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Posted on Apr 27, 2011 in Eating Events

The first half of May is packed with some terrific food events. From an Asian Street Food Festival to the annual James Beard Awards, this...

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Ingenious Microplane Herb Mill

Posted on Apr 26, 2011 in Gizmo Girl

As you probably know by now, we’re obsessed with the best, new kitchen gadgets.  (Our drawers are crowded with tools to prove it.) ...

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Q & A With Porsena's Sara Jenkins

Posted on Apr 25, 2011 in Chef Q&A, Chef Q&A Recipes

Chef Sara Jenkins has successfully pulled off a hat trick in the East Village.  She runs three wildly popular restaurants, all located...

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Trend Watch: The New Asian Fusion

Posted on Apr 24, 2011 in Trendwatch

There are few food words that hold a worse connotation than Asian Fusion.  Asian fusion evokes images of diners lounging on Chinoiserie...

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Q & A with Chef Masaharu Morimoto

Posted on Apr 22, 2011 in Chef Q&A, Chef Q&A Recipes

It’s fair to say that no one in America (and perhaps the world) can cook Japanese food quite like Chef Masaharu Morimoto. The original...

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A Few Of Our Favorite Links

Posted on Apr 22, 2011 in Best Of

Though we wander the internet all day reading about new trends, restaurants, “chefscapades,” and other news, we realize you...

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Greatest Garlic Chopper

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 in Gizmo Girl

Over the years, we’ve bought, tested and tossed (in the garbage) quite a few tools that claim to ease the burden of chopping garlic...

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Antonucci's Cafe – Reviewed

Posted on Apr 19, 2011 in Best Of

While the Upper East Side is a perfectly lovely place to live — with plenty of great grocery stores, delivery options and old school...

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New York's Best Seafood Sandwiches

Posted on Apr 17, 2011 in Best Of

With the weather getting warmer, we’ve got one protein on our minds: Seafood!  While New York may not be considered a seafood mecca...

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Passover Cucumber Soup

Posted on Apr 14, 2011 in Chef Q&A Recipes, Recipes

The Passover seder usually involves heavy, traditional foods of the braised meats and stuffed cabbage sorts that   But  with spring (and...

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Bunny Whoopie Pie Pan

Posted on Apr 13, 2011 in Gizmo Girl

Cupcakes jumped the shark long ago. And while everyone’s declaring pie the new cupcake, I beg to disagree.  Aside from both being...

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Dish Spotting – David Burke Kitchen

Posted on Apr 13, 2011 in Dish Spotting

Did you ever eat ants-on-a-log when you were growing up?  I can still remember assembling this childhood snack, made of celery stalks (the...

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Easter Dining Out

Posted on Apr 12, 2011 in Best Of, Holiday Eats, Spring Eats

Most people spend hours, even days, preparing a memorable Easter Sunday meal.  After all, Easter’s a serious religious and food holiday...

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Q & A with Veritas's Chef Sam Hazen

Posted on Apr 7, 2011 in Chef Q&A

Chef Sam Hazen has a history of proving people wrong. When he was first starting out at  Le Gavroche in London, the French chefs dubbed...

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Sneak Peek – Coppelia

Posted on Apr 4, 2011 in Sneak Peek

Right around this time each year, as the weather finally begins to warm up, we start cravingLatin flavors and its vibrant spices. So we...

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Passover-Friendly Dining Out

Posted on Apr 3, 2011 in Best Of

April is a big month for holidays, what with Easter falling on April 24th and Passover beginning the evening of April 18th. Just as...

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