Brighton Beach

A Korean bean sprout dish, kongnamul muchim), gets an Uzbek spin (fresh cilantro) at Cafe at Your Mother-in-Law.

At this Brooklyn restaurant, you can get Korean food with a side of Russian history

Elza Kan could be one of my Korean aunts, except she speaks Russian. Her restaurant in Brooklyn's Brighton Beach neighborhood serves traditional Korean food with an Uzbek twist.

At this Brooklyn restaurant, you can get Korean food with a side of Russian history
Youth unfurl a giant Ukrainian flag as part of celebrations to mark Constitution Day on the Potemkin Stairs in Odessa.

'Panic in a Suitcase' is an immigration novel with an anti-immigration twist

'Panic in a Suitcase' is an immigration novel with an anti-immigration twist
Gambrinus restaurant, a local hangout in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. One waitress says people come in the summer to peel shrimp and drink beer outdoors near the ocean.

A Russian pirate-theme restaurant in Brighton Beach gives solace to Cold War nostalgia seekers

A Russian pirate-theme restaurant in Brighton Beach gives solace to Cold War nostalgia seekers