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Shiraz restaurant opens up in Great Neck

Had a chance to check out the new Shiraz Restaurant (formerly Danny’s) tonight in Great Neck.  The renovations look great (we hope to see more kosher restaurants renovate their places as nice as this place) and the food is nice, tasty and authentic Persian style.  In addition to that they have a full menu that includes fresh sushi, steaks, Italian food and more. They did have some kinks that need to be fixing but that always happens at a new restaurant and we are sure they will have everything squared away shortly.

Shiraz Persian Cuisine
770 Middle Neck Road
Great Neck, NY 11023
516-487-6666

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Popularity: 6% [?]

If you are looking for Kosher pork, try Queens

This photo from above was seen at the Associated Supermarket is Queens.

From the New Yorker

But if you want actual Kosher pork—pork spare ribs, pork cutlets, center-cut pork chops, all labeled in Hebrew “Sh’Chita K’shera Beit Yosef” (i.e., kosher)—you get that only in New York, only at the Associated Supermarket at 4407 Greenpoint Avenue, in Sunnyside, Queens, and only for a few hours today, between the time the Israeli artist Oded Hirsch snapped the above photo on his cell phone and it got forwarded to me, and the time I phoned Aris Duran, the supermarket manager, for an explanation.

“What are you saying?” Duran asked. “Pork cannot be kosher.” So I e-mailed him the photo. He called me right back, and said he was going to pull all the meat off the shelves. “It was a mistake,” he said, and a few seconds later he called back and left a message to say, “Thanks for alerting me.”

Popularity: 2% [?]

Hummus Kitchen to open another location on Upper West Side

The successful Hummus Kitchen is set to open another location on the UWS under the supervision of the International Kosher Council (IKC).

Hummus Kitchen specializes in, well, Hummus!

Hummus Kitchen
416 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10024
www.hummuskitchen.com

Popularity: 3% [?]

“Meat Me”, new French Steakhouse & Sushi Bar to open on Upper West Side

Thanks a Glatt has learned that a new French Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, named “Meat Me” will open in the Upper West Side.  They are planning on opening after the nine days however we know how difficult NYC renovations can be so we would be surprised to see if they open on time or not.

Meat Me
726 Amsterdam Avenue (between 95 & 96th Street)
New York, NY 10025

Popularity: 7% [?]

Green Olive changes supervision back to the OK

Thanks A Glatt has been informed that Green Olive in Midtown has changed their hechsher back to the OK from Cup-K.

Green Olive
300 E 45th St
(between 2nd Ave & 1st Ave)
Manhattan, NY 10017
(212) 792-9753 ‎

Popularity: 3% [?]

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf coming to New York City!

We are pleased to announce that Coffee Bean & Leaf will be coming to New York City in the next year! Finally!

Their first location is set to open in mid August and will be located at 1412 Broadway (at 39th St.)

Popularity: 4% [?]