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Pictures from Florida/Cooking with Safta

Good to be back! I have returned from Florida, relatively unscathed. Jewish guilt? Check. Blotchy sunburn? Check. Family recipes from my Safta? CHECK. So excited about those. It's a shame I don't know how to spell half of them, but I'll just describe them: Foshert (my best guess as to […]

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I’m Off To Florida!

That's right – I am off to Ft. Lauderdale to visit my grandmother (isn't that why anyone goes to Ft. Lauderdale?). I will be in hot pursuit of homemade chopped liver, kugel, cheese balls (recipe to come hopefully..), and babka. All the while taking in some sun and enjoying some […]

Food and Drink, Restaurant Reviews

Dinner at Scarpetta

Restaurants that are backed and operated by a celebrity chef usually don't interest me much, especially when they're located in the meatpacking district. Overhyped and usually overpriced, these words are more often than not, indicative of the restaurant scene in this trendy locale. However, there are exceptions to every rule, and Scott Conant's […]

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Dine In Brooklyn!

Ahh something I will be doing a lot more of in the near future. Mainly because I'm moving there. Holler! Not a joke – it's true. As much as I love Manhattan and it's urine-splattered streets, I will be relocating to uber-trendy Williamsburg soon. So it's only fitting that I promote their […]

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March 1 – 14 2010 is Martini Week!

I am so over this weather. NYC got bitch-slapped by mother nature yet again with the "perfect storm." This is NOT perfect. If this was perfect, I would be at home, on my couch, with a blanket, watching The Office and eating chinese food directly from the carton. FUCK THIS. Seriously. […]