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posted by on Dessert, East Village, Sandwiches, South American/Spanish, Vegging Out

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My boyfriend and I once went through a phase where we chose a different and new cuisine via restaurant each week. Well, that happened (intentionally) twice. Once was Ethiopian and the second time was Venezuelan food at El Cocotero in Chelsea. There, we tried their national dish called arepas, which are corn flour sandwiches of [...]

posted by on Chicago, Ice cream, Mexican, Sandwiches, Tacos, Travels, Vegging Out

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I spent four amazing, mostly bone-chatteringly cold years, as an undergrad in Chicago, and even though the sound of my graduation year already makes me feel old, the memories, mostly of food, are still fresh in my memory. I returned last week for a glorious, if not completely hectic, five days in the Windy City, [...]

posted by on Fish, Mexican, Nolita, Outdoor seating, SoHo, Tacos, Vegging Out

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New York has this way of making you feel like if you’re not outside your apartment, taking advantage of the city, you’re missing out. There’s always some cool bar, restaurant, exhibit or park you MUST BE AT. And when it gets warm, that gravitational-like pull towards the streets is even more powerful. I don’t often [...]

posted by on Baking, Blueberries, Bread, Breakfast, Dessert, Fast & Easy

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I think it’s always nice, in this world of constant connectedness, to disconnect for at least a short period of time. Specific, to this blog, it’s nice to re-evaluate and re-energize and in general, with all our smart phones, Apple products, DVR, keyless car entry, etc., it’s hard to escape technology, so taking some time [...]

Vegging Out: Oscar

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posted by on Cafe, Coffees & Cafes, Snacks, Vegging Out, West Village

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I like to say I have a love-hate relationship with New York City. I can go on and on about the hates, which include but are not limited to: dirty streets, rats, angry cabbies, a lack of greenery and overpriced everything. But for all those, I also have a bunch of loves, one of which [...]

posted by on American, Raw, Union Square, Vegan, Vegging Out

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As a general rule, if I got out to eat and end up with a stomach ache, I don’t recommend it, and thus don’t blog about it. Last night, I went to Pure Food and Wine and got a stomach ache. Yet I’m blogging about it. Well, I think this is a slightly different case. [...]