At Belarussian Xata, Hearty Fare to Keep the Spirits Light
Certainly there is an odd magic at work at Belarussian Xata, where, as the meal progresses, the food grows increasingly rich — a kind of homage to hyperphagia, the fattening period before hibernation — yet the spirit stays light. It could be the birch sap or the horseradish-spiked vodka, scouring tongue and soul; the postcard-pretty tables draped with rushnyky, ceremonial embroidered linen towels that follow Belarusians from ...
Welcome to Belarussian Xata.
Evoking the impression of a Belarusian cottage (хата), the décor is picture-perfect, from the roughhewn tables and rustic fences to the charming artwork, wall hangings and sconces; even the wooden menu covers reflect the theme. And the incredibly attentive and helpful staff, clad in enchanting authentic garb, will guide you through your experience with such appreciation for their homeland and knowledge of its cuisine that you’ll come away feeling that you have been immersed in Belarusian culture, if only for a brief moment in time...
Fuhgeddaboutit Food: Xata
Sheepshead Bay is known for its large Russia community, but it’s also home to the city's only Belarusian restaurant.
Xata is known for its fried potato pancakes. The potato dish called "machanka" is served alongside meat and smothered in a creamy sauce. Diners can also get it stuffed with meat in what's known as the "kolduni."
"Belarus is the country of ..."
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