

THE BITE: Most people know by now that Anatolian Gyro has moved off of Sheepshead Bay Road, around the corner to East 16th Street. What many might not realize is that they’ve also added a few new items to the menu. Among them? The octopus salad ($13.50), sure to become a staple of this writer’s diet. Anatolian Gyro will be…

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