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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Easter in NYC: 105 Eggs at 30 Rock (Part II)

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Rockefeller Center is undoubtedly one of New York City’s most iconic attractions; a wave of tourists pack this colorful part of midtown Manhattan 365 days a year.  Ask any New Yorker when this flagpole heavy area of skyscrapers is its …

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Easter in NYC: 105 Eggs at 30 Rock (Part I)

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Rockefeller Center is undoubtedly one of New York City’s most iconic attractions; a wave of tourists pack this colorful part of midtown Manhattan 365 days a year.  Ask any New Yorker when this flagpole heavy area of skyscrapers is its …

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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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Christmas in NYC: A Most Wonderful Place to Be!

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“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…” Say what you will about the commercialization of Christmas.  One trip to New York City in the month of December is all it takes to wash away such feelings of cynicism and …

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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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