Archive for the ‘Latin’ Category

posted by on Fish, Latin, Nolita, Seafood, Vegging Out

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This dinner at Oficina Latina was momentous for a few reasons: 1. My boyfriend and I have been meaning to go ever since we realized there was a hip, new taqueria around the corner from our apartment. 2. Our wonderful friends Samar and Amer were in town from Dallas. 3. We were celebrating my 26th [...]

posted by on East Village, Latin, Mexican, Vegging Out

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On a recent bitter cold night, I decided to ditch my usual winter routine of couch + candle + TV/book/computer. Instead, I put my hair in a fancy top-knot bun, snapped on some rhinestone clip-on earrings and headed out to dinner at the vibrant and buzzing Boca Chica, which serves pan-Latin cuisine in the East [...]

posted by on Chicken, East Village, Flexitarianism, Italian, Latin, Meat, Outdoor seating, Vegging Out

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When my lease is up at the end of August, I’m itching to move to the West side for a change of pace, but with that itch, I’ve been preemptively neglecting all the wonderful East Village spots that make my neighborhood so great. So I decided to venture to one my local Restaurant Row, a.k.a. [...]

posted by on Brunch, Drinks, Latin, Snacks, SoHo, Vegging Out

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I just realized that I failed to tell you that I’ve joined the year 2010 and signed up for Twitter, but just for the purposes of this blog. You won’t see me tweeting about brushing my teeth or buying toilet paper, but if you’re interested in the restaurants I’m trying or interesting food articles I [...]

posted by on Dessert, Dinner, East Village, Latin, Vegging Out

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In the mood for a bumpin’ Latin-infused dinner? That’s the kind of vibe my visiting cousins and I wanted on a recent Saturday night. So we headed to the East Village restaurant Yuca Bar, which serves up an eclectic pan-Latin menu and prides themselves on their mojitos and sangria. It’s a casual place, but the [...]