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  • Italian Americans are lucky. When they eat out, they can choose everything from elegant gourmet dining spots to neighborhood pizza joints. On the other hand, except for Chicago, most of the America’s so-called ‘Polish restaurants’ are usually little more than blue-collar American eateries

 

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  • Known locally as Little Poland, Greenpoint has been the heart of the Polish community in New York City for decades, with more Polish businesses here than anywhere else in the city. Standing on the main strip, Manhattan Avenue, you could be forgiven for thinking you were in a small town in Silesia, as Polish bakeries, delis and restaurants line the sidewalk and the sound of the Polish language fills the air.

  • In Polish tradition, the day before the feast day of St. Andrew has long been associated with fortune-telling games. Parishes named after St. Andrew should especially take notice.

  • Italian Americans are lucky. When they eat out, they can choose everything from elegant gourmet dining spots to neighborhood pizza joints. On the other hand, except for Chicago, most of the America’s so-called ‘Polish restaurants’ are usually little more than blue-collar American eateries that also include pierogi, gołąbki and kiełbasa on the menu.

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Deli products made in small butcheries following generations-old traditions

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The Polish Deli

Best in Town European Food Market

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Baltic European Deli

One stop for Polish and Eastern European Foods in Boston

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Red Apple

An "all you can eat" buffet restaurant serving Polish and international food

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Café Polonia

Traditional and gourmet Polish and Eastern European specialties

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  • Known locally as Little Poland, Greenpoint has been the heart of the Polish community in New York City for decades, with more Polish businesses here than anywhere else in the city. Standing on the main strip, Manhattan Avenue, you could be forgiven for thinking you were in a small town in