Archive for July 2009 | Monthly archive page

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I was recently interviewed by Self magazine’s fantastic blog Healthy Bites about my flexitarian ways. Check out the interview! And check out Healthy Bites for tasty recipes, interesting news and tons of ideas for living a delicious and well-balanced lifestyle!

A snack at Corrado

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2009
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posted by on Brunch, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Dessert, Lunch, Snacks, Vegging Out, West Village

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For some, a snack is fruit, string cheese, nuts…you know, normal things. I like to think of myself as that kind of snacker 85% of the time. The other 15% of times, the equation in my head goes dessert = snack. And with that math, I found myself at the casual, but quaint Corrado in [...]

posted by on Dinner, Indian, Vegetables, Vegging In

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Making Indian food can be intimidating – all those spices, the prep work, the inherent exoticism (I think so, and I’m Indian myself!) But after taking an Indian cooking class at the Chelsea restaurant Bombay Talkie, I realized the hardest part is getting all of the obscure ingredients. After that, it’s really not that different [...]

posted by on Chelsea, Dinner, East Village, Lunch, Snacks, Thai, Vegging Out, West Village

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Lazy Sundays are meant to be completely out of synch with the rest of the week, so it was only fitting that my friends and I ventured to the NYC Thai chain Spice to satisfy a 5 p.m. craving for something spicy, no pun intended. Like any other Thai place, vegetarians and meat-eaters both have tons [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Chefs, Snacks, Vegetables, Vegging In

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A couple of months ago I had the lovely opportunity to have breakfast with Chef Katie Lee Joel at her townhouse in the West Village (gorgeous!). Katie and her team cooked some fabulous dishes, which we noshed on while talking about her new book, The Comfort Table: Everyday Occasions, due out this October. This book goes one step [...]

This is just gross

Jul
2009
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posted by on Food etc., Steals & Deals, Vegging Out

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The new blog, Eat This and Die, features restaurants that offer prizes for completing their “food conquests.” What are these so-called food conquests? How about you eat 72 oz. steak, shrimp cocktail, beans, salad and a bread roll (with butter) in less than an hour? Well, if you can, it’s free at The Big Texan [...]