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Good Bread: Brooklyn Bread House, New York's Only Armenian Bakery

Good Bread Andrew Coe 4 comments

Wherever the Armenian diaspora travels, it brings its baking traditions, particularly the flatbread staple called lavash. You can get it at Brooklyn Bread House, the sole source for fresh, local Armenian bread in New York. More

Market Tours: Visit Carmel Grocery in Forest Hills for Eggplant Salads and Middle Eastern Staples

Clara Inés Schuhmacher 3 comments

Look close under the green and white awning and you'll notice, in the window, brightly painted signs advertising dried fruits and nuts, homemade salads, and more. Welcome to Carmel, a tiny but wonderfully stocked Middle Eastern grocery in Forest Hills. The products are fresh, the staff is friendly, and the affordable prices can't be beat. More

Almayass in the Flatiron: Armenian-Lebanese Food That's Best In Small Servings

J. Kenji López-Alt 2 comments

It's always a gamble trying to adapt a successful overseas to the fickle U.S. market. Occasionally you might strike gold—think: Till Death Do Us Part's metamorphosis into All In The Family. But more often than not, you end up with Chateau Snavely or Payne desperately trying to capture the magic of Fawlty Towers. Having spent a few meals out at Almayass, the successful Middle Eastern chain of Armenian restaurants that has most recently expanded to Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, it feels more like the American version of The Office: a refreshingly unique and strong beginning that gets progressively less exciting. More

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