Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

posted by on Chicken, Events, Italian, Lunch, Meat, Midtown, Olive oil, Restaurant Week, Vegging Out

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The last time I tried Restaurant Week was when I first moved to New York City in 2007. A bunch of us girls went to i Trulli and had a great time, but I realized that spending almost $50 (including tip) on a three-course dinner, which was more food than I needed, wasn’t probably worth [...]

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Hot chocolate is obviously a cornerstone of winter, and if you live in New York City, you deserve the best dang hot chocolate in the world for this miserable weather we’ve been having. For the ultimate hot choc lover, head on over to The City Bakery for their annual hot chocolate festival, which doles out [...]

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Last week, I got to attend a fun event hosted by Post—right here in my work building! The company brought with them the chefs and owners of Chelsea eatery Tipsy Parson, Julie Taras Wallach and Tasha Garcia, who showed us how to use cereal to put a healthy spin on comfort food. I’m a huge [...]

posted by on American, Dinner, Dinner party, Events, Flatiron, Vegetables, Vegetarian, Vegging In, Vegging Out

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To kick off my weekend of birthday fun (which pretty much just revolved around good food…fine by me!), my friends took me to the Natural Gourmet Cookery School in the Flatiron district. This vegetarian culinary school is all about healthy, seasonal food and every Friday at 6:30 p.m., students cook a three-course meal that’s open [...]

posted by on Brooklyn, Dinner, Dinner party, Events, Tofu, Vegging In

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Do you like food? Do you like socializing? Do you like socializing that involves food? Well, then you’re probably a good fit for one of New York City’s many underground supper clubs. These get-togethers bring random people to a cook’s apartment for a meal (usually of the three- to five-course variety) and some chit-chat. I [...]

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If you live in New York, you know that mid-January until mid-March, the city is pretty bleak. We’re past the twinkling lights of the holidays and the revelry of New Years, making those freezing temps not so fun any more. But before you head to the grocery store to stock up on resources (15 degrees? [...]