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Ornella Trattoria


Usually when I do extreme eating, I do it one thing at a time. It’s not that it’s all I can handle (although in the case of duck tongue), but it usually has to do with that’s the only thing the restaurant offered. In the case of tonight’s extreme awesomeness, I saw an event at Ornella Trattoria; I could not pass it up!

Although most extreme for me would be lamb’s head, there were other things served as well. This menu would make the nose to tail dining enthusiasts proud if they can only get past what they are eating. But at the end of the day, the whole concept of nose to tail is to not let any of the animal go to waste. I learned tonight that we really do let good things go to waste!

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Little Miss Saigon, Vietnamese in Brooklyn


Flatbush is more known for its Jamaican food than Vietnamese in the same way that Vietnamese cuisine is mostly known for its Pho more than sandwiches. Groupon has a way of turning the tables a bit in order to bring things to the mainstream though. Little Miss Saigon is a little Vietnamese take away restaurant located on a quiet portion of Cortelyou Road in Flatbush that serves Vietnamese sandwiches and bubble tea.

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Himalayan Yak NYC


On a search for goat curry on Yelp, I discovered Himalayan Yak in Jackson Heights, Queens. Seeing as how Jackson Heights is known for its sizeable desi population, I knew that Himalayan Yak had to be authentic. But not only is it authentic, there’s something extreme on the Himalayan Yak menu, yak.

I was there within twenty four hours!

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Nepalese Indian Restaurant in Ridgewood, Queens NYC


Another restaurant gem at Seneca Avenue and Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood, Queens is Nepalese Indian Restaurant. Indian restaurants are a dime a dozen anymore, since Indian food has become so trendy. But since it had Nepalese in the name, I knew it would be different.
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