Russian Cuisine - Kapowski's

Restaurant Review: Kapowski’s

A note about my restaurant reviews: New York City counts many Eastern European restaurants scattered across the five boroughs, most of them ignored by restaurant critics and diners alike. I intend to visit as many as I can and report! I knew it would happen sooner or later: the restaurant I’m reviewing today shut its doors before […]

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Russ & Daughters Café

Restaurant Review: Russ & Daughters Café

A note about my restaurant reviews: New York City counts many Eastern European restaurants scattered across the five boroughs, most of them ignored by restaurant critics and diners alike. I intend to visit as many as I can and report! Russ & Daughters has been a Lower East Side institution for a century. The story of this […]

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Red Alert: Iron Curtain at the Hester Street Fair

Red Alert! Random Eastern European dishes are invading our streets and restaurants! Should you duck and cover, or welcome the enemy? Last weekend, the Hester Street Fair on the Lower East Side had a booth for Iron Curtain, a Facebook page with a not-unfamiliar logo that plans to turn into “a new kind of Soviet restaurant” by […]

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