Archive for the ‘Brooklyn’ Category

posted by on Brooklyn, Brooklyn flea, Comfort Food, Dessert, Donut

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This weekend set a new high (low?) for random eating: 3:30 a.m. pizza on Friday night/Saturday morning, chocolate donut breakfast followed by a veggie hot dog and popsicle for lunch, a three-course meal at the uber-affordable Fiat Cafe in Nolita, an Indian food buffet, plate of bruschetta with coffee at a cafe and scarfed-down slice [...]

posted by on Brooklyn, Moroccan, Vegging Out

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I love when friends become family, and my bestie from college, Avni, is one of those people. I’ve been to her home, both her siblings’ weddings, and now, I got to go to her sister’s baby shower this past weekend in Brooklyn. Avni did the most faboosh job organizing a Moroccan brunch at Park Slope’s [...]

posted by on Brooklyn, Brooklyn flea, Brunch, Fish, Lunch, Mexican, Pizza, Sandwiches, Snacks, Vegging Out

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When I went to the Brooklyn Flea this past summer, the temperature was in the triple digits, I wasn’t hungry and I couldn’t find anything to buy. But what a difference a few months make. This weekend I ventured back with my friend who has an amazing eye for spotting unique pieces. I walked away [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brooklyn, Brunch, Eggs, Vegging Out

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I’m trying to make good on my promise to explore more of Brooklyn, so a few weekends ago, I ventured to Boerum Hill to have brunch with a girlfriend of mine. She’s one of my favorite dining buddies because like me, she’s vegetarian (well, I’m almost vegetarian), she prefers long dinners to bar-hopping and appreciates [...]

posted by on Brooklyn, Fast & Easy, Mexican, Outdoor seating, Tofu, Vegging Out

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I fell in love with the Brooklyn Bridge Park last weekend. See here: OK, it didn’t hurt that it was one of the most beautiful days of the summer. But even without that, what I loved is how quiet, green, clean and family-friendly it is. Kids had more than enough space to run, skip and [...]

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 [...]