Ayat to open a second branch in Brooklyn
Less than a year after opening, Palestinian restaurant Ayat in Bay Ridge is preparing to expand. “NEW ALERT AT THE 2nd LOCATION”, the owners Abdul Elenani and Ayat Masoud announcement with horn and siren emojis during the weekend. The new restaurant will be located in Brooklyn and will have a roof that can be used year-round, the owners confirmed in a comment on the Instagram ad.
The exact address and opening date of the restaurant’s second location is not known at this time. Eater contacted Masoud for more information.
The popular Palestinian restaurant opened in Bay Ridge last October and has become a quick hit in the neighborhood for its toasted flatbreads and rotating meat towers. Restaurant draws attention of New York Times critic Pete Wells shortly after opening, who discovered that his best dishes weren’t his shawarma or his kebabs, but his Palestinian staples, including the ‘improbably delicate’ lamb kefta and squash stuffed with rice and onions. Ayat has long been a part of the Eater’s Guide to Brooklyn’s Best New Restaurants.
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