PolishGIPolishGI-DavidThose in NYC looking for some traditional Polish food for Christmas would do well to check out the Pierogies, Uszka, Borscht, Buraczki, and Bigos at Polish G.I. on 1st Avenue in the East Village (take-out only).

Dave (photo) and his wife Grace are the real deal — offering healthful food at fair prices.

Photographs: Stephen Wise