Browsing: roll-n-roaster

Destinations Boats at the harbor in Sheepshead Bay.
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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Sheepshead Bay. Check out more Brooklyn Staycations here.…

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 Photo by Erica Sherman
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It was just last week that Brennan & Carr was named one of New York City’s most iconic meat dishes by Eater NY. Was rival roast beef peddler Roll-N-Roaster (2901 Emmons Avenue) going to be ignored? C’mon. Nobody puts Roll-N-Roaster in a corner. They put them on “Best of” lists. Specifically, CBS News “Best of” lists,…

Food & Drink
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THE BITE: Roll n Roaster (2901 Emmons Avenue, just west of Nostrand Avenue) is well known for its roast beef sandwiches, late night crowds and its 1970s television commercials. But it also sells Cheez burgers, fries and “freshly squeezed orangeade,” all of which are prominently touted on their take-out bags. Talking with friends, it seems that most folks…

Police & Fire
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Several sections of power lines exploded on East 29th Street and Emmons Avenue this morning, sparking a small garbage fire near Roll-N-Roaster restaurant, and leaving as many as 100 Con Edison customers without power. “Four sections of overhead wire were involved. There’s 50 to 100 customers affected. It’s going to be six to 12 hours…

News
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“Bullet Points” is our format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Neighbors Demand Board Rescind Support For Drug Counseling Center: Residents of East 17th Street near Kings Highway rallied…

News
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Here’s some happy news. Roll ‘n Roaster proved to be one of the luckier establishments that faced Hurricane Sandy’s fury along Emmons Avenue, as the venerable cheez whiz paradise has rebounded quickly with minimal damage. “We got lucky,” Roll ‘n Roaster General Manager Ayet Karce told Brooklyn Daily. “There was mud and sand so we had some heavy mopping…

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