Archive for the ‘Sandwiches’ Category

posted by on Dessert, East Village, Sandwiches, South American/Spanish, Vegging Out

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My boyfriend and I once went through a phase where we chose a different and new cuisine via restaurant each week. Well, that happened (intentionally) twice. Once was Ethiopian and the second time was Venezuelan food at El Cocotero in Chelsea. There, we tried their national dish called arepas, which are corn flour sandwiches of [...]

posted by on Chicago, Ice cream, Mexican, Sandwiches, Tacos, Travels, Vegging Out

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I spent four amazing, mostly bone-chatteringly cold years, as an undergrad in Chicago, and even though the sound of my graduation year already makes me feel old, the memories, mostly of food, are still fresh in my memory. I returned last week for a glorious, if not completely hectic, five days in the Windy City, [...]

posted by on American, Cheese, Comfort Food, Fast & Easy, Sandwiches, Vegging In

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I always feel like the working world is so ebb and flow. One week I’m home at night in time to try a new recipe, see friends, work out and watch any given iteration of Real Housewives. The next week, I’m eating Qdoba at work, cursing those six flights of stairs to my apartment, and [...]

posted by on American, Nolita, Sandwiches, Vegging Out

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My first job ever was working at a hoagie shop (hoagie = South Jersey speak for sub) the summer after my senior year. It was the first time I got a paycheck, the first time I got tips and the first time I had some sort of uniform. (It was a navy blue shirt embroidered [...]

posted by on Crepes, Holiday Markets, Holidays, Midtown, Sandwiches, Vegging Out

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{Bryant Park ice skating rink} Among the many things that are lovely about winter in the city—Christmas lights, artisanal hot chocolate, and the scent of pumpkin and peppermint—are the holiday markets. Sure, who actually needs kitschy clocks and winter hats in the shape of panda bears, but it’s hard to feel anything but a healthy [...]

posted by on Bistro, Brunch, Coffees & Cafes, European, Sandwiches, Vegging Out

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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 [...]