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The Vegetarian Option: Bahar

I've only ever eaten at one other Afghan restaurant, so I wasn't sure exactly what to expect from Bahar, which is tucked into a stretch of Coney Island Avenue lined with Pakistani and Bangladeshi eateries. In fact there are a lot of familiar-sounding options on their menu, particularly under the vegetarian section, but it all sounds like Indian food. They do offer sides of naan, and under beverages you can find a mango lassi, but I was determined to order something less ordinary. More

The Vegetarian Option: Khyber Pass

[Photographs: Maggie Hoffman] Khyber Pass 34 Saint Marks Place, New York NY 10003 (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues; map); 212-473-0989; menu Cuisine: Afghan Veggie Options: 6 appetizers, several salads, about 10 entrées Cost: Appetizers around $6, veg entrées around $11... More

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