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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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2 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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0 Food Stuffs: Rice Flour Rolls – Yu King Bakery

There are many small Asian bakeries that populate 86th Street. These bakeries are full of hearty food, character and wonderfully cranky counter staff. I often find myself running through Bensonhurst trying to meet my Bean colleagues, interviewing oil recyclers and searching for Sandy Koufax – and in need of a quick and cheap bite. The Yu King…


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0 Local Deli Names Sandwich After Senator Golden

Fan favorite and local deli Lioni’s Heroes (7803 15th Avenue) has decided to name a sandwich after Senator Martin Golden. According to a Brooklyn News story, “The tribute was in celebration of Mr. Golden’s commitment to the community, the city and state. “The Marty Golden” consists of breaded chicken cutlets, roasted red peppers, balsamic vinegar, olive…



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