Archive for the ‘Vegging Out’ Category

posted by on Cafe, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Events, Union Square, Vegging Out

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Hot chocolate is obviously a cornerstone of winter, and if you live in New York City, you deserve the best dang hot chocolate in the world for this miserable weather we’ve been having. For the ultimate hot choc lover, head on over to The City Bakery for their annual hot chocolate festival, which doles out [...]

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 Australian, Burgers, Nolita, Vegging Out


I came to Ruby’s Cafe a while ago before I even moved to its ‘hood with my friend who claimed this Australian spot had the best burger in New York City. We did have burgers that night, but sorry, Kunal, I didn’t think they were the best. Good, but not best. (I still love Shake [...]

posted by on Mexican, Upper East Side, Vegging Out

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One of the best things about 2011 is the fact that my best friend has moved to New York, and I’m getting to indulge in all the amazing girl talk and girl grub I’ve missed out on without her here. I went to visit her new place on the Upper East Side recently, and before [...]

posted by on Chelsea, Comfort Food, Italian, Pizza, Vegging Out


Ahh the Artichoke pizza from Artichoke Basille’s. It’s drenched in cream sauce and dotted with spinach and artichoke, creating a slice that rivals Chicago stuffed pizza in heaviness. (I usually limit myself to one slice per year because that’s just how rich it is!) The company started as a tiny, seat-less shop in the East [...]

posted by on Indian, Murray Hill, Vegetarian, Vegging Out

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After a disastrously disgusting meal at Haveli and sub-par eats at the cabbie joints in Curry Hill, I’ve been pretty skeptical of Indian restaurants in the city. True, I love Tamarind, but it’s a little bourgeois, not to mention pricey. Tiffin Wallah, a vegetarian kosher restaurant in Murray Curry Hill, was the antidote to my [...]