Archive for March 2010 | Monthly archive page

posted by on American, Burgers, Dinner, East Village, Lunch, Tofu, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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* Favorite New Restaurant Alert! * If you’re like me, then whenever you plan to go out to dinner, you can never remember what places are on your “to go” list and you wind up somewhere totally random. That’s nice and all, but then when are you ever going to make good on your list? [...]

posted by on Entrees, Mexican, Vegetables, Vegging In

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This past weekend was a glorious first weekend of spring, so I kept the time indoors to a minimal. But I wanted to catch you guys up to speed with a fabulous meal my boyfriend made for me last weekend, during that terrible soaker of a storm. For our dinner in, we revisited the empanada [...]

posted by on Cake, Chocolate, Dessert, East Village, Vegging Out

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I hit up Spot Dessert Bar on St. Marks this week yet again, and this time, I fell in love with the chocolate banana pudding. My boyfriend got the white miso semifreddo, which we had eyed last time, but it has the whole salty-sweet thing going on, and that’s not really my cup of tea. [...]

posted by on Asian, Dinner, Dinner party, Fast & Easy, Thai, Tofu, Vegetables, Vegging In

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This weekend’s torrential rain storm could’ve been a total bummer if I hadn’t made use of the time by trying out some recipes percolating on my to-cook list. One of those to-cook items was lettuce wraps. The idea first sparked when I saw an item on the endless possibilities for lettuce wraps in Mark Bittman’s [...]

posted by on Blog du jour, Cupcakes, Dessert, Food etc., Girly

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I love photo food blogs like Tastespotting, and this weekend I stumbled upon a new favorite site for some eye candy: Cutest Food. Its premise is simple: pictures of teeny-weeny, super cutesy food including many, but not limited to, desserts. Anyone can submit, but whoever these people are, they are friggin’ talented. Think Ace of [...]

posted by on American, California, Dessert, Dinner, Sandwiches, Tofu, Travels, Vegging Out

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Do I really have to explain why I went to this restaurant? Doesn’t the name say it all?? On my recent trip to San Diego, I went to Extraordinary Desserts, the sweets-focused restaurant overseen by Cordon Bleu-trained pastry chef Karen Krasne. Krasne isn’t just a pastry chef; she’s an artist. Her goal is to incorporate [...]