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The Regional Convenience Stores (Besides Wawa) We Wish Were Everywhere

Whether it’s a 7-Eleven, a Wawa, or a local gas station mini-mart, there’s a nostalgic joy that accompanies popping into a convenient store at any time for a cup of coffee, newspaper, or to satisfy...

Regular Donuts

by nuskette 3 months ago

Where can I get good donuts that aren't Dunkin' or hipster? (Look, I enjoy hipster donuts as much as the next person, but sometimes you just want a normal donut.) I would particularly die if I foun...

Butterbun Bakery Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn

by pannunz2010 1 month ago

I grew up in Midwood and every Sunday for a dozen years would stop at Butterbun's Bakery on Nostrand Avenue. I could never get enough of their seven layer cake and eventually they closed and when I...

Still looking for a Good Old Fashion Jewish Bakery in Brooklyn or nearby

by Hydrin 2 years ago

I am craving good old fashion Jewish Rye, Salt Sticks, Rolls, etc etc etc. I know we have posted about this before but just wondering if any have been found. I tried Chiffon but it is not that...

St. Ann's Warehouse area?

by farthing 6 months ago

Places for lunch before a matinee near St Ann's Warehouse, 45 Water Street, Brooklyn? Thank you.

Where to buy live shrimp or prawns in Brooklyn

by Jsuper_0727 2 years ago

I have been looking for live shrimp/prawns in NYC, especially the Brooklyn area. I have been trying to make shrimp sushi, which calls for live shrimp is possible. A lot of places have fresh shri...

Request: Looking for Mock Duck and Scallion Pancake

by lkscheng 2 months ago

I am looking for Mock Duck and Scallion Pancake in the NYC area. Specifics: For Mock Duck, the closest one that i found and like is at Vegetarian Dim Sum House (24 Pell St). I am looking for an...

Grenadilla in NYC?

by awills85 2 months ago

Hi all! I recently went to Peru and fell in love with Grenadilla (similar to passion fruit but sweeter). I'm determined to find a place to buy it in NYC but Google searches aren't helping. Has a...

Malaysian Groceries in NYC

by prasantrin 2 months ago

I'm looking for Malaysian grocery stores in NYC. I'd prefer Chinatown, but may be able to travel to Brooklyn, Queens, etc. I'm looking for a very specific item (In-Comix Ginger Tea with Honey, and ...

Food Worthy Destination; Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn?

by ThanksVille 3 months ago

Family member due to visit NY Brooklyn with short term post at Fort Hamilton. Coming in from NJ to meet up and take him out for a leisurely dinner. Completely unknown area to us other than r...

Things I wish Trader Joe's would bring back (or begin)

by brooklynista 1 year ago

The green tahini sauce was amazing, but was tragicaly discontinued a couple of years ago. I can't find it anywhere else. I so wish they'd bring it back! Also, I wish they'd stock good low-carb ice ...

Rennet in Brooklyn

by roux42 3 months ago

Hello folks, In order to cut down on plastic, I would like to start making my own cottage cheese and it looks like I need rennet. Does anyone know where it can be purchased in Brooklyn or lower...

in search of (West) African beer in Brooklyn

by BEmama 4 months ago

Would love to find African beer sold by 6, 12, or case. Brands include Castle, Club, Star, or Tusker. Thanks!

Bamboo Garden vs East Harbor Seafood BK FOR DINNER

by chefdekoven 5 months ago

Hey all. Planning a Lunar New Year Banquet, again, this time probably in Brooklyn. Anyone have a preference between Bamboo Garden or East Harbor Seafood for dinner. I have gotten a menu from each, ...

Chef's Table at Brooklyn Fare/Ko/Per Se for July

by kiokujai 4 months ago

Planning to go to NYC in July for wedding anniversary. Will be there for 4 nights and tentatively thinking Marea, Peter Luger, and one of Chef's Table at Brooklyn Fare or Momofuku Ko (for the night...

Mexican food in NYC?

by LC1995 1 year ago

I live close to NYC (in Nassau County) and I've been aspiring to become a foodie over the last few years. My favorite cuisine so far is Mexican, so I figured I would start out with this. There a...

Name the best fast food eats in NYC

by nanr2692 7 months ago

Looking for cheap fast food in NYC. I need a list of choices for research. ;) I just want to find my favorite.

Blackseed Bagel coming to the Heights

by Bkeats 7 months ago

I was walking up Court St the other evening. Noticed Sweet Green is open. Meh. But then saw the space where that last fru fru yogurt place used to be is gone and the glass was all covered up with a...

Looking for the best falafel in BK

by JustJ4now 5 months ago

Looking for suggestions on the best falafel in Brooklyn, preferably Bay Ridge area, but open to other areas. Disappointed so far...