Archive for the ‘Chelsea’ Category

posted by on Bakery, Cake, Chelsea, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Cookies, Cupcakes

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The weather has been so up and down lately that whenever I can catch a warm day, I try to make the most of it. And so a couple weekends ago, when the clouds parted and I could finally feel warmth on my skin (I’ve missed you, Sun!), my boyfriend and I decided to take [...]

posted by on Chelsea, Comfort Food, Italian, Pizza, Vegging Out


Ahh the Artichoke pizza from Artichoke Basille’s. It’s drenched in cream sauce and dotted with spinach and artichoke, creating a slice that rivals Chicago stuffed pizza in heaviness. (I usually limit myself to one slice per year because that’s just how rich it is!) The company started as a tiny, seat-less shop in the East [...]

posted by on American, Breakfast, Brunch, Chelsea, Lunch, Protein, Tofu, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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As good a sport as meat-eaters can sometimes be about going to vegetarian restaurants, it’s always a different experience going to meat-free spots when you’re with a fellow flexitarian (or vegetarian). They can truly appreciate the taste of tempeh or the savory flavor of soy, and understand what it’s like to be able to have [...]

Vegging Out: Co.


posted by on Chelsea, Italian, Meat, Pizza, Vegging Out

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July marked my five-year anniversary of my six-month study abroad trip to Melbourne, Australia. The experience was magical, challenging, life-changing, inspiring and crazy fun, so you can imagine how thrilled I was when one of my favorite Aussie friends visited New York City during his two-week American adventure. For dinner, we headed to Jim Lahey’s [...]

posted by on Chelsea, Dinner, Flexitarianism, Indian, Vegging Out

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I took an Indian cooking class at Chelsea restaurant Bombay Talkie last summer, and I think they’ve got a crack PR team because it totally made me want to go there for dinner. I’ve gone twice since the class, and even though this weekend’s venture wasn’t as impressive as my first, it’s still worth it [...]

posted by on Chefs, Chelsea, Food etc., Mark Bittman

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The New York Times must’ve had me in mind when they asked marathon champ Deena Kastor and food writer Mark Bittman to pair up for a run and some marathon-worthy food picks. As I’ve mentioned, I’m training for my second marathon right now (November 1 – NYC!) and this video, though it’s from last month, [...]