Archive for the ‘Vegging Out’ Category

posted by on Dinner, Italian, Lower East Side, Lunch, Sandwiches, Steals & Deals, Vegging Out

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I sometimes determine whether to go into a restaurant based on the number of people inside. The more inside, the more likely I’m going to go in. Fortunately, I tossed out that rationale when I went to the Lower East Side restaurant Bruschetteria. Of the approximately 10 tables, only two were taken and it was [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brooklyn, Brunch, Vegging Out

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I had a lovely date with a girlfriend for brunch (at Olea) and a show (Alvin Ailey’s “By Popular Demand” at BAM) this weekend and it was such a great day to leave Manhattan and bask in the haven of BAM’s high-powered AC what with it being a total scorcher on Saturday. We decided on [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Chicago, Lunch, Outdoor seating, Sandwiches, Travels, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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I visited Chicago last month and of course I hit up my favorite brunch spot in the whole wide world: Orange! There isn’t much to say that I haven’t already, so I’ll just share with you some tantalizing photos of the amazing pancake flight I ordered. The theme was citrus berry; check it out: When [...]

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 American, Breakfast, Brunch, Vegging Out, West Village

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It had felt like ages since I had a full weekend in the city — what with my vacation and going home for Mother’s Day — so I spent last weekend soaking up a typical New York weekend. First stop: brunch. (Second stop: street fair. And third stop: shopping.) I headed to the West Village [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brooklyn, Brunch, Comfort Food, Diner, Vegging Out

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Having grown up in New Jersey, it’s only natural that I have a certain affinity for diners. To some, they’re grungy, greasy and not very tasty. To me, they’re fun, offer satisfying comfort food staples and remind of so many high school nights out (we were clearly total badasses in those days!). So I was [...]