Archive for the ‘South American/Spanish’ 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 Fish, Mediterranean, Protein, South American/Spanish, Vegetables, Vegging In

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After demolishing a large plate of caramelized banana French toast at Extra Virgin yesterday, I wanted to keep dinner light. Like I said, I’m trying to include more fish into my diet because it’s just so darn healthy, so I baked some frozen wild salmon, which I picked up at Trader Joe’s, flavored with chimichurri, [...]

posted by on Boston, Breakfast, Brunch, Comfort Food, Lunch, Mexican, South American/Spanish, Travels, Vegging Out

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Weekend trips are the best way to beat the doldrums of February in New York City, so besides San Diego last weekend, I headed to Boston earlier this month to see one of my best friends. Considering her fine taste in food and healthy vegetarian lifestyle, I knew I could leave the restaurant picking to [...]

posted by on Chicago, Dinner, South American/Spanish, Tapas, Vegging Out

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So we’ve done brunch at Orange, dessert at Sweet Mandy B’s and Molly’s, so all’s that left is dinner. Disregard the sweets before dinner thing; I tend to do that a lot. A part of me wanted Gino’s East deep dish pizza, but the other part of me felt like that heavy meal would probably [...]

posted by on Dinner, Hell's Kitchen, South American/Spanish, Vegging Out

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I always dream about the day I’ll visit South America. The culture, the language, the people, the landscape…it’s all good. My only concern is the food, which tends to be pretty red meat-heavy. I think I will just have to subsist on water, pasta and vegetarian/chicken empanadas, and if they’re anything like the ones at [...]