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Vegging Out: Posto


posted by on Gramercy, Pizza, Vegging Out

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I never had the traditional American upbringing of BBQs on national holidays, yet the sight and smell of (beef) hot dogs sizzling has become oh so tempting. Unfortunately, grilling opportunities in New York City are all but nonexistent*, and so yesterday for July 4, I settled for my summer holiday food back-up: pizza and diet [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Eggs, European, Gramercy, Italian, Olive oil, Pancakes, Vegging Out

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{Ricotta pancakes with plum compote} I’m a huge Danny Meyer fan. Every restaurant of his that I’ve dined at—from Shake Shack to Blue Smoke—has been a culinary adventure. So when my friends suggested we breakfast at his new Italian eatery, Maialino, in the Gramcery Park Hotel, I was more than down. What’s in it for [...]

posted by on Events, Girly, Gramercy, Russian

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I stumbled upon this gorgeous Gramcery resto one afternoon when it had only a soft opening (a.k.a. open for fancy private affairs but not to the public). Its design is straight out of Rachel Ashwell’s shabby chic and the hostess we spoke to was a sweet model-like Russian (don’t they all look like that?). She [...]

posted by on Asian, Coffees & Cafes, Drinks, East Village, Gramercy, Snacks, Vegging Out, West Village

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It’s not like I’ve never had bubble tea, but my love for the refreshing/chewy drink had been in hibernation mode while the Pinkberrys and Red Mangoes of NYC took over my last two summers. Now my love is back in action. I ventured to the West Village tea café, Tea Spot, this weekend to try theirs [...]

posted by on Dinner, Events, Gramercy, Meat, Protein, Vegging Out

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After all of my veggie-filled meals, it’s time for some meat! I don’t ditch my vegetables often, but when I do, it’s usually for a burger. There’s something about a juicy burger that’s just so satisfying. Perhaps it’s all the filling protein…and fat. (Has anyone else heard that when some vegetarians crave meat, it’s usually [...]