Archive for the ‘Vegging Out’ Category

posted by on Cake, Cuban, Philadelphia, Vegging Out

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Even though I grew up just 20 minutes from Philadelphia, I always considered myself more of a New York gal. But with some of my best friends living there now, I’m trying to make more of an effort to visit and try the burgeioning restaurant scene. Last week, while home for the holidays, we celebrated [...]

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 [...]

posted by on Bread, Le Pain Quotidien, Sandwiches, Soup, Vegging Out

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{Avocado tartine topped with chick peas, tomatoes and alfalfa sprouts} I’ve had some hits and some misses at Le Pain Quotidien, but on a recent cold winter night, it was a hit all the way. I’m a huge fan of LPQ’s seasonality, and much like their summertime tofu and pineapple tartin, I loved the avocado [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Eggs, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegging Out

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I used to be the kind of person who’d wait 1.5 hours for brunch in the city, but as time goes on, my patience is waning and I.want.it.now! So when the brunch line at Clinton Street Baking Company was 2 hours (!) Thanksgiving weekend, my boyfriend and I instead went to Balaboosta, whose Mediterranean brunch [...]

posted by on Bread, Egypt, Middle Eastern, Travels, Vegging Out

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You’ll have to forgive my abrupt disappearance from this here blog. It wasn’t laziness or lack of good New York food (pfft, never!); it was actually a family trip to Egypt! A couple of weeks back I left for Cairo and 10 hours later, I landed in the country of pyramids, temples and over-eager bazaar [...]