In the past I have complained about the driving habits of our neighbors [/open-thread-driving-in-sheepshead-bay-sucks/], but today it’s the pedestrian’s turn to suffer my wrath. What the hell is wrong with the people walking the streets of Sheepshead Bay? A little jaunt from East 12th Street and Avenue Z
THE BITE [/tag/the-bite/]: Roll n Roaster (2901 Emmons Avenue, just west of Nostrand Avenue) is well known for its roast beef sandwiches, late night crowds and its 1970s television commercials [/dont-forget-roll-n-roaster-had-commercials/]. But it also sells Cheez burgers, fries and “freshly squeezed orangeade,” all of which are prominently touted on
Wow, talk about a survivor. Jimmy’s Famous Heros located at 1786 Sheepshead Bay Road (between Emmons Avenue and Shore Parkway) is celebrating its 75th anniversary all month long. Opened on February 1, 1938, Jimmy’s has survived the Great Depression, World War II, the massive inflation and oil embargoes
THE BITE [/tag/the-bite/]: The Bite welcomes Sheepshead Bay Road’s newest business, and I think the only new business to open since Superstorm Sandy devastated the area: Georgian Cuisine Apani. Located at 1520 Sheepshead Bay Road, Georgian Cuisine Apani takes over the space recently vacated by Randazzo’s Sandwich
THE BITE [/tag/the-bite/]: A Mexican-Hawaiian take out restaurant? Only in New York City. Empire Tortillas Aloha Teriyaki Grill (3556 Nostrand Avenue) is one of those anonymous storefront takeout joints that line Nostrand Avenue from Avenue U to Avenue Z. This nondescript takeout restaurant could pass for any cheap fast
THE BITE [/tag/the-bite/]: Twenty-twelve has to be the year the Mexican restaurant established itself in Sheepshead Bay. We’ve seen the opening of El Mexicano Restaurant [/el-mexicano-restaurante-chicken-pork-tacos-the-bite/], and the soon to be open Jumpin’ Bean [/jumpin-bean-new-mexican-restaurant-slated-for-emmons-avenue/] on Emmons Avenue, as they join La Villita as part of the smattering
THE BITE [/tag/the-bite/]: Looking for a new place for lunch? Cevabdzinica Sarajevo II (2556 Coney Island Avenue) is trying something new; the hot table. Hoping to rebuild its customer base after the hurricane, Sarajevo II is offering up a hot steam table of home-made dishes for your mid-day indulgence.