Four of us were hiding from the burning sun around two in the afternoon at Tamada ("Toastmaster"), a new Georgian restaurant in Sheepshead Bay, one of only three in the city. Raked by ocean breezes, the front door kept eerily swinging open. The walls displayed animal pelts, jeweled daggers, and the compulsory painting by famed Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani, showing fur-hatted dudes at a banquet holding their wine glasses... More >>>