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Rant: Marshmallow Peep Pie

Browsing around thisiswhyyou', I found something that didn't appeal to my stomach (which happens a lot lately – they may want to make a sister-site called, but it DID appeal to my irrational hatred for marshmallow peeps. The Sweet Peep-tato Pie. Finally! Someone put them in the oven where […]

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My Unorthodox Thanksgiving

Normally, a Thanksgiving at the Skinny Pig household consists of all the staples and trimmings: Turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, sweet potatoes, corn, and some sort of pie. However, this year, due to unforeseen family crises (yes, plural), we had no choice but to opt for Boston Market […]

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A Trip to Turkey Via Sahara’s

Rarely do I stumble upon a place in the city (and in Kips Bay, no less) that offers a meal that is delicious from beginning to end, but that's what this place does. Sahara's, a turkish/middle-eastern restaurant located just a few blocks from the Kips Bay movie theater and NYU […]

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Sweet and Savory Dinner at OBAO

As posted previously, I may not have gotten to OBAO  for lunch, but I certainly made my way over there for dinner. Turns out they don't take reservations, but it really wasn't packed at all. There were more orders being placed for delivery, from what I could tell. Either way, […]

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OBAO Opening For Lunch TODAY

OBAO, the new pan-asian noodle shop from Michael Huynh, was supposed to be open this week for dinner ONLY, but I just called to get a resy and they will be opening for LUNCH TODAY! Shhhh don't tell Midtown Lunch!  I'm so jealous I won't be able to get there […]