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BITE: My Journal
August 19, 2019
Ed’s Lobster Bar East
As usual, we ordered too much of so good…
August 14, 2019
Seaside Escape
It’s Nice to Have Someone Along with the Same Accent...
August 5, 2019
The lush summer taste of my chilled corn veloute comes...
July 29, 2019
River Café
Occasionally dinner is a rare and delicious indulgence.
July 22, 2019
Unforgettable Chanterelle
A stylish Sally Bowles gets up from a handsome writing...

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February 12, 2014 | Short Order
New BarBacon in Hell’s Kitchen is All Bacon All the Time
Expect bacon swizzle sticks, bacon-steeped vodka, and chocolate-covered bacon. By Ana Lopez

February 10, 2014 | Short Order
Blue Olive Market: Casual Greek Eatery Invades Midtown
Blue Olive Market. If Mario were Greek...

February 7, 2014 | Short Order
The Ultimate Baking Challenge: Robicelli’s Kiwanis Cupcakes
Can I outdo Robicelli’s at their own cupcake-making game?

February 3, 2014 | Short Order
Orhan Yegen Opens a Gourmet Shop with Hot and Cold Dishes to Go On
The mezze dictator expects to launch Francela February 16th and later on, cooking classes...

January 31, 2014 | Short Order
Hill Country Elbows Into Crowded Brooklyn BBQ Scene
Brooklyn’s newest barbecue joint stakes its claim on the Fulton Mall.

January 30, 2014 | Short Order
Chef David Malbequi Is Out at Rotisserie Georgette and Another Daniel Boulud Alum Moves In
“The stars aligned,” says Georgette Farkas of new Boulud hire Columbia U grad Chad Brauze.

January 27, 2014 | Short Order
Juice Fasting: Enlightenment in a Bottle or Worst Idea I Ever Pitched?
Can living on nothing but juice take me to a place of boundless energy and transcendent joy?

January 23, 2014 | Short Order
Meat Is a One-Night Stand, Vegetables Are a Marriage: Franny’s Cellar Series Celebrates Winter Vegetables
Brooklyn restaurant Franny’s gets passionate about vegetables at their latest Cellar Series dinner.

January 21, 2014 | Short Order
It’s ABC Country, as Jean-Georges Launches His Rehabbed Inn at Pound Ridge
Why would he do it? “I never did anything historic before,” he says.

January 20, 2014 | Short Order
Theo Peck Brings Old School Lower East Side Flavor to Brooklyn
A shiksa discovers the delights of matzo ball soup in Clinton Hill

January 9, 2014 | Short Order
“Brooklyn Chef’s Table” Love Fest Warms Up the Polar Vortex
On an icy January night, Sarah Zorn’s book party generates some Brooklyn culinary heat.

December 30, 2013 | Short Order
Whole Foods Comes to Brooklyn: Did you say Superfund or Super FUN?
In a cloud of cinnamon-pinecone-scented air, Brooklyn Mom forsees demise of Fairway...

December 27, 2013 | Short Order
Do or Dine: We Did, We Dined, We Ate Fish Eyeballs (At Least, I Did)
Santaria skulls, subway tile and a spinning disco ball screamed Brooklyn hipster...

November 26, 2013 | Short Order
Reverse Chic: Brooklyn Invades Gotham West Market
Scanning the far-flung, ten thousand square feet grazing grounds of the newly opened Gotham West Market in Hell’s Kitchen, I spot a trio of favorite vendors from my adopted borough…

November 25, 2013 | Short Order
Waste Not Cranberry Sauce Sorbet by Rozanne Gold
The author of Radically Simple can’t resist leftovers.

November 7, 2013 | Short Order
75 farmers in red-and-black plaid hit NYC Friday to promote Cabot cheddar
Plaid-wrapped bus brings farmers to stores. Liberty Hill Farm’s Beth Kennett passes out goodies from Cabot at Zabars.

October 28, 2013 | Short Order
Seventh Annual NY Film Fest Is Boldly Stuffed
I feel disoriented as I order an Old Fashioned from the bartender standing behind the nacho counter at the 3rd Ave AMC Theaters…

October 18, 2013 | Short Order
Hormel’s Sizzling Film Festival Brings Home the Bacon
Foodist Lauren Bloomberg Drains the Fat from Bacon Shorts

October 4, 2013 | Short Order
A Freshman Foodie Dines with the Nordic Gods
There was definitely a repeated refrain of crunch and crumble but none of the burning twigs or dirt I expected.

September 30, 2013 | Short Order
Getting Cultured: Kombucha Tasting in Brooklyn
Holding the slimy, dense chunk of raw, concentrated probiotic culture in my hand, I hesitate before bringing it to my mouth…

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