Archive for the ‘Vegging Out’ Category

posted by on Breakfast, Burgers, Cuban, Eggs, Nolita, Vegging Out

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{Mexican style corn on the cob} Since I eat out much less than the average New Yorker, dining out is much more of an event for me. It’s why I takes hours, nay, days to find restaurants and why poring over a menu is no big deal. But you may be surprised to know that [...]

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When the season change, I get sick like clockwork, and with last week’s cooler temps and an office full of sick ill co-workers, it was inevitable that I’d get the bug. And when I start feeling under weather, there’s nothing like home-cooked food. Since I couldn’t run home during the week, I went to the [...]

posted by on Brooklyn, Brooklyn flea, Brunch, Fish, Lunch, Mexican, Pizza, Sandwiches, Snacks, Vegging Out

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When I went to the Brooklyn Flea this past summer, the temperature was in the triple digits, I wasn’t hungry and I couldn’t find anything to buy. But what a difference a few months make. This weekend I ventured back with my friend who has an amazing eye for spotting unique pieces. I walked away [...]

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Eggs, European, Gramercy, Italian, Olive oil, Pancakes, Vegging Out

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{Ricotta pancakes with plum compote} I’m a huge Danny Meyer fan. Every restaurant of his that I’ve dined at—from Shake Shack to Blue Smoke—has been a culinary adventure. So when my friends suggested we breakfast at his new Italian eatery, Maialino, in the Gramcery Park Hotel, I was more than down. What’s in it for [...]

posted by on American, Baking, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Cupcakes, Dessert, Nolita, Vegging Out


When I first moved into my new apartment, one of the more exciting storefronts was the one for the soon-to-arrive Little Cupcake Bakeshop, a Brooklyn bakery that would be crossing the bridge. This Sunday, their Manhattan doors finally opened and revealed loads of buttercream, chandeliers and cupcake-loving New Yorkers. (Who said the cupcake craze was [...]

posted by on Banana, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Dessert, Nolita, Vegging Out

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{Two gems from a weeknight dessert outing: banana cream pie and bread pudding made of chocolate croissants} {Just wanted to share/inspire jealousy} Cafe Gitane 242 Mott St. (at Prince St.) 212.334.9552 B, D, F, M to Broadway-Lafayette 6 to Bleecker