The lone Burmese restaurant in New York City opened in March in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, bringing the rings and chain links of the Burmese alphabet to a street otherwise inscribed in English, Russian and Mandarin.
Among its neighbors are a Sicilian billiard-table dealer, an Albanian butcher and a Universal Enlightenment Temple. Bensonhurst has the borough’s highest concentration of foreign-born residents, which might explain why the chef Aye Myint, known as Oscar, named his restaurant Together. “He wanted it to be a gathering of different people,” his elder daughter said. Read More via NYTimes.