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Ill-advised Bay Ridge Binge and Stuff Spotted After

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Ill-advised Bay Ridge Binge and Stuff Spotted After

Niko McBrain | Jul 17, 2003 06:03 PM

After a dozen afternoon 86th Street pints and an equal number of shots of Rumple Minze, I thought I'd better be getting home. I stumbled up 5th Ave in the direction of home, seeing several new places en route. Did not stop in any, as I had wet my pants and vomited down the front of my shirt. Did not want to risk an incident in anyone's shop.

First saw ChopStix, on 5th a block or two north of 86th. The chef claims to have all manner of qualifications (which mean sweet Fanny Adams to me), and the menu is online (www.chopsticksofnyc.com).

On 78th and 5th is Catch-a-Crepe, which also billed gelato. Again, I didn't try anything on offer.

Replacing the Who-the-fuck-ever-eats-there Italian place next to Bahry Seafood on 86th between 5th and 6th is Yassmine Moroccan. I can only read part of the menu I grabbed, as my urine caused the ink to run, rendering the type illegible. I can however report that the spinach with olive and preserved lemon appetizer is $3.50 and that their phone number is 718 680 5803. Oh, and they claim to have a website (www.yassminerestaurant.com), though it's not up yet.

I leave it to you lot to try them.

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