Archive for June 2009 | Monthly archive page

posted by on Chocolate, Dessert, Events, News, Snacks

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Mars will unveil a limited-edition coconut version of their classic M&Ms this August and I, for one, am super excited. M&Ms happen to be one of the few mass-market candies that I still like. Hershey’s tastes like nothing to me anymore. (Yeah, with La Maison du Chocolat and Jacques Torres less than 5 miles away, [...]

posted by on Dinner, Italian, Lunch, News, Pizza, Vegging Out

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Pizza Hut all but disappeared in my New Jersey hometown years ago, but it wasn’t just my town. Whenever I go outside NYC, I’m hard pressed to find Pizza Huts among all the Papa John’s and Domino’s that keep popping up. The company must’ve taken note of their fast-fading presence because now the brand is [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Coffees & Cafes, Fruit, Lunch, Snacks, Vegging In

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I love muffins but hate the mutantly large ones they sell at coffee shops, street carts and cafes. They’re usually all calories and no taste. But I’ve made these blueberry banana muffins multiple times now and they’re wonderful! Perfect for friends who come over for breakfast, these muffins are super easy to make and are [...]

posted by on Chocolate, Dessert, East Village, Ice cream, Vegging Out

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Well, I guess I have. But here’s some more photographic evidence of why: Bon app├ętit!

posted by on Asian, Dinner, Hell's Kitchen, Midtown, Protein, Thai, Tofu, Vegetables

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I’ve been wanting to go to Zen Palate forevvvver. The vegetarian restaurant, whose tag line is “The Art of Eating Well,” is meant to be the Holy Grail for vegetarians. They tout fresh ingredients, minimal frying along with tons of tofu and seitan variations. I’ll give them props for providing a veggie-packed meal and more [...]

posted by on Brazilian, Celebrities, Dinner, Drinks, East Village, Food etc.

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I have this strange fascination with wanting to know what other people eat – my friends, strangers, celebrities. I’m not comparing for any sort of ego boost or health reason, I just love hearing about food and what different people prefer. It’s interesting because I don’t get Twitter and why you’d want to know what [...]