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The Great American Pie-Off

And he said, "Let them eat pie." Ok, maybe I skewed the quote a tad, but in this case that’s what it should be. This Saturday, the 26th, in honor of a new play-writing contest inspired by iconic American photos, the New York Theatre Experiment is holding a pie bake-off. […]

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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 […]