Photo shows a mural painted on a restaurant wall of two men wearing traditional Palestinian keffiyeh’s. A set dining room table is next to the mural. Inset photo shows an menu reading ‘From the River to the Sea’ and listing two shrimp dishes and their prices.
The owner of the Upper East Side's new Palestinian restaurant al Badawi is setting the record straight about a menu that's made headlines | Upper East Site, Screenshot via Ayatnyc.com

UES Restaurateur Defends ‘Offensive’ Phrase on Sister Location’s Menu

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An Upper East Side restaurateur is in hot water, accused of promoting genocide and antisemitism through the use of the controversial phrase 'From the River to the Sea' in the menus at some of his establishments. Though the words are not present in hi
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