Kings Highway is Brooklyn's camino real— a grand thoroughfare tracing a grid-defying arc through the heart of immigrant neighborhoods: East New York, Flatlands, Homecrest, Midwood, Bensonhurst. From the raised platform of the D train, benches that seem like they're placed there for that purpose afford an expansive view of the artery; around the first corner to the north is Turkish Café and Restaurant, a 24-hour establishment that glowed like a beacon one cold Sunday night. The interior is painted Pepto-Bismol pink, festooned with Anatolian travel posters and a single oil landscape of a snow-capped peak and rushing torrent, more... More >>>