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Taam-Tov: Glatt Kosher Jewish-Uzbeki Food

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The best part is the guy on the street wearing the Taam-Tov sign.

This originally appeared in my book Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in NYC.

While not the absolute cheapest place in the world I was so intrigued by the fact that it’s Glatt Kosher Jewish-Uzbek food, that I couldn’t say no. Only in New York (well maybe Uzbekistan too). I got a meat pie for $2.50 and a shish kebab for $5, and to be completely honest with you, they were fucking delectable. Their specialties here are all around $10 and it’s stuff like Uzbek pilaf, which sounds a lot like Edith Piaf to me. The strange part though was that amongst the photo of the Rebbe and the signs that say, “We do Shabbas Catering”, were a fair amount of Japanese decorations. I’d love to see Hasidic Jews rolling sushi. Doesn’t that sound like something from a Mel Brooks movie?

41 W 47th St. btw 5th & 6th Aves. 3rd floor
[Midtown East]

photo from Backyard Beat

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Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap

I've been called "an Underground legend": SF Chronicle , "an SF cult hero": SF Bay Guardian, and "the chief of cheap": Time Out New York, but to those familiar with my work, I'm just "that douchebag who writes books about cheap stuff and drinks a lot".