Carina Finn Koeppicus

Carina Finn Koeppicus

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Carina is a native New Yorker who wakes up every morning already thinking about dinner. She writes about all things food-related, from cookware to obscure regional hot dogs, and can’t stop buying vintage cookbooks. She splits her time between Brooklyn and upstate NY, where she’s learning to grow the foods she loves to eat.

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NYC Guide

A Guide To Lebanese Food In Bay Ridge
Lebanese in Bay Ridge

Local expert Jeanette Chawki shows us her favorite spots in the neighborhood for mezze, za’atar pies, and more.

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NYC Review

Safir Bakery & Cafe
Turkish in Sheepshead Bay

Safir Bakery in Sheepshead Bay specializes in both sweet and savory Turkish baked goods

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NYC Review

Bakery La Brioche
Dessert in Brighton Beach

Bakery La Brioche is the best place to go for Russian pastries in Brighton Beach.

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NYC Review

Tashkent Supermarket
Uzbek in Brighton Beach

Tashkent Supermarket in Brighton Beach is an Uzbek specialty store with a fantastic hot bar.

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NYC Review

Kaffeine231
Uzbek in Brighton Beach

Kaffeine231 is a coffee shop and bakery in Brighton Bay with plenty of Uzbek specialties. Come for lunch and get the Samarkand Plov.

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NYC Review

Vintage Specialty Food
Dessert in Brighton Beach

Vintage Specialty Food is a candy store and Russian grocery in Brighton Beach.

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NYC Review

Güllüoğlu Baklava & Cafe
Dessert in Brighton Beach

Güllüoğlu is a Turkish bakery in Brighton Beach with more baklava than you can even imagine.