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  |  June 17, 2019

    Crown Heights Breaks the Fast

    After nightfall on the 17th of Tammuz, Mendy's restaurant on Kingston Avenue was bustling with people taking advantage of their 'recession buster' specials, and food was distributed to a grateful crowd in 770. Photos

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    Looks yummy
    Guest
    Looks yummy
    spotlight fan
    Guest
    spotlight fan

    love the signs!

    Times have changed
    Guest
    Times have changed

    On the same spot where Mendy’s is now, used to be a luncheonette called Ess & Bentch. In those days girls wouldn’t dare set foot in that place. It was right next to 770 an was reserved for Bochrim only. Girls would frequent the pizza shop further down Kingston Ave. How times have changed.

    Lets break this fasting once and for all by doing the right thing.

    To "Times have changed"
    Guest
    To "Times have changed"

    Go live in Iran…

    Huh?
    Guest
    Huh?

    To “times have changed”. What are you talking about? Seriously can we all just grow up? A girl cant buy something to eat? Ess & Bentch was bringing Moshiach closer? Please give us all a break. Ok? The only thing Ess & Bentch was bringing closer was indigestion as we all know from its nick name Fress & Brech! So please keep your empty headed comments to yourself or any other genius who wants to hear it, but not here where you end up exposing how unintelligent you really are. And to the owners of Mendy’s keep up the good… Read more »

    TO # 3
    Guest
    TO # 3

    DAVEN DAVEN DAVEN

    Grub and Proud!
    Guest
    Grub and Proud!

    That seems to be the general theme here. Every time someone make a comment about the lack of eydelkeit prevalent today in some places in our communities, the ones he speaks bout feel the “burning hat” and feel the need to justify their grobkeit with comments like “Go back to Iran,” and such.
    It’s a sad commentary on our situation….

    ומסיימים בטוב

    To 4 &5
    Guest
    To 4 &5

    Your comments are also an example of changed times. Sad.

    To #3
    Guest
    To #3

    If you are such a good historian you would remember that the size of Mendys and ess and bentch were completly different. A girl would have to bump into many men in order to eat there, which is not the case of Mendys. Besides Ess and Bentch was a kind of hang out for men, which mendys is not. Another differnce is Mendys serves a ‘girl’ friendly menu. Ess and bentch served kishka hamburgers and hot dogs. So bchavod, please dont attack.

    Shmuly is the best
    Guest
    Shmuly is the best

    Mendys has great food – luv Rivkie + the kids

    from a daugther of a shliach
    Guest
    from a daugther of a shliach

    stop complaining you guys at least u have a lot of options of kosher food others have no restaurants!just enjoy what u have( in a tsinusdike way!)

    moshiach now!!!!

    tznius!!
    Guest
    tznius!!

    some minds are so impure and and unrefined, that they dont see the lack of tznius and eidelait they lack!! i personaly have seen lots of non apropriate things happening in this kind of places where girls acted nontzniusdik toward men, even non jewish workers!!! hashem, look where we have got!! that unacceptable!

    these comments are backward and indicative of a goyishe mind
    Guest
    these comments are backward and indicative of a goyishe mind

    something out of a interview from a mosque there should be some sort of class and sophistication when dealing with women

    and if youre soo holy dont eat in a resturant praved hiskafya

    and yes i pray for the day of seperate entrances and proper seating

    A special thanks to Mendys of CH
    Guest
    A special thanks to Mendys of CH

    Mendy’sof CH- the #1 stop for fresh, delicious food. The atmosphere and service is absolutely beautiful…( and always so clean) and it’s great that we have something like this in our community where foreighners and visitors can actually come and visit and have a place of such quality to eat at. And may Hashem bless the business birchavo, for they also do tremendous mitzvos… and to comment #3 it is so not eidel to talk nonesence and to even try to talk negative about a place where the Rebbe’s brocho stands strong!!!! cause times did change and try to look… Read more »

    What?
    Guest
    What?

    Fress and Brech did host girls!!!

    To MR #1
    Guest
    To MR #1

    You are a guy and you see things only through the eyes of the selfish guy that you are which is common for old school ppl like you.
    Just imagine you happened to be born a female, would you think the same way?
    Do you really think that your chauvinistic opinions are rooted in an unwavering adherence to hallacha and tznius which would not allow you to eat in a restaurant in which a female is eating? Don’t fool yourself cause you definitely haven’t fooled us

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