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Vegging Out: Oscar


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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 [...]

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Every winter, I start counting down the years until I move to a warmer city, but the one part of colder temps that I do happen to enjoy is cozying up in a cafe with a good book and cafe au lait by my side. Being the neighborhood snob that I am, I looked for [...]

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I was looking back at the photos on my computer and, as I sometimes do, came across photos from months ago that I haven’t yet shared. Whoops! These particular photos were from my best friend’s October visit to NYC. We ventured the great distance of one block from my apartment for the weekend brunch at [...]

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When I first moved into my new apartment, one of the more exciting storefronts was the one for the soon-to-arrive Little Cupcake Bakeshop, a Brooklyn bakery that would be crossing the bridge. This Sunday, their Manhattan doors finally opened and revealed loads of buttercream, chandeliers and cupcake-loving New Yorkers. (Who said the cupcake craze was [...]

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{Two gems from a weeknight dessert outing: banana cream pie and bread pudding made of chocolate croissants} {Just wanted to share/inspire jealousy} Cafe Gitane 242 Mott St. (at Prince St.) 212.334.9552 B, D, F, M to Broadway-Lafayette 6 to Bleecker

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New York goes through so many foodie phases—cupcakes, Neapolitan pizza, dessert trucks and now coffee. In the last year, gourmet brewers have popped up all over like Stumptown and Blue Bottle, and I was lucky enough to attend a blogger party to check out the newest iteration of the trend—Nespresso’s new boutique bar in SoHo.