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770 - Headquarters of Chabad Lubavitch.
770 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/770_Eastern_Parkway

770 to Ohel Bus - Every weekday at 10:30 there is a bus that goes direct from 770 to the Ohel, and returns half hour later. $10.
770 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohel_(Chabad-Lubavitch)

Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Beautiful gardens, with plants from all over the world. Free entry on Tuesdays, otherwise $10.
990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (718) 623-7200 ~ http://www.bbg.org/

Brooklyn Children's Museum - The first museum in America to be dedicated specifically for children. Free entry on Thursdays from 3-5pm.
145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 735-4400 ~ http://www.brooklynkids.org/

Brooklyn Museum - NYC's second largest art museum. Large collection of Egyptology. Admission is how ever much you want to give.
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238 ~ (718) 638-5000 ~ http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/home.php

Brooklyn Public Library - The main central branch of the BPL. It contains over a million books, magazine and materials.
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 ~ (718) 230-2100 ~ http://www.bklynlibrary.org/locations/central

Chabad Library - Many books and manuscripts kept here from generations ago. Beautiful place to visit.
766 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Agudas_Chassidei_Chabad

Jewish Children's Museum - The largest Jewish themed museum in America. An amazing experience for all ages. $13.
792 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 467-0600 ~ http://www.jcm.museum/default.asp

Jewish Hassidic Walking Tours - Excellent tour of CH, geared more towards the less observant to learn. $50.
305 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 953-5244 ~ https://jewishtours.com/

Prospect Park & Lake - Huge park with open playing fields, running & bicycle paths, horseback riding, ice skating (seasonal), and boating (seasonal).
Brooklyn, NY ~ (718) 965-8951 ~ http://www.prospectpark.org/visit

Prospect Park Zoo - Nice place to visit, many exhibits and animals. $5 C $8 A.
450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (718) 399-7339 ~ http://www.prospectparkzoo.com/

Airport Public Transportation Options
EWR - Option 1: Take the NJ transit to 34th street, connect to the 3 train. Cost $15 - Travel Time 1 hour.
EWR - Option 2: Take public bus or shuttle bus to downtown Newark, connect to Path to NYC, and from there to the subway. Cost $5~ - Travel Time 2 hours.
EWR - Option 3: Take the Midtown bus to Grand Central (leaves every 15 minutes) ($16 1W $28 2W), connect to 4 train ($2.5) to Franklin Ave, Take 3 train to Kingston Ave. Cost $18.5 - Travel Time 1 hour.
JFK - Get on the B15 bus, connect at new lots avenue to the 3 train. Cost $5 - Travel Time 1 hour or less. (With a MC will be $2.5)
LGA - Take the M60 bus to Harlem 125th street and connect there to the 4 train. Cost $5 - Travel Time 1 hour + 30 minutes. (With a MC will be $2.5)

Bakeries & Groceries
Albany Bakery - Recently moved to a new large location next door to former place. Large grocery section too.
Corner of Albany Ave & Union, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 778-1733

Empire Kosher - Full bakery inside this large supermarket, great muffins and cakes. Good challah too. Free parking.
529 Empire Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (718) 221-2144 ~ http://www.ekspecials.com/

Gombo Bake Shop - The best kokosh cake with crumb topping. And good hot chocolate and coffee.
328 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (347) 529-0589 ~ https://www.yelp.com/biz/gombos-heimishe-bakery-brooklyn

Kahan's Superette - Large supermarket on the corner of Union, full Pesach store too in-season.
317 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 756-2999 ~ http://www.kahanssuperette.com/

Kingston Bake Shop - Great fresh bakery on the corner of Crown, good knishes too. Has the name of having from the best sushi in CH.
380 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (718) 467-2047 ~ http://kingstonbakeshop.com/

Klein's Grocery - Closest grocery store to Beis Rivka girls school, lots of them there getting snacks.
504 Empire Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (718) 493-9045 ~ https://www.yelp.com/biz/kleins-grocery-brooklyn

Kol Tuv Grocery - Large supermarket on the corner of Montgomery - usually open till midnight.
409 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (718) 953-4440 ~ https://www.yelp.com/biz/kol-tuv-supermarket-brooklyn

Koshertown Supermarket - Large supermarket on the corner of Empire.
469 Albany Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 778-6171 ~ http://www.mykoshertown.com/#/Home

The Marketplace - The newest full kosher supermarket in CH, with a full bakery and a great deli take-out counter. Free parking (across the street).
589 E New York Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (718) 363-1300 ~ https://kosherfamily.com/

Restaurants & Eateries
Baguette Express II - A new place that just opened April, 2017 in former location of Kingston Falafel.
250 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718)-484-7814 ~ http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=45029&alias=new-owners-reopen-falafel-joint

Basil Pizza & Wine Bar - Maturo Borgo Real (Red), Baron Herzog Late Harvest White Riesling (White); Food: wild mushroom pizza, basil fries, and sour cream cheese cake with basil ice cream for dessert. The basil ice cream is a must have!
270 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (718) 285-8777 ~ http://www.basilny.com/index.html

Boeuf & Bun - A new artisanal burger lab restaurant that recently opened in CH, right across the street from Basil.
271 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11213, ~ (718) 221-8900 ~ http://www.boeufbun.com/

Brooklyn Artisan Bakehouse - new bakery offering up breads, sandwiches and pizza. Does not code as 3x for CSR
529 East New York Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203. ~ (347) 292-1382 ~ http://www.brooklynab.com/

Bunch o Bagels - Probably the best bagels in CH. They have a good yogurt in the fridge by the register. For the most part just a typical bagel shop from what I've had. Now also serving a lot more main dishes with fish pasta and salads all on the menu. Does not code as 3x for CSR
361 Troy Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (718) 604-0634 ~ http://www.bunchobagels.com/menu/

Calabria - A new dairy restaurant in Crown Heights is named "Calabria" and will be serving kosher Roman-style pizza and beer.
266 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213. ~ https://www.calabria.pizza/menu/

Chocolatte Cafe - Newish coffee shop, that serves also wraps, pasta and salads. They are open 24 hours and they have free WiFi.
792 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (718) 773-3770 ~ http://chocolatte.us/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Chocolatte-Menu.pdf

Dean Street Cafe - https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20170109/crown-heights/cafe-with-crown-heights-roasted-coffee-opening-on-utica-avenue
87 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213

Dovid Malka - Shabbos food take-out only. The best chulent in town and kugel too.
1552 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 773-2335

Empire Grill - The Lemon (off the menu), sesame, and sweet and sour Chinese chicken are all very decent and large portions, The 770 burger and spicy fries is my go to meal for a cheap and good fleishig food. Remember they deliver for free till very late usually 1am or later.
597 Empire Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (718) 221-8597 ~ http://www.empiregrillny.com/

Eshel Restaurant - Very affordable dining place, inside the Eshel Hachnosas Orchim place.
272 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ (718) 774-3470 ~ http://eshelcenter.org/contact-us/catering-and-restaurant/

Ess & Bentch -
313 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=43282

Holesome Bagels - I love their personal pies that are just $7 I always ask for the russian sauce for dipping. This is my go to for cheap milchig meal. Also $6 breakfast special, bagel with eggs, potatos, israeli salad, and coffee. Don't miss their Arele special, a.k.a the Potato bagel.
333 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (347) 955-5300 ~ https://holesomebagels.com/?limit=30

Izzy's Brooklyn Smokehouse - A new place that opened in CH, offers wood smoking BBQ and a seating area for 25+.
397 Troy Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ Coming Soon. ~ http://izzyssmokehouse.com/

Kingston Pizza - I would never eat their pizza, if I didn't know they got a new recipe. The new pizza is actually not horrible if someone serves it at a party I suppose I would eat it, and enjoy it, otherwise... Seating inside for 50+ people, has a sukkah on premises.
395 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, ~ (718) 773-7154 ~ https://www.yelp.com/biz/kingston-pizza-kosher-brooklyn

Meat - A new restaurant slated to open very soon, same owner as Basil. Casual southern comfort food style.
115 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 ~ Coming Soon.

Mendy's Deli CH - The 3 meat combo is excelent, I usualy get corned beef, pastrami, and roast beef, with fried onions. They really pack in a lot of meat. Also their baby chicien lafa is good. One of my favorite chicken soups is their chickin gambo soup. They now also have a full service restaurant room.
792 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (718) 907-8877 ~ http://www.mendysdeli.com/

Mermelstein Caterers - My go to place for plane food. They have a pre-wrapped deli sandwich with I think Corned beef, Pastrami, and turkey. Easy to travel with and will stay good for long trips. Otherwise don't plan on eating in there, more of a deli kind of place, inside feels like a soup kitchen.
351 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (718) 778-3100 ~ https://www.yelp.com/biz/mermelsteins-caterers-brooklyn

Natural Treats - Smoothie shop on Kingston, customize your smoothie the way you like it. Also small selection of bites. Currently running a BOGO free offer on their website. This is part of the same chain of NT stores around New York.
401 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, ~ (347) 413-7075 ~ http://www.naturaltreatsnyc.com/

Pletzel Pizza - Online only ordering place, personal pies at $6 a pie, additional toppings are $1.
489 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225 ~ (347) 770-1340 ~ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pletzel-Pizza-Under-OK-Supervision/648062535278583.

Pomodori (Benny's Brick Oven Pizza) - Newish Pizza shop. I really enjoyed their Pomodori slice and garlic pizza, both top notch!
419 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, ~ (718) 484-4817 ~ http://pomodorinyc.com/pdf/pomodori-nyc-menu.pdf

Prime Sandwich - When they first opened I got a very good portion of schintzel in a spicy schnitzel sandwich and enjoyed it. Since the opening I have went there twice been very unimpressed and let down. Don't plan on ever going there again... They have good lunch and dinner specials now.
377 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (718) 576-6665 ~ http://www.primesandwich.com/

Prime Wok - Article here - http://www.collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=40054&alias=at-last-chinese-in-crown-heights | Menu - http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160413/f1d592e993b5d115013c16b9d12a2e84.jpg
377 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (718) 576-6665 ~ http://www.primewok.net/

Sauce N Cheese - Onlne pizza store, cheap prices. The food comes from Holesome bagels. Great service. Update: They have their own storefront now.
509 Albany Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203, ~ (347) 425-1450 ~ https://saucencheese.com/

Sushi Spot II - One of the best rolls I have ever had is the Crunchy Situation, many rolls are good, another one I like very much is the specialty portabella roll.
426 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, ~ (718) 756-4040 ~ http://www.sushispot2.com/

Sweet Expressions - While not really a cafe or restaurant. This is a great place to get anything sweet, with the largest candy selection in CH, chocolates, milk shakes, coffee, fresh popcorn, ice cream and a lot more. Small seating area inside.
310 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, ~ (718) 613-0188 ~ https://www.yelp.com/biz/your-sweet-expressions-brooklyn
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Crown Heights master thread
« on: February 19, 2012, 04:14:39 PM »
Wanted to do this for a while. Here is a list of the places I've eaten and my favorite thing at each place. I'll edit more later, add bad foods etc... For now I want to hear other peoples opinions, so I can know what else to try. *disclaimer- besides for basil all the restaurants listed below have mediocre-horrible decor/comfortable seating.

Basil- Wine:  Maturo Borgo Real (Red), Baron Herzog Late Harvest White Riesling (White); Food: wild mushroom pizza, basil fries, and sour cream cheese cake with basil ice cream for dessert. The basil ice cream is a must have!
http://www.basilny.com/index.html

Sushi spot- One of the best rolls I have ever had is the Crunchy Situation, many other rolls are good another one I like very much is the specialty portabela roll. http://www.sushispot2.com/

Empire Grill- The Lemon(off the menu), sesame, and sweet and sour Chinese chicken are all very decent and large portions, The 770 burger and spicy fries is my go to meal for a cheap and good fleishig food. Remember they deliver for free till very late usually 1am or later. http://www.empiregrillny.com/

Mendy's- The 3 meat combo is excelent, I usualy get corned beef, pastrami, and roast beef, with fried onions. They really pack in a lot of meat. Also their baby chicien lafa is good. One of my favorite chicken soups is their chickin gambo soup. http://www.mendysdeli.com/

Pamadori- Newish Pizza shop. I really enjoyed their Pamadori slice and garlic pizza, both top notch!

Cafe Rimon- Fettuccine Alfredo is amazing!

Buncho Bagels- Probably the best bagels in crown heights. They have a good yougurt in the fridge by the register. For the most part just a typical bagel shop from what I've had.

Areles bagel- I love their personal pies that are just $6 I always ask for the russian sauce for dipping. This is my go to for cheap milchig meal. Also $5 breakfast special, bagel with eggs, potatos, israeli salad, and coffee

Kingston Pizza- I would never eat their pizza, if I didn't know they got a new recipe. The new pizza is actually not horrible if someone serves it at a party I suppose I would eat it, and enjoy it, otherwise...

Prime Sandwich- When they first opened I got a very good portion of schintzel in a spicy schnitzel sandwich and enjoyed it. Since the opening I have went there twice been very unimpressed and let down. Don't plan on ever going there again...

Albany Bakery on Albany- They make mezonos sandwiches to go. They have great guacamole which I personally love one a sandwich with white fish.

Albany bake shop on Kingston- They make sushi and accept food stamps. That is about all I know about them...

Mermelsteins- My go to place for plane food. They have a pre-wrapped deli sandwich with I think Corned beef, Pastrami, and turkey. Easy to travel with and will stay good for long trips.

Kretchma- Still open? Decent pizza used to be better than kingston pizza, probably about the same now. They may be open just motzei shabbos really not sure.

Gambos- I am not such a pastry guy. Good hot chocolate during the winter though.






 


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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2012, 08:39:06 AM »
Wanted to do this for a while. Here is a list of the places I've eaten and my favorite thing at each place. I'll edit more later, add bad foods etc... For now I want to hear other peoples opinions, so I can know what else to try. *disclaimer- besides for basil all the restaurants listed below have mediocre-horrible decor/comfortable seating.
Nice job

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Sushi spot- One of the best rolls I have ever had is the Crunchy Situation, many other rolls are good another one I like very much is the specialty portabela roll. http://www.sushispot2.com/
i dont remember which sushi i ate there, but i would say they have pretty good sushi! its nice that they finally opened up a shushi place in CH.

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Empire Grill- The Lemon(off the menu), sesame, and sweet and sour Chinese chicken are all very decent and large portions, The 770 burger and spicy fries is my go to meal for a cheap and good fleishig food. Remember they deliver for free till very late usually 1am or later. http://www.empiregrillny.com/
i also dont remember what i had there but i remember they had good cruchy deep fried chicken - and shnitzel sandwhiches werent that bad, i cant say amazing on those

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Mendy's- The 3 meat combo is excelent, I usualy get corned beef, pastrami, and roast beef, with fried onions. They really pack in a lot of meat. Also their baby chicien lafa is good. One of my favorite chicken soups is their chickin gambo soup. http://www.mendysdeli.com/
i havent eaten there in a real long time, but i would say if ur in a rush and need something quick and you're around 770 then go for a chicken avocado wrap or a pastrami sandwhich

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Pamadori- Newish Pizza shop. I really enjoyed their Pamadori slice and garlic pizza, both top notch!
Really good pizza and some other cheese stuff (fgt what its called). they make really good fruit shake (base milk)

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Cafe Rimon- Fettuccine Alfredo is amazing!
never ate there. but i ate at the same place when it was called something else- many years ago. (sorry to long ago to remember)

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Buncho Bagels- Probably the best bagels in crown heights. They have a good yougurt in the fridge by the register. For the most part just a typical bagel shop from what I've had.
if you're looking for a good bagel sandwhich this is the place to go. a little more pricey then arele's bagels but its worth it

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Areles bagel- I love their personal pies that are just $6 I always ask for the russian sauce for dipping. This is my go to for cheap milchig meal. Also $5 breakfast special, bagel with eggs, potatos, israeli salad, and coffee
i usually get a stomach ache after i eat there. i only eat there cuz i have no patience to walk to bunch-o bagel and its more center location. the personal pies and the spicy potato bagel (which still gave an ache) are the only thing that taste good there.
just beware that the cashier takes the money with his glove still on and then will touch food as well.

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Kingston Pizza- I would never eat their pizza, if I didn't know they got a new recipe. The new pizza is actually not horrible if someone serves it at a party I suppose I would eat it, and enjoy it, otherwise...
havent eaten there in many years but i remember that the pizza aint that good

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Prime Sandwich- When they first opened I got a very good portion of schintzel in a spicy schnitzel sandwich and enjoyed it. Since the opening I have went there twice been very unimpressed and let down. Don't plan on ever going there again...
same here. when it opened i orderd a meat combo and it was really good, recently i ordered a shnitzel and it was horrible. - it pays to drive to shnitzies on coney island for a good shnitzel sandwhich

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Albany bake shop on Kingston- They make sushi and accept food stamps. That is about all I know about them...
i didnt really like their breakfast specials

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Mermelsteins- My go to place for plane food. They have a pre-wrapped deli sandwich with I think Corned beef, Pastrami, and turkey. Easy to travel with and will stay good for long trips.
many years ago i ordered some chicken breasts from there and it was good.

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Kretchma- Still open? Decent pizza used to be better than kingston pizza, probably about the same now. They may be open just motzei shabbos really not sure.
idk if open but better pizza then kingston

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Gambos- I am not such a pastry guy. Good hot chocolate during the winter though.
not either a big pastry guy but they say its not too bad there. Probably better then buying a donut at Kahan''s

i wouldve recommended Esthers Deli/Grill A"H!
and never buy a sandwhich from a guy selling on the steps of 770, they're usually soggy! :)

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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2012, 02:14:54 PM »
Well done.

I have a few disagreements & comments:

Kingston Pizza- I would never eat their pizza, if I didn't know they got a new recipe. The new pizza is actually not horrible if someone serves it at a party I suppose I would eat it, and enjoy it, otherwise...
havent eaten there in many years but i remember that the pizza aint that good
Their pizza used to be absolutely horrible, but now with the new ownership (Itzik & the guy from Dagan's) It's actually really good IMO.

Kretchma- Still open? Decent pizza used to be better than kingston pizza, probably about the same now. They may be open just motzei shabbos really not sure.
I haven't been there in ages. their pizza was (is?) decent but the place was always so filthy, it always grossed me out. -and not having a hechsher didn't help either...

Albany bake shop on Kingston- They make sushi and accept food stamps. That is about all I know about them...
Closed.
-or are you talking about "Kingston bake shop"? I'm pretty sure Albany on Kingston never sold sushi...


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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2012, 02:21:08 PM »
Wanted to do this for a while. Here is a list of the places I've eaten and my favorite thing at each place. I'll edit more later, add bad foods etc... For now I want to hear other peoples opinions, so I can know what else to try. *disclaimer- besides for basil all the restaurants listed below have mediocre-horrible decor/comfortable seating........
+1
areles bagel - personal pies and the spicy potato bagel (which still gave an ache) are the only thing that taste good there.
just beware that the cashier takes the money with his glove still on and then will touch food as well.
pizza is only good while its still warm otherwise its not good
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Kingston bake shop- i didnt really like their breakfast specials
breakfast is not at all good but if you have food stamps its worth it, sushi there is prob the best in CH besides for 'sushi spot'
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Gombos - not either a big pastry guy but they say its not too bad there. Probably better then buying a donut at Kahan''s
not the best but its very fresh stuff as oppose to the other bakery's

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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2012, 02:40:25 PM »
Their pizza used to be absolutely horrible, but now with the new ownership (Itzik & the guy from Dagan's) It's actually really good IMO.

-or are you talking about "Kingston bake shop"? I'm pretty sure Albany on Kingston never sold sushi...

Could be I still associate it with the old pizza taste just because of the name...

Yes Kingston bake shop. Thanks for the correction.

Also my favorite Ice cream in crown heights is the soft serve pistachio flavor with cookie crunch on the inside and outside from Nosh world.
Side  not I heard sweet expressions lost their hechsher again. I was never to impressed with their ice cream anyway.
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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2012, 05:49:54 PM »
Nice job

+1, this thread is well overdue :D

Side  not I heard sweet expressions lost their hechsher again. I was never to impressed with their ice cream anyway.

Again?
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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2012, 07:06:00 PM »
Again?
They used to be under badatz ch then the OK now they lost the OK also... They don't have a mashkiach timidey and a goy prepares the hot chocolate so it is a problem of bishul akum. Don't quote me on this just what I've heard.
 
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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2012, 12:51:46 AM »
Bakery on Kingston & Crown: Best breakfast in town, try Israeli-mayo salad.
Kingston Pizza: Their pizza is awesome since they changed owners.
Pomodori: Try the vodka pizza, excellent.
Buncho's: havarti tuna melt on a flat. Bunchochino with the works.
Don't forget Sushi-K-Bar in E.K. I tried their tuna pizza "roll" last week, impressed as usual. Rainbow roll my regular.
Basil: Wild mushroom pizza, Basil fries with LOTS of truffle mayo. BEST EVER croissant, worth every penny.

(What a baal-taiveh  :-[ )

ps. All I remember about Kretchme is that once I went there and saw baked ziti on the display and asked the guy behind the counter if it's good and he goes with a grin from ear to ear: "It's excellent! You know how I know? Because I made it myself!". So I'm like: "OK, let's go for it"...
What can I say? A clump of american cheese on one side and a squirt of ketchup on the other, not even on the same spot anywhere. It reminded me of yeshiva food (actually it didn't because it was way worse and incomparable to yeshiva food).
OTOH, I must say that Kretchme still holds the title for the best pizza in town for the longest period of time.
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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2012, 07:41:05 PM »
Areles bagel- I love their personal pies that are just $6 I always ask for the russian sauce for dipping. This is my go to for cheap milchig meal. Also $5 breakfast special, bagel with eggs, potatos, israeli salad, and coffee
I usually get a stomach ache after i eat there. i only eat there cuz i have no patience to walk to bunch-o bagel and its more center location. the personal pies and the spicy potato bagel (which still gave an ache) are the only thing that taste good there.
just beware that the cashier takes the money with his glove still on and then will touch food as well.

I guess I owe you a +1. I hear they got shut down today by the health department.
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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2012, 08:43:14 PM »
I guess I owe you a +1. I hear they got shut down today by the health department.
IIRC its the 3rd time in the past 2 yrs that they closed for this reason, i guess last time didnt help much.

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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2012, 10:26:44 AM »
sorry about the last post, was a mistake
Sushi spot- One of the best rolls I have ever had is the Crunchy Situation, many other rolls are good another one I like very much is the specialty portabela roll. http://www.sushispot2.com/
i went in there once and they told me my sushi would be ready in 45 min!
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Empire Grill- The Lemon(off the menu), sesame, and sweet and sour Chinese chicken are all very decent and large portions, The 770 burger and spicy fries is my go to meal for a cheap and good fleishig food. Remember they deliver for free till very late usually 1am or later. http://www.empiregrillny.com/
shnitzel sandwich is good shwarma in a lafa is also. pretty cheep. sushi is terrible
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Albany bake shop on Kingston- They make sushi and accept food stamps. That is about all I know about them...
before sushi spot opened they were said to have the best sushi in CH

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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2012, 01:58:51 AM »
Albany bake shop on Kingston- They make sushi and accept food stamps. That is about all I know about them...
You're probably referring to Kingston bake shop AKA Isaacs, Albany bake shop never carried shushi AFAIK.
before sushi spot opened they were said to have the best sushi in CH
Not at all! Best sushi hands down was at Empire Kosher, still competes big time with the new sushi place.
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« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2012, 07:18:29 PM »
Still waiting for some more food suggestions. Does no one eat out in ch?
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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2012, 09:12:02 PM »
Still waiting for some more food suggestions. Does no one eat out in ch?
iv heard people say, if you want to eat in a normal restaurant you have to leave CH

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Re: Crown Heights master thread
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2012, 12:09:44 AM »
iv heard people say, if you want to eat in a normal restaurant you have to leave CH
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