Chicken Fight! Blue Ribbon VS Hill Country

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In one corner, hailing from the corner of 2nd avenue and 1st street on the Lower East Side of NYC, just a short walk from Katz’s Deli and the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on Houston Street, is the Blue Ribbon Fried …

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Lincoln Center: Food for the Soul and Music for the Ears

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The stars are out.  The curtain is about to draw.  The orchestra has fine-tuned their instruments.  The mincing and fopping is about to commence up in the box seats.  It’s showtime at Lincoln Center in New York City.  There is …

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Schatzie’s: Meet the Meat Man of Manhattan

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Back in the day, the neighborhood butcher was a honorable profession.  Dozens and dozens of customers would line up around the place and out the door for the finest cuts of meat done with an expert cleaver.  Granted, I may …

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Brgr: Wrong Spelling, Right Taste!

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Hamburgers and Fries are a classic, unbeatable combo.  And in New York City, this delicious duo goes way beyond just fast food; it has taken on a gourmet twist that appeals to those who mistakenly write off burgers as de-classe. …

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A Bit of Belgium in the Big Apple

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When it comes to decadent foods that tickle our taste buds, it is hard to beat Belgium.  This tiny European country known for amazing architecture, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Flemish giants, and Tintin is a haven for the finest chocolates, crispest fries, …

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Big Daddy’s Diner: Too Close for Comfort Food

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Remember being a kid?  Remember getting up at around 6 am or 7 am on Saturday and sitting through at least 4 hours of cartoons?  How about gorging on the sweetest cereal this side of Willy Wonka’s breakfast nook?  Or …

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Ferrara’s: Little Italy’s Best Dessert!

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Many eateries in New York City have come and gone over the years.  Luckily, though, some have stood the test of time and have become staples of the Big Apple.  One place in particular sits in a cozy corner of …

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Little Collins Cafe: Aussie Coffee Break in NYC

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Fans of this blog probably already know how much I love the land down under.  From the people, the animals, the sports fans, and the food, I am very fond of Australia.  And lately, I’ve noticed how New York City …

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Doughnut Plant: Where the Best Doughnuts in NYC Grow!

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DOUGHNUT PLANT LOWER EAST SIDE 379 Grand Street, between Essex and Norfolk Hours: Every day 6:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Cash only Phone: +1-212-505-3700 CHELSEA HOTEL 220 West 23rd Street, btwn 7th & 8th Aves. Hours: Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. – …

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The Australian NYC: Down Under, Downtown!

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I have found a beautiful oasis in the heart of midtown Manhattan.  A place that makes me feel homesick for my other favorite place on Earth.  No, not Disney World or Cedar Point.  A place where kangaroos are on money, …

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