Browsing: roll-n-roaster

Food & Nightlife
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Has anyone else seen Urban Spoon’s list of “The Best American Restaurants in Sheepshead Bay?” The restaurants are, in order: Brennan & Carr Paradise Garden T.G.I. Friday’s Buckley’s Cherry Hill Gourmet Applebee’s Restaurant Sabor Latino McDonald’s McDonald’s Anyone else find it to be just a trifle… off?

Arts & Culture
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Comptroller John Liu stopped by the Community Board 15 meeting last night (more on that later), and then swung by Roll-N-Roaster to grab a bite to eat. Apparently, the city’s auditor-in-chief is a big fan of the “juicy” roast beef sandwich. He said it’s the best perk of coming to the area (one of his…

Food & Nightlife
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Serious Eats included both Roll-N-Roaster’s (2901 Emmons Avenue) and Brennan & Carr’s (3432 Nostrand Avenue) roast beef sandwiches in their roundup of the city’s 26 best sandwiches. Our reaction? Duh. For years, the duo have been duking it out for the title of Best Roast Beef Sandwich, and are regularly highlighted as amongst the top…

Events
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Anyone who has stopped by Roll-N-Roaster this week probably got accosted by four or five people trying to jam cake, champagne and orange juice down their throat. And at least two kids we saw were horrified by an employee’s attempt to make them balloon animals. But it’s all in the name of fun. Why fun?…

Food & Nightlife
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There’s no shortage of accolades for Roll-N-Roaster’s (2901 Emmons Avenue) classic roast beef, kaiser roll and cheeeeeez. But now its sister, the hot turkey sandwich, is also getting a claim to fame. Grub Street published a list of the 101 top sandwiches in New York City, and the turkey sandwich at Roll-N-Roaster was ranked 96.…

Arts & Culture
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So you know how you’ve lived in New York City most or all of your life, and there’s all those things you never did until someone came to visit? (See: Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, walking the Brooklyn Bridge, etc.) Well, how about on a really local level? Are there Sheepshead Bay attractions that…

Food & Nightlife
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Mmm… doesn’t that roast beef look delicious? Well, it ain’t from Sheepshead Bay – home of the two best roast beef joints in the nation. It’s from a new Bay Ridge eatery called Ziggy’s. In terms of style, they seem to be more along the lines of Roll-N-Roaster’s (2901 Emmons Avenue) not-so-fast fast food, as opposed…

Food & Nightlife
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Knowing how this starving writer is always searching for sustenance, Ned Berke, the editor of this news blog, alerted me to the coupon for a free roast beef sandwich in the latest Val-Pak envelope. I told him that either it is a mistake or the coupon is expired – because I just checked the envelope…

Business
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Brennan & Carr (3432 Nostrand Avenue) seem to really love their Facebook page, using it to connect with fans and pump up the rivalry with Roll-N-Roaster. Now, they’re musing on a second location. They asked, “If another B&C was to open up, where would an ideal location be?” Here’s a screenshot of the status update: Seems…