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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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Patsy’s Pizza for 60 Cents!

No it’s not 1933, but Patsy’s wants to make it seem that way. To celebrate the famous pizza joint’s 75th anniversary, Patsy’s in East Harlem will be selling their fresh and tasty slices for only 60 cents each! And that’s not all folks – they’re rolling back all items on […]


Mayor Bloomberg Says Let’s Dance!

Now I realize this isn’t really food-related, but it’s good-times-related and that deserves some attention on my blog. The Cabaret License that has been in effect since 1926, may finally be getting repealed in NYC by Mayor Bloomberg. The 82-year-old law prohibits three or more people from dancing in a […]