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New Kosher Food at Brooklyn College: Subsational

Subsational, the classic Brooklyn hot spot for anyone looking for a late-night sandwich, is opening a third location (in addition to their 13th Avenue and Coney Island Avenue locations) at the Hillel at Brooklyn College! Students and faculty will be able to enjoy Subsational’s burgers, sandwiches, wraps and salads without traveling off campus– perfect for […]

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Kosher Meat Restaurant Opening Near Battery Park NYC

Lunch options aren’t that limited in the Battery Park/Financial District area. Yes, there is a Coffee Bean inside Century 21 on Broadway, and there is Cafe 11 inside the OU’s building, but meat options are scarce beyond Pita Express (a bit too far from Wall Street) and the very expensive Reserve Cut. Luckily, Bravo Pizza at […]

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New Kosher Restaurant in Albany: Opening Delayed by Fire

A fire early on Saturday morning (3/29/14) will delay the opening of brand new Albany kosher restaurant, Terra: Pescetarian International Cuisine, for at least a month if not longer. The kosher vegetarian + seafood restaurant was to open this week and fully expand its menu after Passover. Now, the restaurant will be forced to re-renovate after […]

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Remy’s Vegetarian Cuisine: New Kosher Eatery in Windsor Terrace (Brooklyn), NY

Windsor Terrace, a quaint Brooklyn neighborhood in between Park Slope and Crown Heights, is now home to a new Kosher restaurant–Remy’s Vegetarian Cuisine. Originally, owners Julie and Avi Atiae kept the menu to simple vegetarian fare, but now under their new Israeli-Yemenite chef, Ori Guri, the menu has gotten a bit more creative. Menu items range […]

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CONFIRMED CLOSED: Ladino Tapas Bar & Grill (NYC) Closed For Good

Update: One of our readers has been in touch with the owners of Ladino and they confirmed the permanent closure of Ladino. According to a post by Great Kosher Restaurants on Facebook, Ladino Tapas Bar & Grill, the kosher Spanish-style eatery in Midtown West, is “closed for renovations until May”. However, after further investigation, would […]

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Prime Burger: New Sports Bar Sister of “Prime Ko”

Primo KO, the popular Upper West Side restaurant of the Prime Hospitality family (which includes Prime Grill and Pizza da Solo) is planning to expand at their current location to open up a new sports bar called Prime Burger. (As reported by Great Kosher Restaurants) The Prime Hospitality Group is well known in the New York […]

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NOW OPEN: Kosher Dunkin’ Donuts in Washington Heights (near Yeshiva University)

UPDATE: This Dunkin Donuts is now open! (Hashgacha confirmed, see below) Anytime a kosher Dunkin Donuts opens up is pretty exciting, but the news of a kosher Dunkin Donuts has the students of Yeshiva University (YU) and the surrounding “young couples community” buzzing for weeks now! Under the hashgacha of Rav Aaron Mehlman, this Dunkin […]

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Shuk Mediterranean Cuisine in Downtown Brooklyn

Heading to downtown Brooklyn? Shuk Mediterranean Cuisine is a quaint fast-food place in Downtown Brooklyn that is well known to the kosher-keeping businessmen and locals, but not well known beyond the area. It’s only open on weekdays, and it delivers, so it’s easy to see why the locals view it as a go-to for lunch at […]

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The Stand (Two Cousins Burger) in Riverdale, has CLOSED

We are sad to note that The Stand, a kosher Israeli themed burger restaurant in Riverdale (Bronx), New York, has officially closed. The Stand was formerly known as Two Cousins Burger. View Larger Map   Source: Koshertopia

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A First-Timer’s Review of #KFWE2014: Kosher Food & Wine Experience 2014

By: Talia Rona, YTK Editor As a passionate kosher foodie, I was more than happy to represent YeahThatsKosher.com at the Kosher Food & Wine Experience (KFWE) this year, since Dani was in Uruguay for the week. You can read Dani’s previous KFWE posts here.   For those of you who are unfamiliar, KFWE is an […]

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“Meat”, Basil’s Sister Restaurant, to Open in Fall 2014

The owner of the popular Basil Pizza and Wine Bar in Crown Heights is set to open up another restaurant called “Meat” in the coming fall. Meat will be only 5 blocks away from Basil, and judging by Basil’s success, there will be high expectations for Meat. Construction has already begun on what is set […]

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New Kosher Sushi Place in Midtown (NYC): Sushi Fussion

Last week the NYC based kosher sushi chain, Sushi Fussion, with sister locations in Queens and Great Neck, opened in midtown Manhattan. We wouldn’t quite call the new sushi spot a restaurant as it only offers take-out and delivery options, however, it is still nice to have a dedicated, sushi-only kosher place in the city. To find […]

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Upper East Side (NYC) Restaurant “Eighteen” Undergoing Renovations

Eighteen, a Glatt kosher  deli grill with sushi on the Upper East Side on Manhattan, is currently undergoing renovations, so their seating area is closed for now. We expect some exciting new changes for them, and will keep you posted as we get the scoop! In the meantime, their kitchen is still open for business, […]

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U Cafe on Upper East Side (NYC) No Longer Open

U Cafe, an elegant European style cafe located on the Upper East Side has officially closed their doors. Upper East Side residents and workers & visitors at Mt. Sinai hospital will surely miss this quaint establishment, and those looking for kosher dairy food in the area will have to head down to 2d and 82nd […]

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Holey Cream (Midtown West) Newly Certified Kosher

Holey moley! Back in November, Holey Cream, an ice cream and donut shop located at 53rd and 9th in New York City, went under the kashrus supervision of the International Kosher Council. Holey Cream is well known throughout Manhattan for offering unique sweet treats, such as ice cream donut sandwiches and specialty sundaes. They are also […]

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New Georgian Restaurant in Queens: Marani

Marani is a new kosher Georgian restaurant that is only a few months old located in Rego Park, Queens. For all the Kosher foodies out there looking to try something new, you can now add Georgian food on to your to-do lists! While Marani is mainly a meat restaurant, they also have an open dairy kitchen […]

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Odradeks Coffee House and Wine Bar, Kew Gardens, Queens, NY [Review]

One Saturday night this past fall, my wife and I wanted a night out that wasn’t expensive, just enjoyable. She had heard about this cute kosher cafe in Queens that wasn’t typical, and we decided to check it out. Odradeks Coffee House and Wine Bar is located in Kew Gardens, literally in the LIRR train […]

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New Kosher Restaurant In Forest Hills, Queens, NY: Pomegranate

UPDATED: Pomegranate Restaurant is now open! The restaurant serves Bukharian cuisine, including traditional dishes such as manti (steamed dumplings), shurpa soup, and samsa (a meat-filled fried pastry.) Their website also offers a really interesting history of Bukharian Jewry in their About Us section. Their hours are 11:30 am- 11:00 PM and on Saturdays from hour […]

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“Chickies” Opens 2nd Location: Monsey, NY

Famous for their “Cap’n Munch,” a sandwich with Captain Crunch and pretzel coated fried chicken, Chickies of Teaneck, New Jersey has opened a second location in Monsey, New York. Chickies is a french fry and chicken bar with sandwiches, wraps, wings, and salad (but if you order a salad at Chickies, we’ll pretend not to […]

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Retro Grill: New Burger & Sandwich Joint in Brooklyn, NY

With relatively little buzz, Retro Grill came onto the Brooklyn scene a couple of months ago on Coney Island Avenue in Sheepshead Bay. Offering an array of sandwiches, wraps, burgers, hot dogs and salads, Retro Grill seems to be your average fast food burger joint. Since they don’t have a website or a Facebook page, […]

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Dunkin Donuts in Queens, NY Now Kosher

Happy New Year! The Dunkin Donuts on Main Street in Kew Garden Hills is now under the kosher certification of the Va’ad of Queens! Most products in the store of chalav stam,  but all the milk used in the coffees are Chalav Yisroel. Click here for a list of all kosher Dunkin Donuts locations in […]

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Gourmet K, New Kosher Meat Restaurant, Opens in Brooklyn

Gourmet K, Cafe K’s new fleishig sister, recently opened on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn. Ami and Shimon Liani, the two brothers who run the Brooklyn and Manhattan branches of Cafe K, claim that their Gourmet K menu is “hearty yet upscale, comfort food with elegance.” Some of Gourmet K’s menu items include a grilled […]

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BREAKING: Solo is Moving Downtown; Closing in Sony Building

This has been a busy year for the Prime Hospitality Group, owners of The Prime Grill, PrimeKO, Prime @ the Bentley, Solo, and Pizza da Solo, in addition to a few non-restaurant businesses. In January, The Prime Grill moved to a larger location only a few blocks from Solo. To differentiate, PHG turned Solo into […]

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Bistro Burger Opens in Great Neck, NY

[Update: Bistro Burger does not use Grow & Behold meat despite an earlier report and their menu stating otherwise.] From the same owners as Bistro Grill and Meat Me comes the new Bistro Burger, now open in Great Neck!  Bistro Burger offers over 9 types of burgers, including the 1/2 pound Fire House Burger and […]

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Chagall Bistro, Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY [Review]

Review by Arielle Klein  [Check out the YeahThatsKosher Instagram feed for more photos from this meal] Chagall Bistro was one of those places Dani & I were dying to try but just weren’t getting to. I was set on having a nice date night there on a weekday, even though Saturday night was looking more […]

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Pitopia Opening Second Location in NYC at 34th & 9th

Pitopia, a popular falafel and shawarma bar in Midtown Manhattan, currently located at the corner of Broadway and West 37th Street, has announced they are opening up a second location on 34th Street off of 9th Avenue! This is particularly exciting for the hundreds of Kosher-keeping employees of B&H Photo and Video, just down the […]

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Hassid+Hipster: (Kosher) Pop-Up in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Brooklyn has become well known for being home to the infamous “hipster,” a popular figure in today’s 21st century culture.  According to UrbanDictionary.com, hipsters are “a subculture of men and women typically in their 20′s and 30′s that value independent thinking, counter-culture, progressive politics, an appreciation of art and indie-rock, creativity, intelligence, and witty banter.” […]

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Reserve Cut Now Open for Lunch!

Earlier this year we announced the opening of new up-scale restaurant Reserve Cut on Wall Street in the Financial District. Originally, they were only open for dinner, but now we are excited to learn they have opened for lunch! Their new lunch menu features French and Asian inspired cuisine, with appetizers such as Wagyu Beef Sliders […]

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Mason & Mug Review (Brooklyn, NY)

The brand new Mason & Mug just opened in the past 2 weeks in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn and despite the multiple posts I’ve already written about them, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect… beyond good food (as I’ve eaten Itta Roth’s food at The Hester a few times before). I paid a visit on […]

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5 About 5: New Vegetarian Pop-Up Shop in NYC (Upper West Side)

While the snow flakes fall and we all shiver for a hot cup of cocoa, Screme Gelato Bar at the corner of 94th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, takes a break for the winter, making room for pop-up shop 5 About 5 to take it’s place for a short while. 5 About 5 opened this week, […]

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New Abigael’s Kosher Concession @ The Barclays Center, Brooklyn!

A few of weeks ago, Abigael’s debuted the grand opening of their new Kosher concession stand at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, which is pretty exciting for any Brooklyn Nets fan, or anyone attending any concert or event there. The stand is open on the second floor and in the Calvin Klein dining area (exclusive […]

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Mason & Mug Has Officially Opened!

The owners of Mason & Mug (whom we wrote about extensively here and here) have quietly opened up their restaurant / lounge / bar in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn this week. While they are still only open a limited number of hours to start, the restaurant is officially launching the restaurant this upcoming Monday evening, Nov. […]

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Pizza Block: New Kosher Pizza Store in Riverdale, NY

Riverdale’s Kosher eatery options are growing (although they are pretty much covered in my book, since they have  a Carlos and Gabby’s!) with the Pizza Block, the latest addition! Pizza Block is home to “Riverdale’s only deluxe Kosher salad bar,” in addition to pizza (of course) and frozen yogurt. This will be exciting news for […]

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Mike’s Bistro Opening 3rd Restaurant in Midtown East

UPDATE: Through internal resources we have confirmed that Mike’s Bistro will in fact be closing their UWS location on 72nd street. We will update this page with the timetable of both the closing and opening of these restaurants. The popular and innovative Mike’s Bistro on the Upper West Side will be opening a 3rd location […]

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Raffaello: New Kosher Pizza in Midtown, NYC

We would like to formally introduce Raffaello Pizza, the new kid on the block (46th between 5th and 6th to be exact), to the Kosher NYC pizza scene! Jerusalem Cafe and Bravo Pizza are no longer the only options for pizza-seeking Kosher keepers in Midtown, NYC! Raffaello is unique in that it’s serving only authentic Italian pizza and dishes. (The nice owner […]

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Estihana on the UWS (Manhattan) has Closed for Business

Estihana, a popular Kosher Asian restaurant on the Upper West Side in New York City, has officially closed its doors due to an expired lease. They are currently scouting for a new location. We will keep you posted with any and all updates!   View Larger Map Source: Koshertopia 

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J Soho (Formerly Known as “Jezebel”) to Close This Week

UPDATE: According to the restaurant’s owners, they will be open this Saturday night (11/9), and they’ve been ambiguous as to whether or not they will be open beyond that. My gut says not likely.    The posh downtown restaurant formerly known as Jezebel, “J Soho” or “The J”, is closing its doors later this week […]

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Burger Professor: Late Night Kosher Burgers, Coming to Queens, NY

UPDATE 10/27/13:  Burger Professor is now open!   The Burger Professor, a new fast-food Kosher burger place, is coming to Queens, NY at the corner of Main Street and Jewel Avenue very soon! Burger Professor is replacing the formerly innovative Pizza Professor by the same owner. (Pizza Professor was once a popular late night destination […]

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Noah’s Ark Deli on Lower East Side (NYC) is Closing

Noah’s Ark Deli, the last full-service Kosher restaurant on the Lower East Side in Manhattan, has received an eviction notice and will be closing. Once the home to millions of Jewish immigrants, the Orthodox Jewish population on the Lower East Side is dwindling, and although there are still some Kosher-style restaurants there, Noah’s Ark was […]

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Chocolatte in Crown Heights (Brooklyn, NY) Loses OK Hechsher, Under New Local Hashgacha

Chocolatte, a 24 hour cafe located across the street from the famed “770″ in Crown Heights, former home of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, is no longer under the kashrus certification of the OK due to kashrus violations. Instead, they are now certified kosher by the local Beth Din of Crown Heights.     Source: OK Kosher Certification View […]

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Queens, NY Kosher Eatery Updates

The following formerly Kosher establishments are no longer under the kashrus certification of the Va’ad HaRabonim of Queens: Zucca Bucca Frozen Yogurt (located on Union Turnpike in Jamaica Estates) Häagen-Dazs (located on 188th Street in Fresh Meadows)       Source: Kashrut.com 

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More Info on Mason & Mug, Opening Soon in Brooklyn, NY

I recently had the opportunity to chat with Sasha Chack, one of the two founders of Mason & Mug (the other being Itta Werdiger Roth, founder of The Hester). Chack has been cooking for 10 years, most recently at the 92Y Tribeca. He and Roth chose Prospect Heights for their new restaurant for a multitude of […]

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Review: Treat House on the Upper West Side (NYC)

Post by Talia Rona, YTK Editor Yesterday, I stopped by  Treat House on the Upper West Side in NYC while walking down Amsterdam Avenue to see what all the hype is about. In my opinion, Treat House is a kind of like a “Rice Krispies treat” version of Crumbs. The woman behind the counter was […]

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NOW OPEN: Reserve Cut, New Kosher Steakhouse Near Wall Street

UPDATE: Reserve Cut is now open! Reserve cut offers 10 types of prime steaks, sourced from The Prime Cut butcher shop in Brooklyn and dry aged in the restaurant’s private aging room. Among their other French and Asian inspired meat-heavy dishes are veal sweet breads and grilled rack of lamb. Prices for entrees ranges for $32-$58.  Click […]

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List of All Kosher CBTL’s in NYC (+ New Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf near City Hall!)

Further reason for all the West Coast-ers in New York City to rejoice: Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf  (CBTL) just opened yet another new store at 280 Broadway, at the corner of Chambers Street near City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge, slightly east of TriBeCa. Yay for more Ice Blendeds! Below is a list of all […]

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Le Churro, Spanish-Style Donut Shop on the Upper East Side, Now Kosher!

A churro, sometimes referred to as a Spanish doughnut, is a fried-dough pastry  based snack popular in Spain, France and Latin America. New Yorkers have long seen them being sold in Washington Heights, and in many subway stations, albeit never kosher. They are usually eaten for breakfast and dipped in either hot chocolate or “cafe […]

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Solo Changing Again: Now a Meat Chinese Restaurant

Many of you may recall us announcing Solo converting from their meat restaurant to a dairy restaurant less than 5 months ago. As of this coming Sunday, Sept 29th, Solo Dairy restaurant is changing their restaurant model again, becoming Solo Chinese Kitchen. They’ll begin serving Kosher authentic Chinese meat cuisine at the same high end […]

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Kosher Hipsters Rejoice: New Kosher Restaurant Coming to Prospect Heights, Brooklyn: Mason & Mug

  UPDATE: Location info added below. Not long ago in the home of one Itta Werdiger Roth, Jews were enjoying freshly prepared artisan dishes by the hostess at her “Hester” events. It seems as though the Hester may becoming more of a nightly thing now with Roth’s new kosher restaurant venture: Mason & Mug, set […]

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New Kosher Asian Restaurant in 5 Towns: “Noodles”

Less than 4 weeks ago in mid-August, Noodles opened on Central Avenue in Cedarhurst, NY, next door to the new Pizza’le – replacing Sabra Pizza and Ruthie’s. What makes “Noodles” different from most Asian cuisine kosher restaurants, is the in-house hand-made pasta or noodles that go into every dish. When ordering from Noodles, you can […]

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Brasserie HaLevi, New French-American Restaurant, Opening on Central Avenue in Cedarhurst, NY

Much to the excitement of many, the Five Towns will soon be home to yet another kosher restaurant! Brasserie HaLevi, a new restaurant on Central Avenue, will have gourmet American cuisine with a French influence and is set to open this September 2013, replacing Off The Grill which previously occupied that large space. Their menu […]

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