Archive for June 2010 | Monthly archive page

posted by on Dinner, Italian, Lower East Side, Lunch, Sandwiches, Steals & Deals, Vegging Out

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I sometimes determine whether to go into a restaurant based on the number of people inside. The more inside, the more likely I’m going to go in. Fortunately, I tossed out that rationale when I went to the Lower East Side restaurant Bruschetteria. Of the approximately 10 tables, only two were taken and it was [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brooklyn, Brunch, Vegging Out

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I had a lovely date with a girlfriend for brunch (at Olea) and a show (Alvin Ailey’s “By Popular Demand” at BAM) this weekend and it was such a great day to leave Manhattan and bask in the haven of BAM’s high-powered AC what with it being a total scorcher on Saturday. We decided on [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Chicago, Lunch, Outdoor seating, Sandwiches, Travels, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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I visited Chicago last month and of course I hit up my favorite brunch spot in the whole wide world: Orange! There isn’t much to say that I haven’t already, so I’ll just share with you some tantalizing photos of the amazing pancake flight I ordered. The theme was citrus berry; check it out: When [...]

posted by on Chicken, East Village, Flexitarianism, Italian, Latin, Meat, Outdoor seating, Vegging Out

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When my lease is up at the end of August, I’m itching to move to the West side for a change of pace, but with that itch, I’ve been preemptively neglecting all the wonderful East Village spots that make my neighborhood so great. So I decided to venture to one my local Restaurant Row, a.k.a. [...]

posted by on Fast & Easy, Sandwiches, Sides, Snacks, Vegging In

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I always felt a kinship with Joey from Friends because I, too, am a die-hard sandwich fan. And with my sandwiches, I pretty much always have to have a side, like potato chips or my favorite, Terra Chips. But when I recently visited the Union Square Farmer’s Market, I decided to make good on my [...]

posted by on American, Burgers, Meat, Protein, Sandwiches, Vegging In

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I know I’ve been absent but sometimes life gets in the way of food, which is news to me! I was traveling to Chicago and Boston, working late and catching up on life in general. But I’m back and I need to update you on an incredibly momentous occasion in my cooking “career.” As you [...]