Apani, a new Georgian take-out joint, is set to open soon at 1520 Sheepshead Bay Road.
The business replaces Randazzo’s Sandwich Spot, which shuttered in September after a small electrical fire caused havoc in their kitchen. It was open just five months, replacing Grill Master, which closed up shop in August 2011.
It seems it’s been a tough spot for food businesses to find footing, but we wish our new neighbors luck.
THE BITE: When asked what type of restaurants are needed in Sheepshead Bay, I’ve always answered that we need another Thai place. Well, after having that discussion for more than a decade, my desire has finally been fulfilled. We have a new Thai restaurant in the Bay.
Located at 3682B Nostrand Avenue, Thai Basil, which opened in early December, is dishing out “Thai fusion” dishes to all comers. I’m not sure what they mean by Thai “fusion,” as most of the dishes presented on the limited menu appear to be found in just about any Thai restaurant, but I’m pleased to see a new food choice in the ‘hood.
For the Bite, I sampled an array of dishes from the lunch menu that should represent the restaurant well. Pad Thai, considered by some to be the national dish of Thailand, Massamam Curry, cited by CNN as the “world’s most delicious food,” and Ginger Joy, a dish I never heard of before.
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