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Turkey Meatballs

1 lb lean ground turkey 1 medium yellow onion, grated 2 cloves of garlic, minced or grated 1 large egg 1/2 cup Italian-seasoned, store-bought breadcrumbs 1/4 cup Parmigiana cheese 1 tbsp dried parsley 1 tbsp dried thyme 1 tbsp dried oregano 2 tsps ketchup 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce salt and […]

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Extended Restaurant Week!

I have just received news that Centro Vinoteca and Gusto Ristorante are extending their summer restaurant week lunch menus through Labor Day. If I had known this a week ago, I wouldn’t have booked three reservations (including Centro Vinoteca) in one week. In fact, quite a few restaurants are participating […]

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Kung Fu Girl Riesling!

There is nothing I love more than a dry red wine, but in the summer, I tend to stray towards the white wines. With temperatures climbing to the high 90’s and that humid New York City air smacking you in the face, it’s hard to really enjoy a room-temperature glass […]

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New – SideBar in Union Square

There is nothing I love more than a fun bar with great food, and fortunately, I’m not the only one. Michael Sinensky, the man who brought us Village Pourhouse and Hudson Terrace, introduces SideBar, an upscale sports bar/gastro-lounge in the Union Square area. SideBar will encompass everything that a sports […]

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Le Singe Vert Now Serving Breakfast

During my college days, I frequently visited Le Singe Vert (The Green Monkey), a small French bistro in Chelsea. I love their fresh sandwiches, yet always wondered why they didn’t have any breakfast items, considering they already make a 3-egg omelette for lunch. Fortunately they have started serving breakfast, featuring […]

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Hundred Acres

While it may sound like an antique shop somewhere up in the catskills, this surprising gem is actually a restaurant nestled in the West Village in New York City. When I first heard the name hundred Acres, I pictured trees, lakes, and a little cottage with a wood-burning fireplace. Now […]