3 "Russian" Restaurants in New York.
Farida is a casual Central Asian restaurant in Midtown with excellent food and a fun atmosphere.
Nargis serves good Uzbek food in a casual space in Park Slope. Expect big portions of salads, meat-filled dumplings, and kebabs.
The always interesting Tatiana Restaurant & Night Club on the Brighton Beach boardwalk - because sometimes dinner is about more than just the food. Sometimes, it's about fire gymnastics.