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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, these 18 Dunkin Donuts locations throughout downtown, midtown and the Upper East side of Manhattan […]

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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.     View Mike’s Bistro in a larger map

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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. I noticed the trucks menu as mainly being Israeli/Mediterranean style foods that get stuffed in […]

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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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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 our nickname) will have a similar breakfast and lunch menu of bagels, salads, sushi, etc. […]

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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 to NYC addresses via their Teaneck location. Here are the details that they shared: Unfortunately, due […]

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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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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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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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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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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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$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 you’re used to. It’s worth a try.

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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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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 no longer open.    Source: Great Kosher Restaurants View Larger Map

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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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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 Street. Due to an unfortunate flood, their opening date was pushed off, but we’ll keep […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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 Brochette is set to have a full sushi bar, 3 floors, a VIP section, a […]

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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 is on 46th Street between 6th & 5th Aves. Some of their menu items include […]

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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 website: All stores in NY have kosher certification by the Kof-K, prominently displayed in stores. […]

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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 & scallions served in a basket  House Made Lamb Mergeuz Sausage: caramelized onions, beef “bacon,” […]

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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 with restaurants in your area too!) We’re currently giving away gift certificates to Gotham Burger, […]

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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 Co. (ABC), Le Marais, and Mr. Broadway, coupled with the news that Teaneck’s Gotham 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 the NYC kosher landscape. This ‘pop-up’ kosher establishment, if we can call it that, holds […]

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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 new Amsterdam Burger Co. (owned by the same owners as Mike’s Bistro). According to Great […]

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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, the relatively new but successful schnitzel sandwich restaurant near Times Square, is currently expanding next […]

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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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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 it’s the first one that doesn’t even have seating. It is also the first and […]

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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, Prime is opening a small pizza joint, Pizza da Solo, a takeout-only pizzeria making 10-inch […]

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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 store and a hookah store at 227 Sullivan St in the SoHo neighborhood.  I walked […]

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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 the owners, Henry, to dine and experience Jezebel for ourselves. Located in trendy Soho on West […]

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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 2013 at 340 Lexington Avenue. There are plans for a possible roof deck, and a […]

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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 the old Beacon Restaurant & Bar. You can still eat at the current location until […]

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Pitopia in Midtown Manhattan – No Longer Vegetarian

Perhaps Pitopia wasn’t doing well selling just falafel, hummus, and fried eggplant? The store recently upgraded its offerings to include Shwarma, Schnitzel, Hot Dogs, and Sausages. They’ve added sushi to the menu as well. (Who doesn’t love sushi b’pita?) We’ll investigate and find out if it’s good enough to consider a lunchtime visit. Click here […]

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Monday: Free Falafel Sandwiches @ Pitopia: Celebrating 1 Year Anniversary in NYC

The Middle Eastern kosher eatery in midtown Manhattan, Pitopia, will be offering free falafel sandwiches all day tomorrow in store: Monday, 11/26/12 until they close at 11pm.  

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Prime at the Bentley, NYC [Guest Review]

Review by Moshe B. I recently had the opportunity of dining with a colleague at Prime @ the Bentley. Walking into the restaurant we were impressed by the thoughtful decor and stunning views. Upon the servers recommendation we both ordered the Bentley Rack & fries on the side. We were surprised when our food was brought out […]

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Mr. Broadway’s Beautiful Redesign (NYC)

Mr. Broadway has been a staple in New York's Kosher scene on Broadway for over 20 years. After a redesign process that had the restaurant nearly closed over the Sukkot holiday, they've just unveiled their new redesign … and it's beautiful. Highlights include a prominent in-restaurant sushi + wine bar, digital menu screens for take […]

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Carlos & Gabby’s Offering FREE Delivery to Washington Heights

Good news for Washington Heights residents! Carlos & Gabby's of Riverdale has announced that it will be starting FREE delivery to Washington Heights by early November. No specific date has been set yet. In a conversation with the manager at the Riverdale C&G's, I was notified that the delivery will likely be 2 days a […]

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Manhattan Kosher BBQ Challenge: Sunday, Sept. 23

The 1st Annual Kosher Grilling Challenge is taking place this Sunday, September 23rd at 1pm during the 92Y’s Street Festival.   Fairway Market and Smokey Joe’s will be hosting the challenge.  Participants submitted their favorite kosher recipe for grilled burgers, chicken, and veggies.  Creators of the top three recipes have been invited to the street festival for an in person grilling […]

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Prime at the Bentley (Hotel) to Open Before Sukkot

"Prime at The Bentley", from The Prime Hospitality Group – owners of Prime Grill, Solo, Prime KO, and Prime Butcher Baker, will be a pop-up kosher restaurant opening on the rooftop of the east side Bentley Hotel, opening on September 30th, just in time for the Sukkot holiday. The hotel rooftop will house a massive […]

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