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INSA for Korean harvest festival

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by jen kalb 2 years ago

Insa in Gowanus is offering special Chuseok (fall harvest) festival dishes right now. We liked both of last nights offerings, as well as our grilled short ribs but the fried rice cake with shiita...

Only in New York... neighborhood restaurants you would head to first

by kayreed 3 years ago

DH and I will be visiting Manhattan (staying in the Upper West Side) and Brooklyn over Memorial Day weekend. We like to find restaurants using the Calvin Trillin method (i.e. asking a local "if you...

Good, Tandoori and goat curry?

by borisabrams 2 years ago

Hi! Having moved from the UK to New York, I have pretty high standards when it comes to any North Indian food. With the exception of Punjabi Deli in the East Village, I have yet to find a good ...

Ilocano, Filipino restaurant

by borisabrams 2 years ago

Hi there, I was wondering if there are any restaurants in the NYC area that specialize in the food of the Ilocano region of the Philippines? (It does not have to be exclusive but if i can find ...

Consistently good Pancita de Res.

by borisabrams 2 years ago

Hi! I am on the hunt for a solid Pancita dee Res, a Mexican tripe stew. I had an excellent one down at Tacos El Bronco and Tacos Matamoros, both in Sunset Park. However, living in Williamsburg ...

Regular Donuts

by nuskette 2 years 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...

Taeng Fong, Bay Parkway, Brooklyn

by rouenmom 15 years ago

Does anyone out there know when this wonderful traditional "old fashioned" Cantonese restaurant closed? And, did they, perhaps move from their location at 6504 Bay Parkway to another spot in the n...

Butterbun Bakery Nostrand Avenue Brooklyn

by pannunz2010 2 years 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 4 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 3 years 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 4 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...

Grenadilla in NYC?

by awills85 2 years 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 years 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 2 years 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 3 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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, ...