Tag Archives: Food
My first cucumber roll. An art in progress

Sushi Class: Roll With It

Sushi comes in many forms—the grab n’ go package, the dodgy half price buffet and, of course, the classy over-priced restaurant with the open kitchen so you can admire the chef’s handy work.  Out of my experience in all three types of establishments, I always come away with utter admiration for the sushi chef. Even […]

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‘Tis the Season: Restaurant Week Summer 2010

I feel like Restaurant Week is an unofficial holiday in New York City. This bi-annual event unlocks the door to restaurants otherwise reserved for bankers and ballers, and instead lets the average, aspiring foodie enjoy an affordable $25 lunch or $35 dinner.  Restaurant Week(s) is actually a period of two weeks, organized by NYC & […]

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New Location, Same Great Margs

Mmmm margarita season is in full swing and luckily my favorite margarita eatery,Cowgirl Seahorse, just opened a second location on the South Street Seaport. Awhile ago I wrote a post detailing my unyielding love for Cowgirl’s margaritas, a love that is luckily shared among my friends! Last Friday I sounded the sirens and we met at Cowgirl […]

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Green Food Delivery Initiatives Spark Utensil Shortage

Ah, the joys of NYC food delivery. One of the luxuries of living in this fine town is that any cuisine is just a couple mouse clicks and less than an hour away from delivery to your doorstep.  The website SeamlessWeb, which aggregates all the restaurants that deliver to your particular building for online ordering, […]

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Chinatown Night Out

I often forget about Chinatown. Not because it is easy to miss, but rather because I subconsciously avoid it the way most New Yorkers avoid the Times Square hustle.  Daytime Chinatown calls to mind a crowded mess of tourists shopping for I Heart NY t-shirts and fake Ray Bans and being followed by some man […]

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Grocery Shopping Relief with FreshDirect

Grocery shopping in NYC is not what I would classify as a fun experience. The Midwest grocery stores of my youth are roughly the size of one city block in this town, which meant I had to adjust to smaller stores, a reduced selection and sharpen my bumper cart skills.  The store closest to my […]

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Best Margs in Town

On St. Patrick’s Day most people opt for Guinness or Jameson, but in the interest of avoiding the parade and not replicating Hobo St. Paddy’s Day, my friends and I went out for margaritas.  As a result, I have crowned my new favorite margarita!  This is no small task.  New Yorkers pride themselves on where […]

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