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 Yemen Cafe samples some of the delicious Yemeni cuisine in Fifth Avenue in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn, Expect hearty stews, plenty of juicy, flavorful lamb (dishes like the signature lamb haneeth), and one of the best desserts FATAH.

There’s a substantial Yemeni population living in Brooklyn — like many immigrant populations, some found refuge from turmoil at home, drawn by the possibility of a new life in the United States. “Anybody who came from Yemen, the first thing they did was come to the restuarant,” says current owner Sid Nassir, who took over the business from his father. “And my father would help them out, get them a job — there wasn’t this big of a community back in the ’80s.”