Nargis Cafe: 5 Must-Try Dishes
Today Counter Culture skates in to Nargis Cafe, a jewel in Coney Island Avenue's culinary crown, and just about the only Uzbek restaurant in town where you can sashay in and be seated at peak hours--without being a banquet, that is. The fare hits all the Silk Road high points, from charcoal kebabs, to huge manti dumplings, to composed salads. Here are five favorite dishes.
5. Scallions, Cucumber, Radish, and Herb Salad (top of page) -- Crunchy with radishes and cucumbers, with an over-the-top herb component that makes dill and scallions the center of attention, this delightful salad is dressed with suzma, a sour-milk dressing that works better on greens than buttermilk.
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