There's not much to be said about the decor at E & R. The boxy walls are smeared an industrial green that is interrupted by crazy red stencils of stars, flowers, and musical eighth notes. Next to a carry-out window, there's a calendar touting a butcher shop on Coney Island Avenue with the uninspiring name of OK Meat Place. As a warning against overindulgence, a used Stairmaster is offered for sale in one corner, facing a TV that plays WWF bouts. The patrons are glued not to the action but to the closed captions underneath as they labor diligently to... More >>>
By photo: Cary Conover
Brooklynite Lifontine Eliezer enjoys the nuanced cuisine of his native Haiti at E & R.