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1 Food Stuffs: Pipe Your Own Cannoli At Cannoli Plus

With the holidays fast approaching and parties to plan, I figured I’d make a pit stop at Cannoli Plus today – a bakery that specializes in the festive Italian desert. The bakery located at 6903 New Utrecht Avenue is not much to look at from the outside, but if you close your eyes, the plumes of sweet cannoli smoke…





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3 Food Stuffs: Hand Pull Noodle & Dumpling House

Food Stuffs is a column exploring the gastronomic landscape of Bensonhurst and the surrounding neighborhoods. Each entry will cover anything and everything even remotely related to food because here in Bensonhurst, food is always news. Despite the nondescript pink sign and literal name, Hand Pull Noodle & Dumpling House, located in the heart of Bensonhurst (7201 18th Avenue), is…


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3 First Bite: Pho & Co’s Vietnamese Street Food

The latest eatery on 86th Street, Pho & Co, opened at the beginning of September. As promised when we wrote about it back in July, we stopped by for a bite. The restaurant describes itself as a destination for “Vietnamese street food.” That kind of had me hoping for some extraordinary, exotic treats – like this…


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2 With The Mid-Autumn Festival Here, The Mooncakes Have Arrived – What To Know About This Chinese Pastry

School’s back in session, summer’s winding down and with that comes the mid-autumn festival, the second most important of Chinese holidays. The mid-autumn festival falls on September 8 this year, when the moon is said to be at its fullest and brightest of the year. In Asian countries, festivities usually include moon-gazing and the creation of…



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4 Food Stuffs: Cheese Baked Rice With Portuguese Chicken – H.K. Tea & Sushi

Food Stuffs is a column exploring the gastronomic landscape of Bensonhurst and the surrounding neighborhoods. Each entry will cover anything and everything even remotely related to food because here in Bensonhurst, food is always news. For those willing to explore it, the bustling Chinese restaurant scene on 86th Street beneath the D train offers a tour of numerous provincial cuisines…


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