Archive for April 2010 | Monthly archive page

posted by on Comfort Food, Dessert, Gifts, SoHo

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This was what I was surprised with on the Saturday before my birthday: delicious Eileen’s cheesecake with trick candles. Quite possibly the best cheesecake in the world (Junior’s? Pfffft…) thanks to its airy texture, perfect portion size and myriad flavors. Eileen was even featured on a Throwdown with Bobby Flay episode when he battled Junior’s. [...]

posted by on American, Dinner, Dinner party, Events, Flatiron, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegging In, Vegging Out


To kick off my weekend of birthday fun (which pretty much just revolved around good food…fine by me!), my friends took me to the Natural Gourmet Cookery School in the Flatiron district. This vegetarian culinary school is all about healthy, seasonal food and every Friday at 6:30 p.m., students cook a three-course meal that’s open [...]

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

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To celebrate our anniversary, my boyfriend and I decided to go to the East Village vegetarian restaurant Dirt Candy. Him at a vegetarian spot for an occasion we’re both celebrating? Well, believe it or not, I’ve subconsciously started to veer him towards less meat, more vegetables. It wasn’t really my mission, but bruhahaha, I win! [...]

Vegging Out: Do Hwa


posted by on Asian, Korean, Tofu, Vegging Out, West Village


I like to think I’m open to any cuisine, but when I realized I had never had Korean, I decided to change that, and fast. My boyfriend found an amazing West Village Korean spot, Do Hwa, which accommodates vegetarians and has a cool weeknight-dinner vibe to match. I had always thought that Korean restaurants were [...]

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When I visit bakeries, I always replay the dream of owning my own bakery in my head, but the story behind Sweet Revenge in the West Village is particularly inspirational. The owner, Marlo Scott, got laid off from her corporate job in publishing in 2007, toiled in her West Village studio testing out cupcake recipes, [...]

posted by on Brunch, Drinks, Latin, Snacks, SoHo, Vegging Out

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I just realized that I failed to tell you that I’ve joined the year 2010 and signed up for Twitter, but just for the purposes of this blog. You won’t see me tweeting about brushing my teeth or buying toilet paper, but if you’re interested in the restaurants I’m trying or interesting food articles I [...]