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Ramadan at Kasturi

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Ramadan at Kasturi

Alan Divack | Jan 1, 1998 09:37 PM

To follow on Allan's post about Ramadan places,
Kasturi, a Bengali cafeteria at 83 Lexington, the south
end of the Indian strip, serves Ifftar (sp??) the
Ramadan evening break fast.

Disclaimers: I have never eaten there in the evening,
and it has been about two years since I was there,
which was at lunchtime also during Ramadan. (So frum
they're not.) Signs were posted at the time that they
offered Ifftar.

The food is very good, and some things excellent, esp.
the breads and unusual vegetable dishes. They are also
the only place that I have found in NY so far that
serves real Bengali fish -- I have had a wonderful
eelish in mustard paste.

I hope that some chowhound out there will try it and
report back.

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