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CLOSED: Lorelli’s in Midtown NYC

Yesterday was the last day open for the relatively new midtown restaurant according to a sign on the door found today. The owners of the restaurant (same as Schnitzel Express next door) did not give diners a heads up or […]

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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, […]

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Bravo Kosher Burgers Now Open in Downtown Manhattan

Photo Credit: Nathaniel Fintz The owners of Bravo Kosher Pizza have opened a brand new Glatt Kosher meat eatery next door to its downtown location, Bravo Kosher Burger & Deli. (Although the sign out front says “Bravo Kosher Burgers”) The […]

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Sushi Metsuyan in 5 Towns Closed (for Renovations?)

UPDATE: We have been informed that this Sushi Metsuyan branch has been closed for good. Last week I took my wife to Sushi Metsuyan in Cedarhurst for dinner for the first time in many years (we had been turned off […]

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Kosher Café Concept Wins Bid to Replace Shalom Chai on Lower East Side (NY)

Currently, no kosher restaurants exist in the once kosher-rich Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan. Shalom Chai pizza closed in June and Noah’s Ark deli closed last year. The local board received bids from 4 potential restauranteurs, including one kosher […]

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Russ & Daughters Opening Kosher Cafe in the Jewish Museum (NYC)

Russ & Daughters, an iconic (non kosher) cafe with 2 locations in the Lower East Side, will be opening up their first kosher establishment inside the Jewish Museum on the Upper East Side in Manhattan in early 2015 (museum admission […]

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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 […]

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18 New NYC Dunkin Donuts Locations Serving Kosher Baked Goods

YeahThatsKosher just spoke to Rav HaMachshir Rabbi Aaron Mehlman, who runs National Kosher Supervision based in NYC, about 18 Dunkin Donuts shops in New York City that are now carrying kosher donuts and other pastries in their stores. According to Rabbi Mehlman, […]

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Mike’s Bistro is Officially on Hiatus, New Location Opening Mid-July

The popular UWS restaurant is currently closed and is in process of preparing to relaunch in their new location in Midtown East. Expect the same great food, with more options, including more seating and expanded hours of operation.     […]

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New (?) Kosher Food Truck Spotted in NYC: The Pocketful

Last Sunday, at the Celebrate Israel parade in NYC, I noticed a kosher food truck serving many of the marchers who had just completed their walk down 5th Avenue. The  Pocketful, the kosher truck, was parked temporarily on Madison Ave. […]

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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 […]

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Milk ‘n’ Honey Coming to Financial District, NYC

The popular dairy restaurant, Milk ‘n’ Honey of 45th Street in Midtown is getting a new brother in the Financial District. Set to open a few weeks from now at 160 Broadway, Milk ‘n’ Honey Downtown (unofficial name, this is just […]

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Shalom Bombay Manhattan Closing / Moving

Shalom Bombay just announced on their Facebook page that they will be closing their Manhattan restaurant (located at 344 Lexington Ave. between 39th and 40th St.) and is in process of finding another location. Large delivery & catering orders will be delivered […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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$1/Slice Deal at Raffaello in NYC

The following coupon is valid until February 5th, 2014 and can only be used once per visit to Raffaello, located near the Diamond District and Times Square in midtown. Their pizza “slices” are rectangular and quite different from the pizza […]

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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 […]

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BurritO’lam in Teaneck, NJ is Now Closed

After only a short six month life span, the Mexican restaurant BurritO’lam on West Englewood Avenue in Teaneck, New Jersey has officially closed for business. It opened only a half year ago in June 2013 and despite it’s clever name, unfortunately, it is […]

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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 […]

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Coming Soon: SoySauce, Chinese Cuisine in Queens, NY

Those in Queens still mourning the loss of StirFry in Rego Park two years ago will be happy to learn that they can soon get their Chinese fix without traveling far. Welcome the new SoySauce Glatt Kosher Chinese Takeout to Main […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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,” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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La Brochette: New Kosher French Steakhouse Restaurant in Midtown East

Upscale Kosher dining in Manhattan just got a little more competitive! La Brochette is a Kosher French steakhouse set to open this week on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 on Lexington Avenue between 39th and 40th Streets in New York City. La […]

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Kosher Burger Truck, Grill on Wheels, Debuts in NYC

Kosher-keepers in Midtown rejoice! If you love HaKadosh BBQ, and are still mourning the loss of Kosher Delight, say hello to your new best friend: Grill on Wheels. This full-time Kosher burger truck launched this week with their first location […]

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Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Adds Kosher Location to Century 21 Dept. Store in Downtown Manhattan

Back in April, Century 21 quietly added a branch of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf inside their refurbished flagship department store (on the 3rd floor) across from the World Trade Center site / Ground Zero.   According to the CBTL […]

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Prime Grill Reopening in New Location June 4th (UPDATE: June 10th)

UPDATE: The restaurant has emailed us back and let us know that the opening will not be this week and was moved to next Monday, June 10th.  Sample Items from the new menu: Corn & Beef “Bacon” Fritters: maple aioli […]

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YeahThatsKosher Turns 5! WIN a $100 Gift Certificate to one of your Favorite Kosher Restaurants in NYC!

In celebration of YeahThatsKosher turning 5 years old this June, we are giving away Gift Certificates to your favorite kosher restaurants in NYC this month. (To those outside of NYC – don’t worry – we’ll run more of these giveaways […]

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High-End Burgers Flood New York Kosher Restaurants

In this week’s Jewish Week newspaper, I wrote an article about the deluge in kosher restaurants in NYC focusing on high-end burgers. (Click here to read the article). The catalyst behind the article were my recent meals at Amsterdam Burger […]

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“Hakadosh BBQ” Bringing Kosher Grill to NYC Street Fairs & Events

Ari White, the grillmaster behind Hakadosh BBQ, is bringing his Texas Roadside Smokehouse BBQ to streetfairs across New York this Spring and Summer. Those street fairs have historically been void of kosher fare as this will fill a void in […]

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NYC Getting Meatier: Gotham Burger Opening in UWS

UPDATE: Opening JUNE 5th WIN: One of 2 $50 Gift Certificates to use at Gotham Burger The relatively new but successful Teaneck eatery, Gotham Burger, is opening a 2nd location in Manhattan’s Upper West Side neighborhood, only blocks from the […]

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New Kosher Dairy Restaurant in Midtown NYC: Lorelli’s

Exclusive Story: While it is no secret that there have been many changes to the kosher scene in midtown NYC over the past year and a half, this secret has been kept under wraps for a few months now. Schnitzel Express, […]

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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, […]

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Pizza Da Solo, NYC (Review)

We announced not long ago that the owners of the Prime Grill restaurants, which include Solo, would be launching a new dairy restaurant, a take-out pizza joint. Not only is this the first dairy location the group has launched, but […]

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New Kosher Pizza Place (NYC): Pizza da Solo; Solo Becoming Dairy

If the flurry of recent restaurant openings and moves by the Prime Hospitality Group didn’t get your head spinning yet (Prime at the Bentley / Prime Grill moving), well, it will now. In their first foray into the dairy scene, […]

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Sacred Chow, New York, NY [Guest Review]

For someone that has never lived in, and rarely visits, New York City, Sacred Chow offers the quintessential NY vibe that I hoped I would find when I came to town. The kosher-vegan restaurant is nestled between a shoe repair […]

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Jezebel, SOHO, NY [Review]

For years, my wife and I would travel the world, ogle funky non-kosher restaurants, and wish that such a place would exist kosher, and in NYC. Well, such a place has arrived in Jezebel. We were invited by one of […]

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Kosher Restaurant News Roundup USA (Dec ’12 – Jan ’13)

Updates for restaurants in NYC, Baltimore, Miami, Memphis, Las Vegas, and Palo Alto. New York City A new upscale steakhouse will be moving into the former home of Le Carne Grill: La Brochette, which is slated to open in Spring […]

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The Prime Grill (NYC) Moving to New Space; Original Location Closing Jan 17

After 13 years at their beautiful location on the east side (60 East 49th street), The Prime Grill will be moving to a larger location a few blocks away to 25 West 56th Street, 7 blocks north, formerly home to […]

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