Author: Dara

Food and Drink

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 […]

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Hilarity Watch: Passive-Aggressive Appetizers

I’m glad I’m not the only one who believes food doesn’t always have to be taken so seriously. I was literally laughing out loud while reading Yoni Brenner’s list of "Fourteen Passive-Aggressive Appetizers," and I work in one of the quietest offices in Manhattan. They probably think I’m crazy. While […]

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Wafels & Dinges VS. Waffle 4 U

There once was a time when food sold out of a cart or truck on NYC streets was considered unappetizing, not to mention a surefire way to contract food poisoning. Besides the occasional soft pretzel or bag of roasted nuts, most people never considered stopping at these places for an […]