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Pizza Da Solo & Prime Burger to Moving to Brooklyn

The Prime Hospitality Group has purchased and is already working on a building on the corner of East 12th & Ave J in Brooklyn. The 2 story restaurant is being converted into 2 kosher restaurants, one dairy and one meat. DAIRY: The dairy restaurant will be a combined Pizza da Solo & Shake Factory. Shake Factory […]

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Odradeks Coffee Bar Now Open in Brooklyn

As we reported back in April, the great but under-the-radar kosher coffee shop in Kew Gardens, Queens, Odradeks, has opened its second cafe in Midwood, Brooklyn. The new location is situation right next to the subway trussles on Ave J, appropriately next to the Yeshiva of Flatbush & Touro College, guaranteeing an influx of students […]

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Kosher Delight Closes Last Location on Ave J in Brooklyn; Opening New Restaurant

After 35+ years in its location on Ave J, and 3 other locations in Brooklyn & Manhattan, the last of Kosher Delight’s locations has finally closed. UPDATE (Oct 20): Kosher Delight’s owners will be opening a smaller restaurant in Flatbush, Brooklyn which will supposedly have healthier options (including veggie/vegan options) to match the community’s changing […]

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“Artisanal Burger Lab” Coming to Crown Heights, Brooklyn: Boeuf & Bun

Boeuf & Bun, a new self-proclaimed “artisanal burger lab”, will be opening in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in late-October after the holidays. In a long conversation with the restaurant’s Australian owner, Tzemach Woolstone, we learned that the restaurant will seat 40-50 patrons, have waiter service and an array of high-end gourmet burger options, but will not […]

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Prime Wok ‘n’ Grill Takes Over Moshi Moshi in Brooklyn, NY

Prime Wok ‘n’ Grill takes place of Moshi Moshi on Coney Island Avenue in Flatbush (Brooklyn, NY) under “new heimishe ownership,” according to their website. Much like their predecessor Moshi Moshi, Prime Wok ‘n’ Grill will be serving Chinese and Japanese cuisine, but additionally they added grilled American food to the menu as well. To cater […]

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NYC’s High-End Kosher Restaurants & Steakhouses

Many people have been emailing, tweeting, and messaging me asking me for steakhouse options in the NYC area. I’ve decided to include a few non-steakhouses but are still great high-end restaurants worthy of a date, important meeting, etc. Many of you may ask why I did or didn’t include certain restaurants in this list. I’ve […]

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Rita’s Italian Ice Now Open at Coney Island (Brooklyn, NY)

Famous for their Old-Fashioned Frozen Custard and the perfect complement to summer, Rita’s Italian Ice is now open at Coney Island!  Just in time for the Memorial Day opening of Coney Island’s new steel roller coaster, the Thunderbolt, patrons can relive their ride over a Rita’s signature Blendini or gelati while walking along the boardwalk. […]

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Shuk Mediterranean Cuisine in Downtown Brooklyn

UPDATE 10/22/14: According to both Yelp and avid YeahThatsKosher readers, it appears Shuk Mediterranean has closed. 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, […]

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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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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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The Kosher Restaurant Trends of 2013

Over the last few years we’ve been noticing lots of changes and improvements in the kosher restaurant world, and while many of the trends below focus majorly on happenings in the metro NYC area, these are trends that we believe will have an impact on restaurants beyond the large Jewish enclave in the American Northeast and […]

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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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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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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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Special Event: The Hester @ Wolf & Lamb Brooklyn (Wed 5/22)

For those of you who have attended The Hester before, you know this is going to be different and equally awesome. Tomorrow night, Wednesday, May 22nd – The Hester is hosting it’s first pop-up event – a kosher night out complete with live music entertainment, and a unique menu prepared by Kate Hester with the […]

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New Kosher French Restaurant “Chagall Bistro” in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY

This week, a new kosher French restaurant has opened in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, Chagall Bistro. In an interview with the owner, Dan Halimi, discussed with YeahThatsKosher about his new restaurant. We purchased this restaurant a year ago, fixing it up, and making it a more upscale eatery. Being Jewish and from France, […]

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Order in from GetKosher.com for the SuperBowl (Brooklyn & 5 Towns only)

Whether you’re having a small gathering, or a large Super Bowl party to celebrate the Har-bowl, GetKosher.com has arrangements with 14 restaurants in Brooklyn and one in the 5 Towns. Get 10% off order using code: YTK Restaurants include: Benny’s Burgers Plus Crisp Hummus Point Hunan Joseph Dream Burger Moshi Moshi Nosh Express Ocean Fresh […]

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Shang-Chai Closing on New Years Day 2013; to be renamed “Shang-Meis”

Shang-Chai, the 4 decades-old, famous, kosher Chinese restaurant on Flatbush Ave in Brooklyn, will be closing its door this week (1/1/13) due to “renovations” (according to thejfile.com). “A bank is likely to open in the location” in place of the restaurant according to the maître d’ of ShangChai. Shang-Chai was one of those places that […]

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The Hester: A Unique Kosher Experience in Brooklyn, NY [Review]

Review by @ArielleKlein I love to eat and I love new experiences. Most kosher eating experiences are the same; a new place opens up, we try it out, food is anywhere from decent to amazing, service generally sucks, and as for ambiance, it often doesn’t exist. Overall, apart from some restaurants with fabulous food, the […]

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Wolf & Lamb Opening New Restaurant in Brooklyn

Wolf & Lamb Steakhouse, the popular midtown Manhattan restaurant, is opening up a new location in Midwood, on the corner of Coney Island Ave. & Ave. M. This space has been occupied by at least 1-2 other kosher restaurants over the past 10+ years, but hopefully this unique location will work well for the existing […]

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A Review of Pardes Restaurant, Downtown Brooklyn, NY

For a special treat, I decided to buy tickets to a Sheakspeare play, Richard III, at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in Downtown Brooklyn (starring Kevin Spacey), for my 5 year Anniversary with my wife. I also knew that we would have the opportunity to finally try Pardes, which we've heard many good things about.  […]

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Tasting the Restaurants at KFWE (Kosher Food & Wine Experience)

Heading into my second year attending KFWE (the Kosher Food & Wine Experience), I was excited for a night of good food and good people. Many others were also excited by the huge selection of kosher wines from around the world, but not being a wine aficionado myself, I left the wine tasting to the […]

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“M Restaurant” Closes in Flatbush, Set to Reopen in Manhattan

Classy “M Restaurant” has closed it’s doors in Flatbush and will be reopening in Manhattan in the near future. No specific date or location has been announced for it’s reopening, but we look forward to trying it when it does. One of our Twitter followers was pretty upset upon the hearing of this place closing: […]

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Post Hurricane Irene: Kosher Restaurants Open in NYC area

Scrolling through my Facebook feed, I noticed people asking what kosher restaurants were open in their various neighborhoods. I decided it would be a good idea for YeahThatsKosher to post a list for the NY Metro area. So I put up a Facebook status asking people if they knew of any restaurants currently open, and […]

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“Prime Sandwich” – New Meat Restaurant Opening in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY

Kingston Ave. in Crown Heights, Brooklyn is getting its own Schnitzel “sandwich” shop in ‘Prime Sandwich’, which is set to open directly before or after the Jewish holidays (2011). According to Shamis.com, the restaurant will be under the Hashgacha of the Beis Din of Crown Heights (CHK).

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Kosher Deals in NYC: Madras Mahal, Garden of Eat-In, Pita Express

$8 for $15 worth of food and drink from Madras Mahal Indian Restaurant! http://www.madrasmahal.com 104 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10016 (212) 684-4010 $28 gets you $40 worth at Garden of Eat-In! 1416 Ave J Brooklyn, NY 11230 (718) 252-5289 $15 for $25 Worth of Food at Pita Express! http://www.pitaexpressnyc.com 15 Ann street New York, […]

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Kosher Restaurant DEAL in Boro Park, Brooklyn, NY

Click on the deal to purchase it. Nu Café 47 — Brooklyn — 50% OFFSpend $5, Get $10 worth of food Deal ends Saturday night!http://www.nucafe47.net4709 New Utrecht AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11219(718) 871-4747

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Best of Kosher Brooklyn: PIZZA

Now that Pesach is over, we can continue our devouring of leavened bread products … and everyone knows how much we love our Pizza in New York. In Brooklyn alone there a few dozen Kosher Pizza places, likely the most in one city in the world. Having said that, if you are unfamiliar with the […]

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What the %#*^ is Happening to Kosher Restaurants in Brooklyn?

I’ve recently been spending a lot of time in Brooklyn and I’ve been noticing some odd and some disturbing things. Here are 3 things I’ve recently experienced, 2 last night, and one Purim night. On Purim night after the megillah, and after my son finally fell asleep, my wife and I decided to go out […]

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Kosher Restaurant Deals: Garden of Eat-In (Bklyn), King David Deli (5Towns), Teaneck General Store (NJ), Bagel Cafe (Bklyn)

Click on the Deal to purchase it! (Remember to read the fine print of each deal) Garden of Eat-In — Brooklyn, NY — 50% off Pay $10, Get $20 worth of food Deal ends 1am EST Wed. morning. See fine print details on their site for when it can be used. 1416 Avenue J Brooklyn, […]

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Kosher Deals in Brooklyn & 5 Towns: Benny’s Grill & Gotta Getta Bagel

Click on the DEAL to purchase! Benny’s Grill – Brooklyn — 67% off! Spend $10, get $30 worth of Food! Deal expires Friday night, 3/25. www.bennysfoods.com 1785 Ocean Avenue Brooklyn , NY 11230 (718) 787-0080 — Gotta Getta Bagel – Woodmere, NY — 40% off! Spend $6, Get $10 worth of Food! Deal expires Monday […]

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More Kosher Deals in NYC: Sushi Tokyo in Brooklyn & Popbar in Manhattan

Click on the DEAL to purchase it! Sushi Tokyo — 32% Off Spend $17, get $25 worth of Food Deal ends Sunday night! www.sushitokyonyc.com 1360 Coney Island Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11230 (718) 483-9834 — Popbar – NYC — 52% Spend $12, Get $25 worth of Food Deal expires at Midnight Tonight! www.pop-bar.com 5 Carmine St. […]

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Kosher Delight in Borough Park, Brooklyn Closed

A staple in the Brooklyn community for the past few decades, Kosher Delight on 13th Ave in Borough Park closed it’s doors last night. This decision we are told is due to a major increase in rent for the space. This does not affect the Kosher Delight restaurants in Flatbush and Midtown Manhattan. h/t to […]

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Basil to Open 2nd Brooklyn Location

Basil, the still new and delicious Pizza & Wine Bar in Crown Heights is barely a year old, and yet they are set to open a second location in the developing neighborhood of DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass – how many of you knew that?). The location will be situation near the Brooklyn […]

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Kosher on Campus: CUNY Brooklyn College

Contributed by Dani Klein & Charlie Shrem Brooklyn College is extremely Jew friendly. School is suspended for basically every Yom Tov (not chol hamoed though). I have never come across a situation where I was placed with a scheduling conflict due to my religious observances. Brooklyn College makes every attempt to accommodate the needs of […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Brooklyn, NY

Contributed by: Arielle Singer Klein | Last Date of Travel: [Author grew up in Brooklyn and often visits her parents who live there.] Kosher Info: Ahh Brooklyn the proverbial mecca for the Jewish foodie. Although I no longer live in Brooklyn I still dream about all the myriad food choices that exist some open till […]

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